Chicago Slaughter Return to CIFLOctober 18, 2013 - Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) Press Release
"The Slaughter has been on our radar since acquiring the CIFL in 2012," said League Co-Owner Jim O'Brien, "It's great to have a team with their tenure and competitiveness back in the CIFL." The CIFL, who released their 2014 Regular Season schedule just over a week ago have re-released the schedule today.
"Re-writing the schedule for all the right reasons is a good thing," said League Co-Owner Rob Licht, "Essentially we were able to maintain the integrity of the existing schedule's home arena dates while reducing the travel costs for many teams as well."
With the Slaughter's return to the CIFL they become one of three current teams to have put together an undefeated season on their way to a championship. The Saginaw Sting succeeded in doing so in 2012 and the defending 2013 CIFL Champion Erie Explosion ran the table last year.
"We set out to make the CIFL the most competitive league in the country," said League Co-Owner Stuart Schweigert, "The Slaughter certainly help us continue down that path."
The CIFL, entering its 9th consecutive year of indoor football (the longest running indoor league in the U.S.) can now also stake claim to being the second largest league in the U.S. with 10 teams (the AFL currently has 13 teams).
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Continental Indoor Football League Stories from October 18, 2013
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