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Bandits Announce IFL 2009 Schedule and Division Alignment

December 10, 2008 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Sioux City Bandits News Release

Sioux City - The Sioux City Bandits of the Indoor Football League are proud to announce our 2009 schedule. Also, today the IFL has announced the league conferences and division alignments. The league has been organized into 2 conferences and a total of 4 divisions, with the conference names commemorating the two leagues that merged to create the new IFL. There will be 19 teams in the IFL for the 2009 season. The Intense Football League (IFL) and the United Indoor Football (UIF) merged in September of 2008 to form the Indoor Football League.

The Intense Conference will consist of the Pacific Division: Alaska (Anchorage) Wild, Billings Outlaws, Colorado Ice, and Fairbanks Grizzlies. In 2010, the Everett (Washington) Destroyers will join this division. The Lone Star Division will consist of Abilene RuffRiders, Corpus Christi Hammerheads, El Paso Generals, Odessa Roughnecks, and San Angelo Stampede Express. The Frisco Thunder will join in 2010.

The United Conference will consist of the Central Division: Bloomington Extreme, Omaha Beef, Sioux Falls Storm, Sioux City Bandits, and Wichita Wild. The Atlantic Division will include the Maryland Maniacs, Muskegon (MI) Thunder, Saginaw (MI) Sting, RiverCity Rage, and Rochester (NY) Raiders.

The Bandits' Schedule is as follows:

Sun, March 15 [email protected] Billings Outlaws

Sat, March 21 - Bloomington Extreme

Sat, April 4 - @ Bloomington Extreme

Sat, April 11 - Sioux Falls Storm

Sat, April 18 - @ Sioux Falls

Sat, April 25 - Wichita Wild

Sat, May 2 - @ RiverCity Rage

Sat, May 16 - Colorado Ice

Sat, May 30 - Wichita Wild

Fri, June 5 - @ Omaha Beef

Sat, June 13 - Fairbanks Grizzlies

Fri, June 19 - @ Saginaw Sting

Sat, June 27 - Omaha Beef

Sat, July 11 - @ Sioux Falls Storm

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