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Cheyenne Warriors Join IFL

September 30, 2012 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Cheyenne Warriors News Release

CHEYENNE, WY - The Cheyenne Warriors Professional Indoor Football Team is proud to announce that it will join the Indoor Football League (IFL) for the 2013 season.

General Manager Alton Walker and Owner Toby SerVoss made the announcement at a press conference Friday that the Warriors will leave the APFL and join the, currently, ten team Indoor Football League.

After an inaugural season that was plagued with APFL turmoil and game-day upsets, the Warriors staff knew that a change had to be made.

"It was a decision that had to be made", added Walker. "We could leave the team in a situation that potentially would not be beneficial to our players, dancers, coaches, sponsors or our fans, or do we advance to compete against the BEST OF THE BEST? The BEST OF THE BEST it is for 2013!"

cheyenne ribbon cuttingOnce the Warriors inaugural season concluded, the team immediately placed high interest in joining the IFL. After several months of negotiations and an invitation to attend the IFL League Meetings in Las Vegas in September, the Warriors were voted into the IFL by the League's Board of Directors.

"We are extremely excited to join the IFL and we feel that this gives our team higher stake.", said Walker "Not only will our players be able to compete with the best, but our fans will have the chance to enjoy the highest level of Professional Indoor Football up close and personal! We Want to be affordable and family friendly. If a ball goes into the stands, you can keep the balls, but you have to give the players back."

cheyenne hc damon wareThe second-year Warriors franchise will now prepare for the hard work competing at IFL level requires and they are ready for the challenge.

Head Coach Damon Ware (pictured right) says "It is an exciting time for the Cheyenne Warriors, taking the next step into the highest level of indoor football. Our plan is to bring in the best talent from around the country, and with a great deal of effort and work we hope to be able to compete against the best teams in the country."

The Cheyenne Warriors will play their home games at The Cheyenne Ice & Events Center. Season ticket prices for the seven-game season start at $80.00 Single game tickets start at $12.00

The Cheyenne Warriors are members of the Indoor Football League (IFL). To reserve your season tickets or for more information please call (307)369-2807. Visit the Warriors online at cheyennewarriors.com. Follow the Warriors on Facebook at facebook.com/chey warriors

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