North American Indoor Football League (2005)

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The North American Indoor Football League (NAIFL) was a proposed indoor football league that announced plans in 2004 to begin play in fourteen Canadian cities beginning in February 2005. The game played was to be a unique indoor version of Canadian football. Teams were to be centrally owned, and former Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Tom Wilkinson was to serve as league president. The league never played a single game and its website went offline in early 2006.

The 14 teams announced were:

East Division

Team City Arena
Fredericton Feud Fredericton, New Brunswick Aitken Centre
Halifax Havoc Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax Metro Centre
Montreal Machete Montreal, Quebec Bell Centre
Ottawa Omega Ottawa, Ontario Canadian Tire Centre
Quebec Quantum Quebec City, Quebec Colisee Pepsi
St. John's Storm St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador Mile One Stadium
Toronto Terror Toronto, Ontario Air Canada Centre

West Division

Team City Arena
Calgary Crusade Calgary, Alberta Pengrowth Saddledome
Edmonton Extreme Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place
Regina Rage Regina, Saskatchewan Regina Agridome
Saskatoon Swarm Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Credit Union Centre
Vancouver Victory Vancouver, British Columbia General Motors Place
Victoria Valor Victoria, British Columbia Save On Foods Memorial Centre
Winnipeg War Winnipeg, Manitoba MTS Centre


  • Terry Jones (2004-06-16). "Loopy launch". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved 2006-11-30.

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