What is the MFL?
The Mid-America Football League is the premiere football organization in the Midwest. Founded in 1995, the MFL provides adult amateur football competition for those athletes wishing to further their football careers. Many players use the MFL as an outlet to refine and polish their skills in preparation for upcoming college and professional football tryouts. Currently, several former MFL players have successfully made the transition to the professional level.
Can I play in the MFL?
Each year we are overwhelmed by the response of potential players wishing to compete in the MFL. If you’re an athlete at least 18 years of age, with prior football experience, all you have to do is contact the MFL or your local team for a tryout. The level of competition in the MFL is high, but if you think you’ve got the skills, Click here to get started. In addition, the MFL provides excellent opportunities in the areas of coaching, administration, cheerleading, officiating, athletic training and game day operations. If you’re an individual looking to gain valuable experience in any of these areas, you’ve found the perfect organization!
How do I get tickets to a game?
The teams in the MFL play at local stadiums. Simply select your nearest team and check their game schedule. Tickets can be purchased at the gate on game days or you may contact the individual team for season passes usually at a discounted price. A Saturday night MFL football game serves as an entertaining and affordable sporting experience. Families who attend a MFL game will be treated to an exciting, fast-paced, smashmouth style football game in a safe and fan-friendly environment.
MFL Fun Facts
Since 1995 MFL teams have had over 149,876 fans, played 728 total games and MFL teams have played in 4 National Championship Games(Maulers 2002, 2003; Pioneers 2003;Thunderbirds 2005). The MFL has organized 28 All-American Bowls in great venues like the Metrodome, the Orange Bowl, Sam Boyd Las Vegas, Tropical Park, Midway Stadium and on Super Bowl weekends in Atlanta and Miami. In addition, the MFL has assisted with other All-American Bowl games in Las Vegas and Daytona Beach. The local economy has benifited also, with the average visitor spending more than $350.00 when they travel here to games, the MFL has helped bring in more then 6.7 million dollars to the state’s economy (formula provided by St. Paul Tourism). Stadiums for 2006 include: Championship Stadium HHH Metrodome, Augsburg College, Moundsview HS, Holy Angles HS, Winona College, St. Johns University, Shakopee HS, Wayzata HS and Ole Holsgrud Stadium Superior WI, Valley Stadium Des Moiones Iowa.
We invite you to explore this website to learn more about the teams and the league itself. Check out the latest articles on the NEWS page. Don’t forget to explore the FanZone for the MessageBoard, RealTime Chat, Pictures, Videos and more!
— The MFL Webteam