- Sioux City Bandits Announce 2020 Schedule
- November 7, 2019
The Sioux City Bandits are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2020 season. The Champions Indoor Football (CIF) league kicks off the 2020 season on March 1 with Omaha Beef traveling to our new team in Odessa, TX. The Bandits open their season at home on March 21 when Omaha Beef travels up the I-29 corridor to kick off the Bandits 20th season at 7:05pm.
- CIF Will Proceed Without National Arena League in 2020
- October 10, 2019
- By Champions Indoor Football (CIF) League
On Thursday, representatives of the National Arena League (NAL) and Champions Indoor Football (CIF) announced
they will hold off on the previously announced partnership for the 2020 season. The leagues cited scheduling
conflicts with the arenas as a major obstacle for the 2020 season.
- National Arena League and Champions Indoor Football to Partner in 2020
- September 26, 2019
- By Champions Indoor Football
On Thursday, representatives of the National Arena League (NAL) and Champions Indoor Football (CIF) announced that they will partner beginning with the 2020 season. The two leagues will compete together, under a new league name with two conferences, the CIF and NAL. Scheduling will include in-season crossover conference games and a championship game involving the conference champions.
- CIF 2019 League Awards
- July 12, 2019
- By Champions Indoor Football League
With the Duke City Gladiators hosting the Salina Liberty for Champions Bowl V this weekend in Albuquerque, NM, the Champions Indoor Football league is pleased to announce the following team and individual player awards for the 2019 season as voted upon by the CIF Board of Directors.
- Bandits Bring 2019 to a Close with Team Awards
- July 1, 2019
- By Wendy S. Ohl, Sioux City Bandits; Sioux City, IA
“This is obviously not how we wanted the season to end,” began Head Coach Erv Strohbeen at the End-of-Season Team Awards Dinner on June 26.
A gentle understatement. Every year is a hunt for a Championship ring and anything short of that is disappointing for everyone.
The Bandits are entering our 20th season as an indoor football team in Sioux City, Iowa. With managing partner Bob Scott at the helm, the Bandits coaching and support staff have been together for the majority of the Bandits lifetime, many of us since the beginning. That says a lot for our family.
If you are a player looking for a solid team with a winning tradition, take a look at Sioux City. I think you'd look good in red and black! Let us know you're interested!