Czech League of American Football

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Czech League of American Football
(Česká Liga Amerického Fotbalu)
Sport American football
Founded 1994
Commissioner Lukas Baros
Inaugural season 1994
No. of teams 20 (10 in CLAF A, 5 in CLAF B and CLAF C)
Country  Czech Republic
Most recent champion(s) Prague Black Panthers
Most titles Prague Black Panthers (13 titles)
Founder Czech American Football Association (ČAAF)
Official website CAAF Online

The Czech League of American Football (ČLAF) (Czech: Česká Liga Amerického Fotbalu) is a national american football competition in the Czech Republic. First held in 1994, It is organized by the Czech American Football Association (ČAAF).

Seasonal structure[edit]

Divisions[edit]

ČLAF A 2014: Brno Alligators, Liberec Titans, Ostrava Steelers, Pardubice Stallions, Pilsen Patriots, Prague Black Panthers, Prague Lions, Příbram Bobcats, Trnava Bulldogs, Znojmo Knights

ČLAF B 2014: Budweis Hellboys, Prague Hippos, Prague Mustangs, Šumperk Dietos, Ústí nad Labem Blades

ČLAF C 2014: Bílovice Sígrs, Brno Pitbulls, Pardubice Bucks, Prague Béčko, Trutnov Rangers

Playoffs[edit]

A semifinal bracket as follows 1. vs 4. and 2. vs 3., deciding the semifinals winners advanced into the finals. Whoever wins the semifinals, the team must advanced into the championship. The ČLAF B finals also has the same playoff structure, as the ČAAF does that.

Other information[edit]

In ČLAF A, a team must have 12 minutes, 10 minutes in ČLAF B and 4x8 minutes in ČLAF C. All games have the same rules used in the National Football League.

ČLAF winners[edit]

ČLAF A finals winners[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1994 Prague Panthers --- ---
1995 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 55–22
1996 Prague Panthers Ostrava Steelers 48–30
1997 Ostrava Steelers Prague Panthers 32–20
1998 Prague Lions Prague Panthers 29–8
1999 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 38–0
2000 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 15–13
2001 Prague Panthers Brno Aligators 35–13
2002 Prague Panthers Brno Aligators 52–14
2003 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 23–14
2004 Prague Lions Prague Panthers 13–3
2005 Prague Lions Prague Panthers 24–9
2006 Prague Lions Bratislava Monarchs 38–21
2007 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 28–13
2008 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 24–14
2009 Prague Panthers Prague Lions 24–14
2010 Prague Panthers Prague Black Hawks 74–0
2011 Prague Black Hawks Prague Panthers 32–31
2012 Prague Black Hawks Prague Panthers 35–34
2013 Prague Black Panthers Prague Lions 48–9

Note: There was no play-off nor championship game of ČLAF A in 1994. The Prague Panthers, which swept the regular season, won the regular season championship.

ČLAF A Finals Statistics[edit]

Team Times Years
18x Prague Black Panthers 1995–2005, 2007–2013
11x Prague Lions 1995, 1998–2000, 2003–2009
3x Prague Black Hawks 2010–2012
2x Brno Aligators 2000, 2001
2x Ostrava Steelers 1996, 1997
1x Bratislava Monarchs 2006

ČLAF A titleholders[edit]

Team Times Years
13x Prague Black Panthers 1994–1996, 1999–2003, 2007–2010, 2013
4x Prague Lions 1998, 2004–2006
2x Prague Black Hawks 2011–2012
1x Ostrava Steelers 1997

ČLAF B titleholders[edit]

Team Times Years
2x Pardubice Stallions 2010–2011
1x Budweis Hellboys 2012

ČLAF C titleholders[edit]

Team Times Years
1x Bílovice Sígrs 2012

External links[edit]