Western States Football League
The Western States Football League (WSFL) is a U.S. junior college football league for schools in the states of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. The league is part of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Originally formed in 1984, the WSFL initially consisted of ten schools, six from the Arizona Community College Conference (ACCAC) and four from the Intermountain Collegiate College Conference (ICAC). The founding members were:
Over the years a number of schools have entered and left the league, to create its current nine-school membership. In 1988, Eastern Utah cancelled its football program and left the league. Its place was taken in 1993 by New Mexico Military Institute. Eastern Arizona left the WSFL in 1994, but rejoined the following year. New Mexico Military left the league in 1996, but rejoined in 2001. Pima Community College also joined the WSFL in 2001. In 2002, Ricks College cancelled all sports and left the WSFL, after changing its name to Brigham Young University–Idaho. Finally, in 2006, Dixie State left the league when the school moved to the NCAA Division II level.
Glendale Community College won the NJCAA National Football Championship in 1988, 2000 and 2005.
- National Junior College Athletic Association
- NJCAA National football championship
- List of community college football programs
- WSFL official website
- Jim Richards (2007-09-13). "3 Valley juco teams recognized in poll". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 2007-09-21.
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