The origins of American football in Bydgoszcz back to 2008, when it began to create a team called Bydgoszcz Raiders. In 2009 the team changed his name to Bydgoszcz Archers. The name refers to one of the symbols of Bydgoszcz, sculpture of the Łuczniczka (female archer). In the 2011 season the team took 4th place in the 8-man football competition PLFA 8. Archers qualified for the Final Four, after winning the qualifying tournament in Bydgoszcz and finishing second in the tournament in Olsztyn.