The Florida Scorpions (originally the "Florida Knights") are an indoor football team. They are a 2008 expansion member of the American Professional Football League. They play their home games at the Manatee Civic Center. They played their first season in the NIFL as the Sarasota Knights. The NIFL suspended operation on May 14, 2007 and have advised teams to attempt to re-establish themselves financially for an attempt at a 2008 season. The Knights decided to move to the American Professional Football League, where they will play in the newly formed South Division.