List of American and Canadian football leagues

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This is a list of current and defunct leagues of American football and Canadian football.

Leagues in North America[edit]

Current leagues in North America[edit]

Professional outdoor leagues:

Originally American Professional Football Conference, American Professional Football Association (1920–1921)
Merged with the American Football League (1960–69)
Formed from Interprovincial Rugby Football Union (1907) and Western Interprovincial Football Union (1936).

- Professional arena/indoor leagues:

Formed from United Indoor Football and Intense Football League
Formed from Champions Professional Indoor Football League and Lone Star Football League
Formed from Arena Pro Football and Can-Am Indoor Football League

Semi-professional leagues:

Collegiate and amateur leagues:

Women's leagues:

Originally known as the Lingerie Football League from 2009 to 2013.

Planned leagues in North America[edit]

Historical leagues in North America[edit]

Major outdoor leagues:

Known as the Western Pennsylvania Senior Independent Football Conference from 1920s onward.

Minor outdoor leagues

Indoor leagues

Collegiate and amateur leagues

Women's leagues

Leagues outside North America[edit]

Current American football minor and semi professional leagues outside North America[edit]

Central and South America:




Defunct American football minor leagues around the world[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]