- Sioux City Bandits/CIF Cancels 2020 Season Due to COVID-19 Concerns
- June 9, 2020
The Sioux City Bandits regret the announcement of the 2020 season cancellation. Due to the national pandemic, restrictions placed on entertainment venues and our partner teams across the country, a 2020 season was impossible to put together.
- CIF Announces Season Delayed Due to Health Concerns
- March 12, 2020
On Thursday evening, Champions Indoor Football board of directors announced that the league will be delaying the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns. The decision was derived after multiple facilities and municipalities throughout the league, issued mandates to teams restricting them from playing games for the next several weeks.
- Sioux City Bandits Announce 2020 Schedule
- November 7, 2019
The Sioux City Bandits are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2020 season. The Champions Indoor Football (CIF) league kicks off the 2020 season on March 1 with Omaha Beef traveling to our new team in Odessa, TX. The Bandits open their season at home on March 21 when Omaha Beef travels up the I-29 corridor to kick off the Bandits 20th season at 7:05pm.
- CIF Will Proceed Without National Arena League in 2020
- October 10, 2019
- By Champions Indoor Football (CIF) League
On Thursday, representatives of the National Arena League (NAL) and Champions Indoor Football (CIF) announced they will hold off on the previously announced partnership for the 2020 season. The leagues cited scheduling conflicts with the arenas as a major obstacle for the 2020 season.
- National Arena League and Champions Indoor Football to Partner in 2020
- September 26, 2019
- By Champions Indoor Football
On Thursday, representatives of the National Arena League (NAL) and Champions Indoor Football (CIF) announced that they will partner beginning with the 2020 season. The two leagues will compete together, under a new league name with two conferences, the CIF and NAL. Scheduling will include in-season crossover conference games and a championship game involving the conference champions.
The Bandits are entering our 20th season as an indoor football team in Sioux City, Iowa. With managing partner Bob Scott at the helm, the Bandits coaching and support staff have been together for the majority of the Bandits lifetime, many of us since the beginning. That says a lot for our family.
If you are a player looking for a solid team with a winning tradition, take a look at Sioux City. I think you'd look good in red and black! Let us know you're interested!