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

American FootballEdit

List of current leagues in North AmericaEdit

Professional major league:

Originally American Professional Football Conference, American Professional Football Association (1920-1921)

Independent professional major league:

Professional arena/indoor leagues:

Semi-professional leagues:

Collegiate and amateur leagues:

Women's leagues:

Future leagues in the United StatesEdit

Outdoor Professional Leagues:

Indoor Professional Leagues:

Historical leagues in United StatesEdit

Major outdoor leagues:

Minor outdoor leagues

  • 1: Two teams now in NFL
  • 2: Agreed to merger with the NFL in 1966, with merger completed in 1970
  • 3: American Association suspended operations for duration of U.S. involvement in World War II; in 1946 the AA was renamed American Football League
  • 4: Known as the American Professional Football Association in 1938; renamed American Football League in 1939; dissolution after 1939 season caused by formation of 1940-1941 AFL major league
  • 5: Merged with PCPFL in 1945
  • 6: Informal league, direct predecessor to the NFL

Indoor leagues

Women's leagues

List of current American Football minor and semi professional leagues outside of North AmericaEdit

Mid and South America:




Future leagues around the worldEdit

Indoor professional leagues:

List of defunct American football minor leagues around the worldEdit

Canadian FootballEdit

Professional major league:

Semi-professional leagues:

Collegiate and amateur leagues:

See alsoEdit


External linksEdit

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