USAFL News

Jul 16, 2020

USAFL Nationals 2020 Update

USAFL Nationals 2020 Update

Over the last few months, the USAFL has conducted a detailed assessment to determine feasibility of holding Nationals in October. Based on several key factors including the recent surge in infections across the country, operational considerations provided by the Safety Task Force, USAFL member survey feedback, and the inability to ensure the safety of participants and communities, it is with heavy hearts that the Board has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Nationals Tournament. 

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Jul 3, 2020

Time for Footy - Bausele and USAFL Launch Partnership

The USAFL is pleased to announce a sponsorship agreement has been reached with Australian watch maker Bausele. As part of the deal USAFL members, mates and family will have a chance to win a watch and other great prizes. The giveaway competition will run for 6 weeks and be promoted across USAFL and Bausele social media channels. The campaign “Time for Footy” will tie in to the USAFL’s weekly release of the AFL’s US broadcast schedule.

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Jun 28, 2020

Eastern Regionals Retrospective

This was the weekend that we were to head to the Queen City of Cincinnati for the Eastern Regional Championship.

We weren’t there, but we’re still all here, which is a silver lining.

But we will be back next year to add to the legacy of this tournament, which has seen one dominant side ebb and flow with others who, for years, have gone from being back-up singers in a one-team band to ensemble players in an emerging region.

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Jun 18, 2020

Heart of Iowa: Remembering Lauren Rice

Being successful at anything is not simply about performing and executing when it counts.  It’s about being able to learn from the world around you, and being able to communicate what you’ve learned so fortify your own knowledge and pass on ideas to others.

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Jun 11, 2020

Central Regionals Retrospective

The COVID-19 crisis, much like the grey colored piece in Settlers of Catan, hath doth absconded with the 2020 USAFL Regional Tournament Series.  Under normal circumstances, we would all have our bags packed en route for flights to the Dallas Metroplex for the first of three stops on what has become the Great American Aussie Rules Roadshow.

Alas, it’s not to be.

But we are slowly moving towards returning to play, with the hopes that we will all get to have our great big family reunion in Ontario, California, this October.

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May 11, 2020

USAFL Webinar Series

As we navigate these challenging times, the USAFL is offering a series of free webinars led by both USAFL and AFL Coaches, Umpires and football experts. See below for the schedule and links to register and check back often for updates on future webinars.

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May 1, 2020

2020 USAFL Season Updates

Below are the updates on the 2020 USAFL Season from the USAFL Executive Board:

1. USAFL Update 6-1-2020

2. USAFL Update 5-1-2020

3. USAFL Sub-Regionals Tournaments

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Apr 23, 2020

Centennial Tigers Roar Onto Scene as USAFL's 46th Team

Sara Edwards Rohner has taken on a lot of challenges in her athletic life. The former USA rugby player came to Aussie Rules and helped be a part of the Denver Lady Bulldogs’ juggernaut at the beginning of this decade. She has represented her country with the USA Freedom, racking up caps as a dependable on-and-off field leader. Now, she takes on a new challenge: part of the founding group of the Centennial Tigers, the USAFL’s 46th member club.

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Apr 13, 2020

USAFL Exercise and Training Resources

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities recommend social distancing in order to stop the spread of the virus.

If you’re seeking a way to safely continue your training and workout routines while staying safe, the USAFL community has assembled to provide fitness resources to keep you active and ready for the resumption of the 2020 season.  

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Apr 2, 2020

USAFL Accreditation Resources

USAFL Accreditation Resources

The following are USAFL recognized accreditations and are recommended for all members of the USAFL to help enhance understanding of the game of Australian Rules and associated safety.  Any questions related to these should be directed to the following:

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Mar 22, 2020

COVID-19 League Statement, 22 March 2020

First, I want to recognize our Revolution and Freedom players and coaches who have worked so hard to compete in IC 2020. We fully support the decision to postpone but we are disappointed that they will have to wait another year to see their hard work pay off. We are working with both teams to adjust course and prepare for 2021. We are also working hard to create a plan for things here at home. 

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Mar 18, 2020

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