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Oct 7, 2020

2020 USAFL Members Shirt

We are proud to introduce the USAFL 2020 Member T-Shirt.

The T-Shirt pays homage to one of the most successful men’s players in USAFL history, Alexander Aurrichio. Alexander lost his life in a tragic accident while riding his bike in Darwin Australia earlier this year.

The T-Shirt design features Alexander’s silhouette that is taken from a photo of Alexander in action at the 2014 USAFL National Championships when he led the New York Magpies to their second Nationals title.

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Sep 22, 2020

Revolution Hall of Fame Submissions Now Open

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The men’s USA Australian Rules national team, USA Revolution, is accepting nominations for the 2020 Hall of Fame Class.  Nominations will remain open until October 31st.

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Aug 19, 2020

USAFL Summer/Fall Webinar Series To Launch Next Week

Following strong interest in the Spring USAFL Webinar Series, we will be continuing the webinars with a Summer/Fall series covering a variety of topics such as Club Management, Strength and Conditioning, and Men and Women's US Representative Football Programs.

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Aug 18, 2020

Show Your Support for the USAFL in 2020

To All USAFL Members, Players, Officials and Supporters,
 
As most of you are aware, the Executive Board has made the decision to cancel the 2020 National Tournament in accordance with the Safety Task Force recommendation. Those of us who have attended a Nationals know how unique and amazing the tournament is and canceling the event was the hardest decision we have been faced with in our 23 year history but we are looking forward to coming back stronger than ever in 2021.

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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 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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