IFL Postpones 2020 Season

by Jennifer Mason

IFL Postpones 2020 Season Official Statement Regarding the Postponement of the 2020 Season

FROM THE IFL – In response to the coronavirus pandemic and the postponement of this weekend’s games in Frisco and Sioux Falls, along with the state of California’s limit on the size of crowds due to the pandemic, the Indoor Football League will be postponing its season until further notice following Saturday night’s games in Oakland and San Diego.

Both games are still scheduled to kickoff at 6:05 p.m. PST, but will be played with no fans in attendance. Each game will be broadcast live on YouTube.

“This is an unprecedented situation that we are taking very seriously,” said IFL Commissioner Todd Tryon. “We are monitoring this on a constant basis and are working with the local municipalities and arenas in all of our markets. Our goal is to resume play as soon as possible. The health of our players, coaches, staffs, fans, and sponsors is of utmost importance to our teams and to the league, and we will not compromise those values.” The IFL will continue to evaluate ongoing events and the safety of our players and will rely on the guidance of public health experts and our leagues’ Board of Directors in determining when the restart the 2020 season.

FROM THE CEDAR RAPIDS RIVER KINGS - " We are in uncharted territory with what is happening with the restrictions on large gatherings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we feel postponing the indoor football season is the best decision the league could make at this time, “ said General Manager Reggie Harris. “We want to ensure the safety of our players, coaching staff, front office and arena staff during this time. This will allow us to come back as soon as possible to give fans the indoor football experience they have come to love from us.

The Cedar Rapids River Kings are aware Season Ticket Holders, fans, and partners have questions regarding the 2020 season, so we ask for your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate the situation and work out the plan moving forward