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Will Birmingham join the Rebel Indoor Football League?


October 11, 2016
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The Rebel Indoor Football League issues a press release announcing the formation of a new indoor football league that will begin play in March 2017.

Currently, the RIFL claims to have two Alabama-based teams, the Birmingham Bombers and the Huntsville Avengers. Other teams from Mississippi and Tennessee are also planned.

Mike Zak is the league's founder.

Franchises will cost owners between $245,000-$365,000. If an owner of an established indoor football team moves their franchise from another league, the fee is reduced to $65,000 and a $2,000 per month league fee.

Each team will play a ten game schedule, with five home games and five road games. Playoffs and a championship game will occur after the regular season is completed.

A league meeting for owners will take place in Las Vegas in the near future.
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Epilogue
Shortly after the league's announcement, nothing more was heard from the league and their website was taken down.
 
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