List of NFC Championship winners

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The NFC Championship Game is the annual American football game that determines the champion of the Northern Football Conference (NFC). The contest is held in the city of the home team, which is determined by the Regular Season Record. The top team in SFC receives the home-field advantage.

The San Antonio Marshals appeared in the first two NFC championship games (Their only appearances) before switching to the Simulation Football Conference. The Portland Pythons (11–9) have eleven wins and The Kansas City Coyotes (9–8) have nine wins. The Norfolk Seawolves (0-3) has made it three times but failed to win each time. Portland currently (from 2029 to 2033) holds the record with 5 consecutive championships.

NFC Championship Game (2018–present)

Numbers in parentheses in the table are NFC Championship Game appearances as of the date of that NFC Championship Game and are used as follows:

  • #1 NFC team and #2 NFC team columns indicate the number of times that team has appeared in a NFC Championship Game as well as each respective teams' NFC Championship Game record to date.
  • Venue column indicates number of times that stadium has hosted a NFC Championship Game.
  • City column indicates number of times that metropolitan area has hosted a NFC Championship Game.
Season Date #1 NFC team Score #2 NFC team Venue City Attendance
2018 2019-01-13 San Antonio Marshals
(1, 1–0)
41-9 Kansas City Coyotes
(1, 0–1)
Marshal Stadium San Antonio, Texas 64,000
2019 2020-01-12 San Antonio Marshals
(2, 2–0)
24-7 Tijuana Luchadores
(1, 0–1)
Marshal Stadium (2) San Antonio, Texas (2) 64,000
2020 2021-01-10 Portland Pythons
(1, 1–0)
14-10 Norfolk Seawolves
(1, 0–1)
The Snake Pit Portland, Oregon 20,323
2021 2022-01-09 Portland Pythons
(2, 1-1)
17-24 Kansas City Coyotes
(2, 1–1)
The Snake Pit (2) Portland, Oregon (2) 20,323
2022 2023-01-15 Portland Pythons
(3, 2–1)
19-13 Kansas City Coyotes
(3, 1-2)
The Snake Pit (3) Portland, Oregon (3) 20,323
2023 2024-01-14 Kansas City Coyotes
(4, 2–2)
24-13 Portland Pythons
(4, 2–2)
Coyote Stadium Kansas City, Missouri 76,416
2024 2025-01-12 Kansas City Coyotes
(5, 2–3)
20-26 Portland Pythons
(5, 3–2)
Coyote Stadium (2) Kansas City, Missouri (2) 76,416
2025 2026-01-11 Portland Pythons
(6, 4–2)
21-18 Norfolk Seawolves
(2, 0–2)
The Snake Pit (4) Portland, Oregon (4) 20,323
2026 2027-01-10 Portland Pythons
(7, 5–2)
23-6 Kansas City Coyotes
(6, 2–4)
The Snake Pit (5) Portland, Oregon (5) 20,323
2027 2028-01-09 Kansas City Coyotes
(7, 3–4)
21-16 Portland Pythons
(8, 5–3)
Coyote Stadium (3) Kansas City, Missouri (3) 76,416
2028 2029-01-14 Kansas City Coyotes
(8, 4–4)
21-10 Portland Pythons
(9, 5–4)
Coyote Stadium (4) Kansas City, Missouri (4) 76,416
2029 2030-01-13 Portland Pythons
(10, 6-4)
16-13 Norfolk Seawolves
(3, 0–3)
The Snake Pit (6) Portland, Oregon (6) 20,323
2030 2031-01-12 Portland Pythons
(11, 7-4)
31-7 Kansas City Coyotes
(10, 6–4)
The Snake Pit (7) Portland, Oregon (7) 20,323
2031 2032-01-11 Portland Pythons
(12, 8-4)
23-13 Kansas City Coyotes
(11, 7-5)
The Snake Pit (8) Portland, Oregon (8) 20,323
2032 2033-01-09 Portland Pythons
(13, 9-4)
27-17 Kansas City Coyotes
(12, 6–6)
The Snake Pit (8) Portland, Oregon (8) 20,323
2033 2034-01-15 Portland Pythons
(14, 10–4)
28-17 Kansas City Coyotes
(13, 6–7)
The Snake Pit (9) Portland, Oregon (9) 20,323
2034 2035-01-14 Minnesota Grey Ducks
(1, 1–0)
30-27 Portland Pythons
(15, 10–5)
The Duck Pond Minneapolis, Minnesota 44,556
2035 2036-01-13 Minnesota Grey Ducks
(2, 2-0)
36-7 Kansas City Coyotes
(14, 6–8)
The Duck Pond Minneapolis, Minnesota 44,556
2036 2037-01-11 Kansas City Coyotes
(15, 7–8)
31-7 Portland Pythons
(16, 10–6)
Coyote Stadium (5) Kansas City, Missouri (5) 76,416
2037 2038-01-10 Minnesota Grey Ducks
(3, 2-1)
10-13 London Royals
(1, 1–0)
The Duck Pond Minneapolis, Minnesota 44,556
2038 2039-01-23 Kansas City Coyotes
(16, 8–8)
31-7 London Royals
(2, 1–1)
Coyote Stadium (6) Kansas City, Missouri (6) 76,416
2039 2040-01-29 London Royals
(3, 2-1)
22-3 Portland Pythons
(17, 10–7)
The Palace London, UK 90,000
2040 2041-01-27 London Royals
(4, 3-1)
33-13 Minnesota Grey Ducks
(4, 2–2)
The Palace (2) London, UK 90,000
2041 2042-01-26 Portland Pythons
(18, 11-7)
23-13 London Royals
(5, 3–2)
The Snake Pit (10) Portland, Oregon (10) 20,323
2042 2043-01-25 Portland Pythons
(19, 11-8)
21-31 Kansas City Coyotes
(17, 9–8)
The Snake Pit (11) Portland, Oregon (11) 20,323
2043 2044-01-24 London Royals
(6, 4-2)
23-17 Portland Pythons
(20, 11–9)
The Palace (3) London, UK (3) 90,000

Consecutive winners

Five franchises have won two consecutive NFC Championship Games:

One franchise has won three NFC Championship Games in a row:

One franchise has won four NFC Championship Games in a row:

One franchise has won five NFC Championship Games in a row:

Consecutive losers

NFC Championship Game appearances by team

In the sortable table below, teams are ordered first by number of appearances, then by number of wins, and finally by number of years since last appearing in a ASFC Championship Game. In the "Seasons" column, bold years indicate winning seasons, and italic years indicate games not yet completed.

Appearances Team Wins Losses Winning
percentage
Seasons
20 Portland Pythons 11 9 .55 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030, 2031, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2036, 2039, 2041, 2042, 2043
17 Kansas City Coyotes 9 8 .529 2018, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2030, 2031, 2032, 2033, 2035, 2036, 2038, 2042
3 Norfolk Seawolves 0 3 .000 2020, 2025, 2029
4 Minnesota Grey Ducks 2 2 .500 2034, 2035, 2037, 2040
6 London Royals 4 2 .667 2037, 2038, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2043
2 San Antonio Marshals 2 0 1.000 2018, 2019
1 Tijuana Luchadores 0 1 .000 2019

Team with no NFC Championship Game appearance

None

Team with NFC Championship Game appearance but no victories

Tijuana lost their only NFC Championship appearance in the 2019 season before moving to the SFC for the following season.

NFC Championship Game rematches

The following teams have faced each other more than once in the NFC Championship Game:

  • Portland Pythons and Kansas City Coyotes (13) – Games 2021, 2023, Games 2027 - 2028, 2036 and 2042 were won by Kansas City. Games 2022, 2024, 2026, 2030 - 2033 were won by Portland.
  • Portland Pythons and Norfolk Seawolves (3) - Portland has won all 3 games (2020, 2025 and 2029)
  • Portland Pythons and London Royals (2) - London won the first meeting in 2039, but Portland faced them again and won in 2041
  • Minnesota Grey Ducks and London Royals (2) - London captured their first NFC Championship against Minnesota in 2037, and won their next meeting in 2040