List of NSFC Championship winners

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The NSFC Championship is the annual American football game that determines the champion of the National Simulation Football Conference (NSFC). The contest is held in the city of the home team, which is determined by the regular season record. The top team in NSFC receives the home-field advantage.

The Yellowknife Wraiths (9–6) have won the most NSFC Championship games with nine. The Baltimore Hawks (8-6) have won the conference championship eight times. The Colorado Yeti (5–5) both have five wins and the Philadelphia Liberty (4-5) have four wins. The Chicago Butchers (0-2) and Sarasota Sailfish (0-2) lost their only appearances. The newest expansion team, the Berlin Fire Salamanders, have yet to make an appearance. Yellowknife has the most NSFC Championship Game appearances with fifteen. The record for consecutive wins is four, accomplished by the Baltimore Hawks (2024–2027) and the Yellowknife Wraiths (2033–2036).

NSFC Championship game (2016–present)

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

  • #1 NSFC team and #2 NSFC team columns indicate the number of times that team has appeared in a NSFC Championship game as well as each respective teams' NSFC Championship game record to date.
  • Venue column indicates number of times that stadium has hosted a NSFC Championship game.
  • City column indicates number of times that metropolitan area has hosted a NSFC Championship game.
Season Date #1 NSFC team Score #2 NSFC team Venue City Attendance
2016 2017-01-08 Colorado Yeti
(1, 1–0)
13-6 Yellowknife Wraiths
(1, 0–1)
Yeti Stadium Denver, Colorado 75,000
2017 2018-01-14 Baltimore Hawks
(1, 1–0)
16-14 Yellowknife Wraiths
(2, 0–2)
The Aviary Baltimore, Maryland 90,000
2018 2019-01-13 Baltimore Hawks
(2, 2–0)
34-3 Philadelphia Liberty
(1, 0–1)
The Aviary (2) Baltimore, Maryland (2) 90,000
2019 2020-01-12 Yellowknife Wraiths
(3, 1–2)
26-20 Philadelphia Liberty
(2, 0–2)
Burial Grounds Yellowknife, Northwest Territories 65,677
2020 2021-01-10 Yellowknife Wraiths
(4, 2–2)
37-21 Baltimore Hawks
(3, 2–1)
Burial Grounds (2) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (2) 65,677
2021 2022-01-09 Philadelphia Liberty
(3, 1–2)
31-21 Yellowknife Wraiths
(5, 2–3)
Taco Bell Stadium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 89,000
2022 2023-01-15 Yellowknife Wraiths
(6, 2–4)
31-40 Philadelphia Liberty
(4, 2–2)
Burial Grounds (3) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (3) 65,677
2023 2024-01-14 Yellowknife Wraiths
(7, 3–4)
38-24 Baltimore Hawks
(4, 2–2)
Burial Grounds (4) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (4) 65,677
2024 2025-01-12 Baltimore Hawks
(5, 3–2)
40-34 Colorado Yeti
(2, 1–1)
The Aviary (3) Baltimore, Maryland (3) 90,000
2025 2026-01-11 Baltimore Hawks
(6, 4–2)
37-28 Colorado Yeti
(3, 1–2)
The Aviary (4) Baltimore, Maryland (4) 90,000
2026 2027-01-10 Baltimore Hawks
(7, 5–2)
45-7 Colorado Yeti
(4, 1–3)
The Aviary (5) Baltimore, Maryland (5) 90,000
2027 2028-01-09 Baltimore Hawks
(8, 6–2)
36-24 Philadelphia Liberty
(5, 2–3)
The Aviary (6) Baltimore, Maryland (6) 90,000
2028 2029-01-14 Colorado Yeti
(5, 2–3)
50-27 Philadelphia Liberty
(6, 3–3)
Yeti Stadium (2) Denver, Colorado (2) 75,000
2029 2030-01-13 Baltimore Hawks
(9, 6–3)
28-31 Philadelphia Liberty
(7, 4–3)
The Aviary (7) Baltimore, Maryland (7) 90,000
2030 2031-01-12 Baltimore Hawks
(10, 7–3)
34-13 Philadelphia Liberty
(8, 4–4)
The Aviary (8) Baltimore, Maryland (8) 90,000
2031 2032-01-11 Chicago Butchers
(1, 0–1)
34-47 Philadelphia Liberty
(9, 5–4)
The Chopping Block Chicago, Illinois 92,000
2032 2033-01-09 Yellowknife Wraiths
(8, 3–5)
24-27 Baltimore Hawks
(11, 8–3)
Burial Grounds (5) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (5) 65,677
2033 2034-01-15 Yellowknife Wraiths
(9, 4–5)
29-14 Baltimore Hawks
(12, 8–4)
Burial Grounds (6) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (6) 65,677
2034 2035-01-14 Yellowknife Wraiths
(10, 5–5)
55-14 Baltimore Hawks
(13, 8–5)
Burial Grounds (7) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (7) 65,677
2035 2036-01-13 Yellowknife Wraiths
(11, 6–5)
40-24 Colorado Yeti
(6, 2–4)
Burial Grounds (8) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (8) 65,677
2036 2037-01-11 Baltimore Hawks
(14, 8–6)
19-24 Yellowknife Wraiths
(12, 7–5)
The Aviary (9) Baltimore, Maryland (9) 90,000
2037 2038-01-10 Yellowknife Wraiths
(13, 7–6)
16-17 Colorado Yeti
(7, 3–4)
Frostlands (1) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (9) 65,677
2038 2039-01-23 Yellowknife Wraiths
(14, 8–6)
13-10 Colorado Yeti
(8, 3–5)
Frostlands (2) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (10) 65,677
2039 2040-01-29 Colorado Yeti
(9, 4–5)
24-20 Sarasota Sailfish
(1, 0–1)
Yeti Stadium (3) Denver, Colorado (3) 75,000
2040 2041-01-27 Colorado Yeti
(10, 5–5)
34-7 Chicago Butchers
(2, 0–2)
Yeti Stadium (4) Denver, Colorado (4) 75,000
2041 2042-01-26 Yellowknife Wraiths
(15, 9–6)
24-22 Sarasota Sailfish
(2, 0–2)
Frostlands (3) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (11) 65,677

Consecutive winners

Four franchises have won consecutive NSFC Championship games:

The record for consecutive NSFC Championship games won in a row is four, held by Baltimore Hawks, who accomplished the feat between 2024 and 2027 and the Yellowknife Wraiths from 2033 to 2036.

Consecutive losers

Three franchises have lost consecutive NSFC Championship games:

The record for consecutive NSFC Championship games lost in a row is three, held by the Colorado Yeti, who managed to reach the conference championship every season from 2024 to 2026, but lost each time.

NSFC 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 NSFC 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
15 Yellowknife Wraiths 9 6 .600 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2035, 2036, 2037, 2038, 2041
14 Baltimore Hawks 8 6 .571 2017, 2018, 2020, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2029, 2030, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2036
10 Colorado Yeti 5 5 .500 2016, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2028, 2035, 2037, 2038, 2039, 2040
9 Philadelphia Liberty 4 5 .444 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030, 2031
2 Chicago Butchers 0 2 .000 2031, 2040
2 Sarasota Sailfish 0 2 .000 2039, 2041
0 Berlin Fire Salamanders 0 0

Team with no NSFC Championship game appearance

The most recent expansion team, the Berlin Fire Salamanders, have yet to make an appearance.

Teams with NSFC Championship game appearance(s) but no victories

Two teams have appeared in the NSFC Championship game without ever winning.

  • Chicago Butchers (2), appeared in the 2031 and 2040 NSFC Championship games.
  • Sarasota Sailfish (2), appeared in the 2039 and 2041 NSFC Championship game.

NSFC Championship game rematches

The following teams have faced each other more than once in the NSFC Championship game: