American Simulation Football Conference

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American Simulation Football Conference
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event ISFL Season 31
SportAmerican football
Founded (2016-05-01)May 1, 2016 (30 years ago)
Inaugural season2016
No. of teams7
CountryUnited States
Most recent
champion(s)
Arizona Outlaws
(5 titles)
Most titlesOrange County Otters
(10 titles)
Official websiteforums.sim-football.com

The American Simulation Football Conference (ASFC) is one of the is one of the two conferences of the International Simulation Football League (ISFL) in a professional American football league. This conference and its counterpart, the National Simulation Football Conference (NSFC), currently contain 7 teams each, making up the 14 teams of the ISFL. Both conferences were created in inagurual season of 2016 with 3 teams in each conference. Conferences expanded four times: in 2017, which added Las Vegas Legion (now New Orleans Second Line), 2031 with the Austin Copperheads, in 2037 brining in the Honolulu Hahalua, and most recently in 2040 brining in the New York Silverbacks.

Current Teams

Since 2040 the ASFC has 7 teams.

Season Format

The ASFC season format consists of a four-week preseason, a seventeen-week regular season (each team plays 16 games), and a three-team single-elimination playoff culminating in the Ultimus Bowl, the league's championship game.

History

Both the ASFC and NSFC were created during the inaugural year of 2016. During NSFL season 2 expansion draft one more team joined the ASFC - Las Vegas Legion. In the Season 16 Expansion Draft the Austin Copperheads were added into the ASFC. In Season 22 a third expansion took place which added the Honolulu Hahalua. In Season 25 a fourth expansion took place which added the New York Silverbacks.

The first three titles were won by the Arizona Outlaws (from 2016 to 2018), next four by Orange County Otters (2019 to 2022). The New Orleans Second Line had a winning streak spanning (2023 to 2026). The Orange County Otters went to the ASFC Championship game in each of the first 19 seasons and have the most ASFC conference championship game appearances with 24. The Arizona Outlaws have the second most ASFC conference championship game appearances with 11. The Arizona Outlaws are the current conference champions.

In Season 26 there was an unprecedented five-way tie for first place in the conference with each team going 9-7. The tie breaker for playoff seeding was decided by a cascading head-to-head manner.

Year-by-Year

Year Reg. Season champions (Record) Conference championship winners
2016 Arizona Outlaws (9-5) Arizona Outlaws
2017 Arizona Outlaws (12-2) Arizona Outlaws (2)
2018 Arizona Outlaws (13-1) Arizona Outlaws (3)
2019 Arizona Outlaws (12-2) Orange County Otters
2020 Orange County Otters (11-3) Orange County Otters (2)
2021 Orange County Otters (11-3) Orange County Otters (3)
2022 Orange County Otters (12-2) Orange County Otters (4)
2023 Orange County Otters (10-4) New Orleans Second Line
2024 New Orleans Second Line (12-2) New Orleans Second Line (2)
2025 New Orleans Second Line (11-3) New Orleans Second Line (3)
2026 New Orleans Second Line (11-3) New Orleans Second Line (4)
2027 Orange County Otters (11-3) Orange County Otters (5)
2028 San Jose Sabercats (12-2) Orange County Otters (6)
2029 Orange County Otters (11-3) San Jose Sabercats
2030 San Jose Sabercats (11-3) San Jose Sabercats (2)
2031 Orange County Otters (10-3) Arizona Outlaws (4)
2032 Arizona Outlaws (9-4) Orange County Otters (7)
2033 Orange County Otters (10-3) Orange County Otters (8)
2034 Orange County Otters (9-4) Orange County Otters (9)
2035 Austin Copperheads (8-5) Austin Copperheads
2036 Orange County Otters (10-3) New Orleans Second Line (5)
2037 Orange County Otters (10-3) Orange County Otters (10)
2038 Orange County Otters (11-5) Austin Copperheads (2)
2039 San Jose Sabercats (9-7) San Jose Sabercats (3)
2040 Orange County Otters (11-5) San Jose Sabercats (4)
2041 New York Silverbacks (9-7) New Orleans Second Line (6)
2042 Honolulu Hahalua (11-4-1) New Orleans Second Line (7)
2043 Arizona Outlaws (12-4) Austin Copperheads (3)
2044 Arizona Outlaws (11-5) New York Silverbacks
2045 Arizona Outlaws (14-2) Arizona Outlaws (5)

All-time win-loss records

Figures below count games between ASFC teams only.

Rank Team GP W L T Pct PF PA PD
1 Otters 242 154 88 0 63.2 N/A N/A N/A
2 Outlaws 242 131 110 1 54.3 N/A N/A N/A
3 Silverbacks 72 37 35 0 51.4 N/A N/A N/A
4 Copperheads 150 70 78 2 47.3 N/A N/A N/A
5 Second Line 234 105 129 0 44.8 N/A N/A N/A
6 Hahalua 102 44 58 0 43.1 N/A N/A N/A
7 Sabercats 242 100 141 1 41.5 N/A N/A N/A

See also

List of ASFC Championship winners‎