Generally, football fans just love football. Whether they are screaming and jumping in front of the television during a prime time NFL game, throwing around the pigskin with friends and family in the back yard, or even attending a live professional football game, true football fans love the sport, it does not really matter who is playing. Obviously, fans have their favorite teams, and usually they have a favorite team at every level. They’ll root for their home town high school team, their favorite college team, their much loved pro team, and their favorite teams playing in the Indoor Football Leagues.
Colorado fans adore their Denver Broncos, but in the off season their allegiance turns to the Colorado Ice football team. If you aren’t on the indoor football bandwagon, you are missing out! While teams in the Indoor Football Leagues do play a different game of football than NFL fans are used to, it is no less football. If you are a tried-and-true football fan, here is why you should be watching Colorado Ice Football games and why thousands of fans already love them:
• Indoor Football League Games Feeds Your Football Addiction
Once the Super Bowl is over and the local games start to wind down, there seems to be a lull in the exciting lives of football fans all over America, but that lull does not have to last long. If you follow arena football, you know that come March, a brand new game will take over your every waking moment. Imagine the new fantasy leagues, the thrill of scoring tickets to that coveted game between two old rivals, the smell of the hotdogs wafting through the stands, the excitement of watching the Colorado Ice football team take the field. How can you not want to be a part of this game? And the indoor football league’s season is quite long too, usually ending in July, so there is plenty of time to find a team to root for if you don’t have an allegiance already!
• Arena Football Gives Fans a Nice Break From the Intensity of the NFL
One of the most important things that fans should remember about arena football is that it is a completely different game than professional football. The fields are shorter, there are fewer players playing the game, and the rules are different. But, in this case, that is actually a good thing. Fewer rules and regulations, fewer players on the field and shorter field mean more play time and an action packed game from start to finish.
The rules of indoor football are actually significantly different than those in other football leagues. The clock runs almost continuously, so there is not a lot of wait time between plays. As a matter of fact, the clock doesn’t even stop when there is a touchdown, so scoring can happen fast.
• Your Wallet Will Love the Ticket Prices
It may bring great joy, but being a football fanatic can have its downside. Mostly the hit to your wallet each time you go to a game, order pay-per-view, or even have a football party. National Football League tickets are astronomical in price these days, but a Colorado Ice football game can cost less per ticket than it costs to park at one NFL game. The Indoor Football League season will leave you feeling satisfied and your wallet a bit fatter than during the NFL season. There is definitely no arguing that IFL games are a great value!
• There are Plenty of Teams to Choose From
The Colorado Ice football team is part of the Intense Conference, one of two different Indoor Football Leagues. The Intense Conference is also home to the:
o Tri-Cities Fever
o Wyoming Cavalry
o Nebraska Danger
The other league, the United Conference, is comprised of the:
o Cedar Rapids Titans
o Green Bay Blizzard
o Bemidji Axemen
o Sioux Falls Storm
o Texas Revolution
So, no matter where you live, there is a team or two that play near or far that you can choose to root for. But perhaps the most common reason that people become lifelong fans of indoor football is because the players really care about giving their fans the best experience possible. The players and staff interact with fans throughout the game and are genuinely happy to meet the people who pay to see them play. It is a rare occasion to be treated as such at an NFL game. And the Colorado Ice football team is no exception. The players, coaches, staff, Colorado Icicles cheerleaders and Glacier the mascot are all approachable and take the time to really get to know their fans.
So, be sure to put the Colorado Ice football team and the IFL on the agenda for next spring and discover why NFL fans love Colorado Ice football for yourself. Next season is gearing up to be one of the best seasons yet!