Gladiators will commence IFL play in 2020

The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the addition and partnership of the league’s newest team, the Duke City Gladiators.
“We are thrilled to announce the addition of the Duke City Gladiators to the IFL,” stated IFL Commissioner Michael Allshouse. “The Gladiators bring a strong winning tradition to the IFL while solidifying our geographic footprint. We look forward to the intense southwestern rivalries the Gladiators will bring to the IFL and to a long and productive partnership with the team and city.”

The 2018 and 2019 CIF champions will compete as new members in the IFL’s 2020 season. The team will compete in the Tingley Coliseum.
Additional news and expansion team announcements will be revealed in the coming weeks.
ABOUT DUKE CITY The Duke City Gladiators are an indoor football team based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Beginning play in 2015, the Gladiators were the back-to-back champions of the Champions Indoor Football league (2018-2019), before joining the IFL. The Gladiators enter their sixth season of play in 2020. The team plays its home games at the Tingley Coliseum.

ABOUT THE IFL: The Indoor Football League (IFL) will begin its twelfth season of play in the spring of 2020. The IFL was created in 2008 from a merger between the Intense Football League and the United Indoor Football Association. Its teams are located from San Diego CA to Green Bay, Wisconsin. For more information about all things IFL, please log on to or call the league office at (804) 643-7277