NAMPA, Idaho — The American West Football Conference announces its 16-week, 30-game regular-season schedule for 2020.
The season kicks off on Saturday, March 14 in Kennewick, Washington and concludes on Saturday, June 27. The league’s second season will begin with five teams after the addition of the Yakima Canines, based in Yakima, Washington.
The 2019 AWFC Season concluded July 28, 2019 with the AWFC Championship Game in Nampa, Idaho between the Reno Express and the Idaho Horsemen. The Horsemen went on to win the first-ever AWFC Championship with a victory over Reno. The Horsemen also swept the league going undefeated with a 13-0 record.
The 2020 playoffs set-up will stay the same as 2019 with the addition of a fifth team and will only include the top three teams. The #1 seed will head straight to Championship game and will host the game. The #2 seed will host the #3 seed for a playoff game to earn the right to play in the 2020 AWFC Championship game.
The Horsemen opened preseason camp in early February with 15 out of 25 2019 roster members returning. The team will travel to Washington for its first game, taking on Tri-Cities Fire in Kennewick on March 28. The Horsemen’s 2020 home opener is Thursday, April 9 at the Ford Idaho Center. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
For more on the Horsemen's schedule, click here.