2021 AWFC SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED The complete 30-Game Regular-Season Schedule Available on AmericanWestFootballConference.com

The American West Football Conference (AWFC) announced today its 15-week, 30-game
regular-season schedule for 2021. After much discussion with our facility partners, the AWFC
has made a proactive decision to move the start date back to the 1st weekend in May due to the
on-going COVID-19 epidemic. Over the next few months our teams and the venues they reside
will continue to prepare to host games under the guidance of local officials. (ID, WA, & OR)
The AWFC season is scheduled to kick off on Saturday night, May 8th, in Nampa, Idaho where
the 2019 AWFC Undefeated Champions Idaho Horsemen will host the Oregon High Desert
Storm based out of Redmond, Oregon. On Sunday, the Yakima Canines (WA) will host the Tri-
City Rush (WA), as the Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks will take a first week bye. The 12 game
regular season will conclude on Saturday, August 14th followed by the AWFC Playoffs.
The AWFC’s sophomore season will begin with 5 teams. The Yakima Canines, Tri-City Rush,
and the Oregon High Desert Storm will join the Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks and the Idaho
Horsemen to make up the round of teams.
The 2019 Inaugural AWFC Season concluded on 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 beating the Express, (20-40). The Horsemen
also swept the league going undefeated with a 13-0 record.
Here is how the teams finished the 2019 season.
Idaho Horsemen (13-0)
Reno Express (7-7)
Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks (6-7)
Tri-Cities Fire (0-12)
New to the league:
Yakima Canines

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Oregon High Desert Storm
Tri-City Rush
The 2021 playoffs set-up will stay the same as 2019 with the addition of a 5th team and will only
include the top 3 teams. The #1 seed will head straight to the 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 2021 AWFC Championship game.
Deschutes County Fair & Expo
The Deschutes County Fair & Expo has been hosting events safely for the past several months,
thanks to their comprehensive COVID-19 operating guide. This plan has been developed in
compliance with OHA guidelines, as well as utilizing best practices created by the CDC, and
other industry leaders. The Oregon High Desert Storm will work alongside Deschutes County
Fair & Expo to ensure the safety of the fans and players alike.
Tickets
High Desert Storm Season Tickets are On Sale Now! They can be purchase at
www.oreghonstorm.com
Individual Game Tickets will go on Sale at a date to be determined
Partnership Opportunities Available!
Please contact info@oregonstorm.com
Fans can experience exciting AWFC matchups in person by visiting their favorite team’s website
and purchasing a season ticket. Individual game tickets will be sold at the team venue or from
their ticket solution partner.
www.gohorsemen.com
www.oregonstorm.com
www.wvskyhawks.com
www.tricityrush.com
www.gocaninesfootball.com
www.americanwestfootballconference.com
Please support your local team as our league provides athletes another platform to continue
their career after exhausting their college eligibility.

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2021 Schedule

Week 1 (bye – Wenatchee)
May 8th – Oregon vs Idaho
May 9th – Tri-City vs Yakima
Week 2 (bye – Yakima)
May 14th – Wenatchee vs Idaho
May 15th – Oregon vs Tri-City
Week 3 (bye – Wenatchee)
May 21st – Yakimavs Idaho
May 22nd – Tri-City vs Oregon
Week 4 (bye – Idaho)
May 29th – Oregon vs Yakima
May 29th – Wenatchee vs Tri-City
Week 5 (bye – Yakima)
June 5th – Tri-City vs Wenatchee
June 5th – Idaho vs Oregon
Week 6 (bye – Tri-City)
June 12th – Yakima vs Idaho
June 13th – Wenatchee vs Oregon
Week 7 (bye – Oregon)
June 19th – Idaho vs Wenatchee
June 19th – Tri-City vs Yakima
Week 8 (bye – Oregon)
June 26th – Tri-City vs Wenatchee
June 26th – Idaho vs Yakima

Week 9 (bye – Yakima)
July 3rd – Tri-City vs Idaho
July 3rd – Wenatchee vs Oregon
Week 10 (bye – Tri-City)
July 10th – Yakima vs Oregon
July 10th – Wenatchee vs Idaho
Week 11 (bye – Idaho)
July 17th- Yakima vs Wenatchee
July 17th – Oregon vs Tri-City
Week 12 (bye – Tri-City)
July 24th – Idaho vs Oregon
July 24th – Wenatchee vs Yakima
Week 13 (bye – Wenatchee)
July 30th – Oregon vs Yakima
July 31st – Idaho vs Tri-City
Week 14 (bye – Idaho)
August 7th – Oregon vs Wenatchee
August 7th – Yakima vs Tri-City
Week 15 (bye – Oregon)
August 14th – Idaho vs Tri-City
August 14th – Yakima v Wenatchee
Week 16 (Playoffs TBD)
Week 17 (AWFC Championship)

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