Legacy Sports USA announced today a new partnership with the Arizona Cactus Football League, agreeing to host all of its football games for the 2022 season at Legacy Sports Park, a 320-acre, multi-use family sports and entertainment complex that is set to open in January of 2022.
The Arizona Cactus Football League (AZCFL) organization was established in 2019 and is a professional minor league football league that serves the entire state of Arizona. The league features 17 teams and is comprised of two conferences, and plays a 10-week season in the spring that culminates with the Championship game in May. The AZCFL recently wrapped up its 2021 campaign with the South Phoenix Runnin’ Rebel’s finishing an undefeated season by beating the AZ Spartans in the AZCFL Championship.
“Our goal when we started the Cactus Football League was to be the best there is at this level, and we feel partnering with Legacy Sports Park is the next step in helping to achieve those goals,” said Matt Archer, Commissioner of Cactus Football League. “We are excited to work with the Legacy team to bring a high-level of adult football to the Valley. We can’t wait to kick off the 2022 season and the next chapter for the AZCFL, and thanks to this partnership with Legacy Sports USA, it should be a huge one.”
The AZCFL is a developmental adult football league that was established for those looking to continue their professional football careers. The league has grown immensely in just three years, starting with 500 players and 11 teams, to now more than 1,000 players and a total of 17 teams. The 10-week season will kick off on Feb. 12 and will feature three games every Saturday at Legacy Sports Park, leading up to the AZCFL Championship game in May. All games will be played at Legacy Sports Park’s 5,000 seat multi-use stadium.
“The Cactus Football League is a fantastic organization and has shown tremendous growth in just a few years,” said Brett Miller, President of Legacy Sports USA. “We are looking forward to this partnership and can’t wait to host the 2022 Cactus Football League season at Legacy Sports Park.”
Legacy Sports Park is a privately owned, 320-acre multi-use family sports and entertainment complex in Mesa, Ariz., currently under construction with plans to officially open to the public in January of 2022. Legacy Sports Park will create more than 1,500 jobs and generate hundreds of millions of dollars in direct economic impact back to the surrounding community, with an expected three million visitors annually. Legacy Sports Park is the vision of Randy J. Miller, Chairman of Legacy Sports USA, Chad J Miller, CEO of Legacy Sports USA, and Olympic Gold Medalist Dan O’Brien, Director of Performance Training at Legacy Sports Park. In addition, Legacy Sports Park will also include a multi-purpose arena and outdoor amphitheater designed for live events, family shows, exhibitions, and conventions. The project will be developed in one single phase constructing outdoor and indoor team athletic facilities geared to high energy entertainment, sports venues. For more information on Legacy Sports Park visit LegacySportsUSA.com. For a virtual tour visit https://www.legacysportsusa.com/virtualtour.