The American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul and the Indoor Gridiron League (IGL), through JAKIB Media LLC, announce agreement of a partnership for the 2nd Season that continues the first semi-pro indoor football league in the country that has the direct endorsement of a professional football team.
IGL is a developmental indoor football league consisting of twelve
teams (Expanding from nine teams in Year One) and a 12-week season that
will run from April through July 2013. Part of the relationship with the
Soul will include:
. IGL teams will have an opportunity to play games at The Wells Fargo Center following a home Soul game in 2013
. IGL players will get a VIP Soul season ticket
. IGL players receive a private tryout in front of members of the Soul coaching staff
. A cash prize for the 2013 league champion and the presentation of the "Soul Cup"
. All Players will receive current Game Film
semi-pro football, there would be no Arena Football League," said AFL
commissioner Jerry Kurz last season when the Partnership was created.
"Nearly 100 percent of the players used in the original test games of
Arena Football were taken from minor league teams. This is an
opportunity for players that didn't make the league's limited roster
spaces to hone their skills and continue to play football to get to the
IGL tryout is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. and
will be held at the Suburban Sports Training Center (1032 Conshohocken
Rd., Conshohocken, PA 19428). Players interested in more information
about the IGL or how they can get a tryout with the IGL, can contact
Henry Racich at IGL@philadelphiasoul.com.