AFL to Establish Fan Advisory Council
Thursday June 26, 2014
CHICAGO – In a continued effort to provide the most fan-friendly professional football entertainment throughout the world, the NET10 Wireless Arena Football League announced today the establishment of a Fan Advisory Council.
“The Arena Football League has some of the most passionate fans in all of sports,” AFL Commissioner Jerry B. Kurz said. “It’s important that they continue to let their voices be heard. Their input is critical to the continued success of our sport.”
Members of the Fan Advisory Council will have the opportunity to contribute ideas, opinions and feedback on a range of topics and issues relating to the well-being and advancement of Arena Football. The Council will feature a fan “executive board” as well as fan representatives from every AFL market. Meetings will be held on a regular basis through conference calls in which members will be empowered to share their opinions and perspectives, as well as develop recommendations for changes and improvements while representing the interests of AFL fans around the world.
Those interested in applying for consideration for the Fan Advisory Council can do so by filling out a short questionnaire on ArenaFootball.com. The application can be found here.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire 2014 season. The AFL schedule culminates with ArenaBowl XXVII Saturday, August 23, 2014 on ESPN.