Arena Football League Announces Conference Alignment

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers will remain in the National Conference according to the Arena Football League (AFL).  The Rattlers have been a proud member of the National Conference since the league re-emerged in 2010.

The AFL announced on Friday the new conference alignment, which was largely based on geography.  The Rattlers will be joined with the Los Angeles KISS, the Portland Thunder, and the San Jose SaberCats.

The League has also announced that the start of free agency will begin on November 2nd.

The full announcement can be found HERE.

About the Arizona Rattlers

The Arizona Rattlers have won three straight ArenaBowl championship games and are proud members of the Arena Football League (AFL). ArenaBowl XXVII marked the team’s ninth appearance in the Championship game, winning in 2014, 2013, 2012, 1997 and 1994. For tickets, call 602-514-TDTD (8383), or visit

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