The UFL provides high-quality professional football during a traditional fall season while embracing innovation and fan interaction. The UFL serves its local communities with pride and dedication, and aims to provide every fan with an exciting and memorable game experience. The inaugural 2009 champion Las Vegas Locos will battle the Florida Tuskers, Hartford Colonials, Omaha Nighthawks and Sacramento Mountain Lions for the William Hambrecht Trophy in 2010. UFL Virginia was launched in the summer of 2010 to begin play in the fall of 2011. The UFL will continue to grow in 2011 and beyond.
The UFL is owned by a consortium of private investors, including William Hambrecht of WR Hambrecht + Co and aol CEO Tim Armstrong, who founded the league. Paul Pelosi, William Mayer, Mark Cuban and other investors are also part of the UFL ownership team.
In 2009 UFL games were nationally broadcast on VERSUS and HDNet, as well as webcast on UFL-Football.com. During the upcoming season our games will again be telecast, and webcast, nationally in high definition.