:Estimated Expansion Chances:
|City||Chances of 2014 Expansion|
|Salt Lake City||98%|
:Some Expansion Scenarios:
|A few scenarios of AUDL 2014 expansion cities. |
W=western division; E=eastern div; MW= midwestern div; SE=southeastern div.
B: Expansion along the west coast , and adding 1 team to each existing division. Total = +8
C: Expanding in the west and in the southeast with a few teams; covers all 3 known expansion teams. Total = +8
D: Expansion in the southwest region, plus adding 1 team to each division. All divisions would have 7 total teams. Total = +9
E: Expansion in the southwest region , and adding 2 teams to each existing division. Total = +9
F: Expansion with a division-worth of teams into the southwest-ish region and southeastern-ish teams. Covers all 3 known expansion teams plus balances all divisions with 6 teams. Total = +12
G: Expansion to the southwest including Denver, and adding 2 teams to each existing division. Total = +9
> The AUDL Coverage Map shows 23 locations identified for the 2014 expansion plans.
> The AUDL Commissioner mentioned 4-8 more teams will play next season.
> It's assumed, unlike in 2012, that all 2013 teams will be returning.
> The San Jose Spiders website shows 3 teams already deemed as expansion teams.
selling tickets for the 2014 season! AND, the tix display a team called "Colorado Raptors." (?)