Beef have weekend off
07/03/03 Beef Press Release
The fun, action packed, and hard hitting excitement of the National Indoor Football League playoffs will be unleashed in all its fury on Saturday, July 12 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium starting at 7:05.
The Omaha Beef have locked up the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and will host a playoff games Saturday, July 12. The Beef will not learn of its opponent for the playoffs until after this weekend's games.
Should the Beef win the game on July 12 they are guaranteed a host for the Conference Championship on Saturday, July 19th at the Omaha Civic Auditorium with a 7:05 PM Kickoff.
The Beef will have their eye this weekend on the match-ups involving the Utah Warriors (West Valley City Utah), Sioux Falls Storm (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) and the Bismarck Blaze (Bismarck, North Dakota). One of these three teams will travel to Omaha for the playoff game on July 12th.
Omaha needs two home playoff wins to play for the NIFL Championship and the Beef have only lost one home game all year. Hosting the NIFL League Championship game will depend on the winner of the Atlantic Conference Championship.
In first round ATLANTIC CONFERENCE action #2 Lake Charles Land Sharks (Lake Charles, Louisiana) will host #3 Houma Bayou Bucks (Houma, Louisiana) and #1 Ohio Valley Greyhounds (Wheeling, West Virginia) will host #4 Lexington Horsemen (Lexington, Kentucky). The winning team with the highest seed will then host the Atlantic Conference championship the weekend of July 18/19.
Special Note: The Omaha Beef Football Prime Dancers will be performing their interpretation of Cellblock Tango from the Movie Chicago during halftime.