After going 12-2 in the regular season and earning the top seed in the Intense Conference, the Tri-Cities Fever was named the Indoor Football League Franchise of the Year.
Attendance, sales, public relations, marketing, on-field performance, community involvement and best representation of the IFL were factors in determining the award recipient. The Fever ranked among the leagues top teams in ticket sales and attendance.
This award is an amazing honor because it includes everyone and every part of the organization that I am so proud of, Fever owner/general manager Teri Carr said in a league news release.
Other year-end award winners:
Executive of the Year: Arney Silvestri, Chicago Slaughter
Best Fan Base: Nebraska Danger
Best Game Operations: Green Bay Blizzard
Best Team Mascot: Sir-Loin, Omaha Beef
Best Cheerleader/Dance Team: Omaha Beef
Best Team Website: Bloomington Edge
Best Media Relations: Lehigh Valley Steelhawks
Community Relations Award: Lehigh Valley Steelhawks