The MidStates Football League (MSFL) is a league owned by its teams not by one individual and is comprised of an executive board, whom are elected by their peers and have term limits of two years. Each team also has a vote on issues which concern the league, and have the ability to propose changes as well.
Based in Chicago, the MSFL currently consists of 14 teams. Three teams have won national semi-pro football championships under the MSFL banner; the Detroit Seminoles in 2002, the Chicago Thunder in 2006 and 2008, and the Racine Raiders in 2012.
The Quad City Raiders joined the MSFL in 2014.
|Door County Destroyers||Leyden Lions||Milwaukee Chargers|
|Established: 2013||Established: 2004||Established: 2015|
|Muskego Hitmen||Racine Raiders||Rockton Rush|
|Established: 2003||Established: 1953||Established: 2002|
|Zion Atomic Swarm|
|Chi City Ducks||Chicago Chaos||Chicago Thunder|
|Chicago Mustangs||Lincoln-Way Patriots||Quad City Raiders|
|Established: 2009||Established: 2009||Established: 2012|
|Twin City Jets|