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  • Tulsa Talons Leaving AFL2

    I got this from the Talons today:

    Dear Season Ticket Holder:


    "After a great decade in af2 which saw the Talons post the most wins in league history, the Talons have elected to join a new league called Arena Football 1-Major League Arena Football is Here!! With the AFL going dark, this new league will be the premier arena football league in the country, and as season ticket holders you will now have an opportunity to see the best arena football players in the country.

    The Talons are pleased to announce season ticket prices will remain the same for the 2010 season. Attached you will find a seating chart and a renewal form to be filled out and returned to the Talons’ office to reserve your seats for the 2010 season. You can do this by mailing the form with the deposit to 6221 S. 107th E. Ave Tulsa, Ok 74133 or by faxing the form with the deposit to 918-307-2914."

    The new league will include some AFL teams and some AFL2 teams:

    1. Arizona
    2. Arkansas
    3. Bossier-Shreveport
    4. Central Valley (Fresno, CA)
    5. Chicago
    6. Iowa
    7. Jacksonville
    8. Kentucky
    9. Milwaukee
    10. Oklahoma City
    11. Orlando
    12. Spokane, WA
    13. Tennessee Valley (Alabama)
    14. Tri-Cities Washington
    15. Tulsa
    16. Utah (Salt Lake City)

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    Re: Tulsa Talons Leaving AFL2

    Very glad Tennessee Valley was able to move up as well! I'm thinking about getting season tickets this year

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