Kyūshū Collegiate American Football Association

Kyūshū Collegiate American Football Association
Region Kyushu (including Okinawa)

The Kyūshū Collegiate American Football Association (九州学生アメリカンフットボール連盟) is an American college football league made up of colleges and universities primarily on the island of Kyushu, Japan; one school is located on Okinawa Island.


The champion of the Kyūshū League competes with the champions of the Tōkai League, the Chushikoku League, and the Hokuriku League for the right to face the Kansai League champion in the Flash Bowl for the West Japan championship.

Member schools

Division 1

Institution 日本語 Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Colors
Seinan Gakuin University 西南学院大学 Nishijin, Fukuoka 1916 Private 8,107 Green Dolphins
Fukuoka University 福岡大学 Fukuoka, Fukuoka 1934 Public 663 Black Knights
Kurume University 久留米大学 Kurume, Fukuoka 1946 Private Mean Fighters
Kyushu University 九州大学 Fukuoka, Fukuoka 1903 National 18,925 Palookas
University of the Ryukyus 琉球大学 Nishihara, Okinawa 1950 National 8,098 Stingrays
Fukuoka University of Education 福岡教育大学 Munakata, Fukuoka 1876 National Lions

Division 2

League A

Institution 日本語 Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Colors
Kagoshima University 鹿児島大学 Kagoshima, Kagoshima 1949 National 9,368 Bonito
Kyushu Sangyo University 九州産業大学 Fukuoka, Fukuoka 1960 Private Red Free Birds
Kumamoto University 熊本大学 Kumamoto, Kumamoto 1925 National 10,154 Outlaws

League B

Institution 日本語 Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Colors
Saga University 佐賀大学 Saga, Saga 1920 National Tomcats
University of Miyazaki 宮崎大学 Miyazaki, Miyazaki 1884 National Bacchus
Kyushu Tech 九州工業大学 Kitakyushu/Iizuka, Fukuoka 1907 National Wildgeese
University of Nagasaki 長崎県立大学 Sasebo, Nagasaki 2008 Public Marines

Division 1 League Champions[1]

Season Champion
1977 Fukuoka
1978 Fukuoka
1978 Fukuoka
1980 Fukuoka
1981 Kyushu
1982 Seinan Gakuin
1983 Seinan Gakuin
1984 Seinan Gakuin
1985 Kyushu
1986 Fukuoka
1987 Kyushu
1988 Seinan Gakuin
1989 Fukuoka
1990 Seinan Gakuin
1991 Seinan Gakuin
1992 Kyushu
1993 Fukuoka
1994 Seinan Gakuin
1995 Kyushu
1996 Fukuoka
1997 Seinan Gakuin
1998 Kyushu
1999 Kyushu
2000 Kyushu
2001 Kurume
2002 Kyushu
2003 Kurume
2004 Kurume
2005 Kyushu and Seinan Gakuin
2006 Kyushu
2007 Kyushu
2008 Fukuoka and Seinan Gakuin
2009 Kyushu
2010 Kurume and Seinan Gakuin
2011 Seinan Gakuin
2012 Seinan Gakuin
2013 Kyushu
2014 Seinan Gakuin
2015 Seinan Gakuin [2]

Heiwadai Bowl

Main article: Heiwadai Bowl

The champion of the Kyūshū League plays in the Heiwadai Bowl against the champion of the Chushikoku Collegiate American Football Association in the West Japan playoff bracket.


  1. "Kyushu League History". Kyūshū Collegiate American Football Association. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  2. "2015 Kyushu League Standings". NFL Japan. Retrieved October 30, 2015.

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