Women's Professional Football
Los Angeles County

At this time, there appears to be no professional or semi-professional women's football in Los Angeles County. The California Quake and the Los Angeles Amazon were the most recent teams to play.

CALIFORNIA QUAKE

The California Quake was a Los Angeles area-based semi-professional women’s football team that played 15 seasons from 2001 through 2015. Their home games were played at Carson High School stadium in Carson. It affiliated in its first season with the Women’s American Football League, its second season with Women’s American Football Conference and its remaining 13 seasons with the Independent Women’s Football League. In its first season in 2001-2002, the Quake defeated the Jacksonville Dixie Blues, 30-14, for the league championship. The team carved out two undefeated seasons, first in 2008 and then in 2010, narrowly losing in 2010 the Independent Women's Football League championship game to the Atlanta Ravens, 24-22. The team was founded by Sandy Kaneko and originally based in Long Beach. In 2008, ownership passed to 11-year veteran player Catherine B. Vivo.

Win-Loss-Tie Record by Year

  • 20151 1-6-0
  • 20141 *-*-*
  • 20131 *-*-*
  • 20121 3-6-0
  • 20114 10-0-0
  • 20101 6-2-0
  • 20091 4-4-0
  • 20081 8-0-0
  • 20071 3-5-0
  • 20061 4-4-0
  • 20051 6-3-1
  • 20041 0-8-0
  • 20031 3-5-0
  • 20022 3-5-0
  • 20013 11-2-0

* Statistics not available
1 Independent Women's Football League
2 Women's American Football Conference
3 Women's American Football League Champion
4 Data Missing for 2011 Season

LOS ANGELES AMAZONS

The Los Angeles Amazons was a Los Angeles area-based semi-professional women’s football team that played 11 seasons from 2002 through 2012. Their home games were played at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex High School’s stadium in downtown Los Angeles. It affiliated in its first six seasons (2002-2007) with the Women’s Professional Football League, its 2008 season with the National Women’s Football Association, two seasons (2009-2012) with the Independent Women’s Football League and its final seasons (2011 and 2012) with the Women's Football Alliance. The team was founded by Aubrey Duncan.

Win-Loss-Tie Record by Year

  • 20121 0-8-0
  • 20111 1-7-0
  • 20102 4-4-0
  • 20092 8-0-0
  • 20083 8-0-0
  • 20074 7-1-0
  • 20064 4-4-0
  • 20054 7-3-0
  • 20044 4-6-0
  • 20034 2-8-0
  • 20024 1-8-0

1 Women's Football Alliance (WFA)
2 Independent Women's Football League (IWFL)
3 National Women's Football Association (NWFA)
4 Women's Professional Football League (WPFL)


The Amazons and the Quakes were not the only professional women’s football teams previously playing in the Los Angeles area:

  • The All Valley Attack, founded in 2004, was renamed the Antelope Valley Attack after an ownership change in the 2005 season. The team was renamed again before the 2007 season to the All Valley Attack. Both the team and the league to which it was affiliated (National Women's Football Association) became inactive.
  • The Long Beach Aftershock, founded in 2002, played alongside the Los Angeles Amazons in the Women's Professional Football League from 2003 through 2005. The team played at Long Beach Veterans Memorial Stadium and folded in the 2005 season. Playing its first season in 2002 with the (now defunct) American Football Women's League, the Aftershock won that league's championship.
  • The Los Angeles Dandelions played at Long Beach Veterans Memorial Stadium from 1973 through 1980.
  • The Pasadena Roses played at Azusa College (now Azusa Pacific University) in Azusa from 1975 through 1978.
  • The California Mustangs/Earthquakes played at Citrus Junior College in Glendora during the mid 1970s.
  • The Los Angeles Scandals were to play at Los Angeles Valley College in Van Nuys in 1984 through 1985. It could not be determined if this team actually played any games.