Bandits Prepare to Honor there 25th Season

SOIUX CITY, IA - As the Bandits 25th Season of professional football approaches with the 2024 season, the Sioux City Bandits have announced their theme for the season as the "Legacy of Legends". Over the past 24 years there have been numerous legends to walk through the door, and leading up to the 25th season we will honor those legends. 

The Sioux City Bandits' rich history as the country's longest-running professional indoor/arena football team makes this theme extremely fitting. The organization started in the year 2000 as the Sioux City Attack and one of the first people signed to that organization was Offensive Lineman Erv Strohbeen. Strohbeen would go on to have a great career with the Bandits, and eventually join the coaching staff where he still serves as the Sioux City Bandits Head Coach and Vice President of Football Operations. In 2001 the Sioux City Bandits name was born with a long line of amazing players which will be highlighted this year. 

You can't forget the story of Fred Jackson, the product of Coe College, who made a huge splash for the Bandits and would become the Buffalo Bill's 3rd All-Time Leading Rusher behind OJ Simpson and Thurman Thomas. 

The players aren't the only legends who have walked through the door of the original auditorium or the Tyson Events Center, but our fans have been with us along the ride as well. Without the best fan base in all of arena football and the support of our corporate partners, we simply could not continue to offer professional football and family fun entertainment in Siouxland. 

Stay tuned for more updates about "Legacy of Legends" as we approach the 2024 season.