One of the defining characteristics of Minor Sports Leagues is that they play to smaller crowds of fans. Minor-Leagues.com has compiled a series of posts that provides details of attendance figures.
The Canadian Football League (CFL) is an alternative professional gridiron football league founded in 1958. It operates in the nation of Canada, mostly in its largest cities.
Below is the fan attendance for the entire league from 2006 to 2013.
|League||Sport||Season||# of Teams||Team Change||Games||Games Change||Total Attendance||TA Change||Average Attendance||AA Change||Source|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2006||8 CAN||untracked||72||untracked||2,112,696||untracked||29,343||untracked||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2007||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||2,119,536||0.32%||29,438||0.32%||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2008||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||2,102,184||-0.82%||29,197||-0.82%||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2009||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||2,049,394||-2.51%||28,464||-2.51%||CFDB|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2010||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||1,954,527||-4.63%||27,146||-4.63%||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2011||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||2,000,552||2.35%||28,103||3.53%||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2012||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||2,029,895||1.47%||28,193||0.32%||Wikipedia|
|Canadian Football League||Canadian Football||2013||8 CAN||0.00%||72||0.00%||1,944,349||-4.21%||27,004||-4.22%||CFDB|
Canadian football has mostly been confined to Canada, with the United States being the only other country to have hosted high-level Canadian football games. The CFL’s controversial “South Division” as it would come to be officially known attempted to put CFL teams in the United States playing under Canadian rules between 1992 and 1995. The move was aborted after three years due to continuing financial losses, a lack of proper Canadian football venues, a pervasive belief that the American teams were simply pawns to provide the struggling Canadian teams with expansion fee revenue, and the return of the NFL to Baltimore prompted the end of Canadian football on the American side of the border.