Substate brackets for the 2021 soccer postseason are now available for Class 3A, Class 2A, and Class 1A.

Substate assignments were shared on Thursday, May 6.

The first round of postseason games in all three classes is scheduled for Thursday, May 20. Second round substate games will be played on Monday, May 24, and substate final games are set for Wednesday, May 26.

Eight teams from each classification will advance to the 2021 IHSAA State Soccer Tournament, currently scheduled for June 1, 3, and 5 at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines. For IHSAA policies and event details, please review the Soccer regular season manual. 

Tickets for the first two rounds of substate are $6, then substate finals tickets are $8. All host sites will utilize HomeTown Ticketing, which creates a digital ticket for spectators. Tickets for all games, once determined, will be for sale through the IHSAA Tickets page. 

Substates are listed below with their substate final game location as currently determined. Sites and times are subject to change. 

IHSAA Postseason Soccer Brackets
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All games at 6:30 p.m. unless noted

Substate First & Second Round: $6  |  Substate Finals: $8


Substate 1 – Sioux City, West

Substate 2 – Waukee

Substate 3 – Johnston

Substate 4 – Cedar Falls (Cedar Valley S.C.)

Substate 5 – Prairie, Cedar Rapids

Substate 6 – Iowa City, West

Substate 7 – Pleasant Valley

Substate 8 – Valley, W.D.M.



Substate 1 – Storm Lake (Buena Vista University)

Substate 2 – Dallas Center-Grimes

Substate 3 – Vinton-Shellsburg

Substate 4 – Xavier, Cedar Rapids

Substate 5 – Pella

Substate 6 – Nevada

Substate 7 – Bondurant-Farrar

Substate 8 – ADM, Adel



Substate 1 – Western Christian, Hull

Substate 2 – Columbus Catholic, Waterloo (Cedar Valley S.C.)

Substate 3 – Beckman Catholic, Dyersville

Substate 4 – Regina, Iowa City

Substate 5 – Notre Dame, Burlington

Substate 6 – West Liberty

Substate 7 – TBD

Substate 8 – St. Albert, Council Bluffs


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