Substate brackets for the 2023 soccer postseason are now available for all four classes of IHSAA soccer.

The first round of postseason games are scheduled for Monday, May 15 (2A and 1A) and Tuesday, May 16 (4A and 3A). Second round substate games will be played on Monday, May 22, and substate final games are set for Wednesday, May 24.

Eight teams from each classification will advance to the 2023 IHSAA State Soccer Tournament, currently scheduled for May 30, June 1, and June 3 at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines.


For updated postseason schedules and scores, visit the IHSAA soccer page at Bound. 
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IHSAA Postseason Brackets


Updated: 8 a.m., May 10, 2023

First round sites and game times listed within brackets. Sites and times for second round and substate final contests will be determined once first round is complete. 

Seeding was determined using IHSSCA rankings for the top one or two seeds in each substate, then a points system for remaining teams in each substate. 

Starting in 2023, IHSAA soccer features:

  • Class 4A: Largest 36 schools
  • Class 3A: Next 40 schools
  • Class 2A: Next 48 schools
  • Class 1A: Remaining schools

For IHSAA policies and event details, please review the Soccer manual. 


Tickets for the first two rounds of substate are $6, then substate finals tickets are $8.

All host sites will utilize digital sales through the IHSAA Tickets page. 

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