The Central States NPL joins the National Premier Leagues beginning with the 2017-18 season.
Top 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls clubs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska make up the league. Participating clubs are:
- Sporting Omaha FC (Neb.)
- Nebraska FC (Neb.)
- Gretna SC (Neb.)
- Lou Fusz SC (Mo.)
- Sporting St. Louis (Mo.)
- KC Fusion (Kan.)
- Kansas Rush (Kan.)
- Vision Soccer Academy (Iowa)
- Des Moines Menace Academy (Iowa)
- FC United (Iowa)
League winners will advance to the 2018 NPL Finals, where they will join the rest of the country’s NPLs in pursuit of national championships.
IN THE NEWS:
- (July 17, 2018) Six national champions emerge from 2018 Girls NPL Finals in Colorado
- (July 5, 2018) First ENPL national champion crowned, eight teams qualify for ENPL National Finals next week and Boys Eastern NPL Finals titles awarded in Massachusetts
- (May 11, 2018) Central States NPL, Red River NPL to establish NPL division of 2018 Sam Shannon Showcase
- (Jan. 2, 2018) Central States NPL awards six regular season girls champions
- (Dec. 7, 2017) Central States NPL to host two weekends of crossover competitions
- (Nov. 17, 2017) National Cup XVII Finals expands, returns to Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
- (Nov. 14, 2017) 2018 Boys 19-U NPL Finals details announced
- (Oct. 27, 2017) Previewing the 2017-18 NPL season: North Central
- (Aug. 30, 2017) ENPL qualification and playoff formats for Boys 2018 ENPL National Championships and 2018 Boys NPL Finals announced
- (March 28, 2017) Creation of Central States NPL expands geographical impact of National Premier Leagues