Published Mar 21, 2024


The Women’s Premier Soccer League rolled out its full 2024 schedule today. Central Region play opens this year this year on Friday, May 11. The 2024 Central Region schedule features 182 regular season matches between May 11 and July 7.


  • Champions of the Heartland and Northern conferences are determined by regular season record.
  • Division winners of the Midwest and Mountain conferences play Saturday, July 6 to determine conference champions.
  • The Northern Conference winner will host the Central Region Playoffs on July 13-14, with the champion moving on to the WPSL Championship on July 20-21 in Stillwater, Okla.

View the full Central Region Schedule

Heartland Conference
*Expansion club for 2024

*FC Wichita
Kansas City Scott Gallagher
KC Courage
Missouri Region
(Columbia, Mo.)
Oklahoma City FC
*Side FC 92
Sunflower State FC
(Kansas City, Kan.)



  • Balanced 10-game home and away schedule.
  • Regular season winner advances to Central Region Playoffs hosted by Northern Conference champion.


Reigning conference champions KC Courage opens conference play at home Saturday, May 18 versus Sunflower State FC. The Courage were 7-0-3 in 2023, securing a playoff berth in its WPSL return after a two-season absence.

Missouri Reign (formerly AFC Columbia) host newcomer Side FC 92 to open its season on Saturday, May 18. The conference’s second expansion side, FC Wichita kicks off on Wednesday, May 22 at KC Courage.

Midwest Conference
*Expansion club for 2024

Gateway Division
Dayton Dutch Lions FC
FC Dayton
FC Pride
FC Spirit (Evansville, Ill.)
*Junction FC (Urbana, Ill.)
Lou Fusz Athletic (St. Louis)



  • Balanced 10-game home and away schedule.
  • Regular season winner hosts Lake Michigan Division winner to determine conference champion Saturday, July 6.


FC Dayton opens Gateway Division play on the road against Dayton Dutch Lions FC on Friday, May 10. Expansion side Junction FC kicks off WPSL play with back-to-back matches on the road versus FC Dayton Friday, May 17 and Dayton Dutch Lions FC Saturday, May 18.

Returning for their second seasons, FC Spirit and Lou Fusz Athletic kick off against each other on Sunday, May 19. FC Pride opens its 10th season of WPSL action at home on Friday, May 24 against Junction FC.

Lake Michigan Division
*Chicago House AS
Chicago KICKS Football Club
FC Milwaukee Torrent
*Green Bay Glory
Quad Cities Rush

*Expansion club for 2024


  • Balanced eight-game home and away schedule.
  • Regular season winner plays Gateway Division winner to determine conference champion.
  • Gateway Division winner hosts conference championship match Saturday, July 6.


The Lake Michigan Division kicks off Friday, May 31 with expansion side, Chicago House AC, hosting Green Bay Glory, returns to the WPSL after a two-season WPSL hiatus. On Sunday, June 2 the Glory travels to FC Milwaukee Torrent, and Quad Cities Rush hosts Chicago House.

FC Milwaukee Torrent won the Midwest Conference in 2023 with a 7-0-3 record, finishing the season ranked seventh in the final National Power Ranking.

Chicago KICS Football Club kicks off its season on Wednesday, June 5 versus Quad Cities Rush.


Mountain Conference
*Expansion club for 2024

Rockies Division
Broomfield Burn
Colorado Pride
(Colorado Springs)
Indios Denver FC
*PSD Academy
*Colorado Blizzard FC (Denver)



  • Balanced eight-game home and away schedule.
  • Regular season winner faces Wasatch Division winner to determine conference champion.
  • Wasatch Division winner hosts Rockies Division winner for conference championship match Thursday, June 6.


There may be a notable absence in this season’s Mountain Conference, but there is no shortage of action. Indios Denver FC returns for its fifth WPSL season as the division’s most-tenured. Both Broomfield Burn and Colorado Pride are back for year four. Two clubs, PSD Academy and Colorado Blizzard FC make their WPSL debuts in 2024.

The Rockies Division opens play Saturday May 25 with Colorado Pride hosting debutants Colorado Blizzard FC. The Pride finished last season in second after a 6-2-2 record. On Thursday, May 30 Indios Denver FC hosts expansion side, PSD Academy


Wasatch Division
Griffins FC (Salt Lake City)
La Roca FC (Ogden, Utah)
Northern Utah United (Logan, Utah)
Utah Avalanche (Ogden, Utah)
Utah Red Devils (Salt Lake City)
Utah Surf (Provo, Utah)



  • Balanced 10-game home and away schedule.
  • Regular season winner hosts Rockies Division winner to determine conference champion Saturday, July 6.


Expansion side, Northern Utah United kick off Wasatch Division play Saturday, May 11 on the road versus the Utah Red Devils. Bitter rivals La Roca FC and Utah Avalanche —both returning for their third season—open the season against each other on Thursday, May 16. The Avalanche are looking for a third consecutive Wasatch Division title, finishing the 2023 season 7-0-1 and ranked 15th in the final National Power Rankings. 

Conference play continues Saturday, May 18 with Griffins FC kicking off its second season hosting La Roca FC, and Utah Surf on the road against the Avalanche.


Northern Conference
*Expansion club for 2024

Dakota Fusion FC (Fargo, N.D.)
Joy AC (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Manitou F.C. (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Mankato United Soccer Club (Mankato)
MapleBrook Fury (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Minnesota Thunder (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Rochester United FC
Salvo SC (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Sioux Falls City FC
St. Croix Legacy



  • Balanced nine-game schedule.
  • Regular season record determines conference champion.
  • Conference champion hosts Central Region Playoffs July 13-14.


Joy AC opens its third WPSL season with two big matchups: at Minnesota Thunder on the road Thursday, May 23, versus Salvo SC at home Sunday, May 26. The Thunder and Salvo finished one-two in the 2023 conference standings securing Salvo a wildcard playoff bid. Salvo went on to win the Central Region, falling to the Charlotte Eagles in the WPSL Championship match.

Manitou F.C. and Sioux Falls City FC kick off their third seasons on Friday, May 31 . Manitou hosts MapleBrook Fury (sixth season), and Sioux Falls City travels to Rochester United FC (fourth season). Mankato United Soccer Club hosts the conference’s third matchup on the 31st when it welcomes the Thunder.

St. Croix Legacy looks to improve on its WPSL debut as it kicks off its second season on Friday, May 24 against Salvo SC. Returning for its sixth season, Dakota Fusion FC opens play on the road against Salvo SC on Sunday, June 2.


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