Boys State Soccer Information

Boys State Soccer Information

Here is information regarding the Boys State Soccer Tournament this week at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines.

Dallas Center-Grimes vs Cedar Rapids Xavier   Thursday May 31, 2:40 pm on  Field 7

The winner advance to Semifinal Round action on Friday June 1, 2:30 pm on Field 9.

The 3rd place game takes places Saturday June 2, 1:40 pm,   The Championship Game is Saturday Jiune 2, 2:30 pm.    

ADMISSION- The gates will open one hour prior to the start of the first match. The admission fee is $10 for each day of the tournament. School age students on up to adults will be charged admission. This admission fee will allow your fans to attend all games played on that day.

PARKING- There will be a $5 per car parking fee charged per day. If you leave the complex and return later in the day, you will be charged an additional $5 to park. Please avoid parking on the grass medians at the Cownie Soccer Complex unless otherwise noted. (See Cownie Soccer Complex Parking Lots) Cars parking on grass medians will be subject to parking tickets by the Des Moines Police Department and may be towed at the owner s expense.  Parkoing Map Link-

SEATING:  Field 7 has limited bleacher seating.   It is suggested your bring lawn chairs for watching the first round game on this field. 

PASSES OUT- The Iowa High School Athletic Association enforces a No Pass-Out system for its tournament series. There WILL NOT be a pass-out system if a fan wishes to leave the complex and return. If you leave the Cownie Soccer Complex, you will be required to pay $10 to re-enter the Complex. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.

Please bring all necessary items with you to the Cownie Soccer Complex including: Video cameras, sunglasses, hats, umbrellas, sunscreen, etc. Each of the state tournament fields has bleacher seating for all spectators. Lawn chairs are permitted inside the Cownie Soccer Complex for use on fields 7 and 8, which are only used on Thursday.

1) No outside food may be brought into the complex.

2) No alcohol allowed in the complex.

3) No tailgating in the parking lots. (Grills are prohibited)

4) No pets (unless licensed service animals) 5) No smoking allowed in the complex. 6) Lawn chairs, strollers, and umbrellas ARE permitted into the complex.

SPORTSMANSHIP All participants are expected to maintain a high level of sportsmanship. Please conduct yourselves in a manner that shows respect for the game of soccer and all the participants. We are anticipating some very competitive soccer. Your cooperation as spectators, players and coaches in properly representing your school and high school activities will be greatly appreciated. Spectators entering the field of play during the contest or immediately after the conclusion of player are subject to trespassing violations. Violators are subject to arrest by the Des Moines Police Department. Spectators are not allowed into the pressbox on Field #9 for any reason.