WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Tuesday, July 10, 2018 – Valley Stadium will be the site of the Premier Development League’s Central Conference championship weekend.
The Des Moines Menace prepares to host the playoff action on Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21.
League officials announced today that the Des Moines is one of four hosts for the first round of the postseason. Though this is the Menace’s fifth straight postseason berth, the franchise has not played a home playoff match since 2014.
The Menace (12-0-1) has celebrated the franchise’s 25th season by securing the regular-season titles for the Heartland Division and the Central Conference. A home win this Friday (July 13 against St. Louis) would clinch the PDL’s regular-season championship.
Friday, July 20 – Central Conference Semifinals at Valley Stadium
4:30 p.m.: Chicago FC United (Heartland Division runner-up) vs. Great Lakes Division champion
7:30 p.m.: Menace (Heartland Division champion) vs. Great Lakes Division runner-up
Saturday, July 21 – Central Conference Championship at Valley Stadium
7:30 p.m.: Friday’s winners face off
TICKETS (for ages 6 and older):
$10 on game day, or save when you purchase your tickets online
2018 season and individual tickets will be honored for postseason games hosted by the Menace.
This marks the Menace’s 16th playoff appearance and its sixth time hosting postseason action.
The winner of the July 21 Central Conference final will move on to a July 28 semifinal, and the PDL Championship’s set for Aug. 4.