The 40th annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Boys Soccer State Tournament will take place this Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 4-6, at Kohler Engines Stadium at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee.

Admission is $11 plus online fees for adults and students. All tickets must be redeemed on a mobile device. To purchase tickets, visit the WIAA?website at

The single-elimination tournament features four divisions. Four teams will compete for the State title in each of the divisions. The coaches of the qualifying teams in Divisions 1 and 2 seed those two divisions and the coaches of the qualifying teams in Divisions 3 and 4 seed those two brackets.

The State tourney will start with Division 1 games this Thursday, Nov. 4. Top-seeded Marquette (21-1-1) will face No. 4 De Pere (11-7-3) at 11 a.m. and No. 2 Verona (18-1-1) will meet No. 3 Hudson (16-2-2) at 1:30 p.m.

Later on Thursday, the Division 4 field will have No. 1 Oostburg (17-1-1) battling No. 4 Arcadia (15-3-2) at 4:30 p.m.and No. 2 Sheboygan Christian-Sheboygan Lutheran (15-2-2) playing No. 3 St. John’s NW Academy-Chesterton (12-1-1) at 7 p.m.

The Division 3 teams will hit the turf Friday, Nov. 5, No. 1 Shorewood (19-1-3) faces No. 4 Rice Lake (17-6-2) at 11 a.m. and No. 2 Notre Dame (19-3-3) plays No. 3 McFarland (11-6-3) at 1:30 p.m.

And in Division 2 semifinal games Friday,  No. 1 Oregon (20-0-3) is playing No. 4 River Falls (13-5-2) at 4:30 p.m. and No. 2 Whitefish Bay (18-4-2)?is meeting No. 3 Brookfield Central (12-3-4) at 7 p.m.

All championship games are planned for Saturday, with the Division 1 title game at 11 a.m., the Division 4 game at 1:30 p.m., the Division 3 game at 4:30 p.m., and the Division 2 game at 7 p.m. 

The quarterfinals and semifinals of the WIAA Boys Soccer State Tournament will be streamed live on the WIAA TV portal of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)?Network. To purchase a subscription to the live programming, visit the website 

Both Northland Pines and Three Lakes played in the Division 4 tournament field, with Pines losing in the Sectional semifinal and Three Lakes losing in the Regional championship.

Good luck to all the teams participating in the State tournament this week.