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The IHSA broadcasts State Finals via statewide TV and streaming distribution partnership with Weigel Broadcasting Co. and the NFHS Network. Weigel annually carries the IHSA Playoff Pairing Show, Football State Finals, Girls Basketball State Finals, and Boys Basketball State Finals on its statewide television network. The NFHS Network simulcasts each of the aforementioned events on the internet at IHSA.tv, while also streaming nearly every IHSA State Final - in addition to countless regular-season contests via its School Broadcast Program. Below is information on the upcoming state finals that will be broadcast:

 

IHSA STATE FINAL TV SCHEDULE

The IHSA and Weigel TV will air the IHSA March Madness Preview Show statewide in 2024. The show will preview some of the top teams and storylines for the girls and boys basketball postseason tournament!

Catch the IHSA March Madness Preview Show on February 24 and February 25. Times and channels by market are below...

IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) Date & Time
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) 2/24 at 6:30 PM
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WDKA-49.1/23.2 (MyNet) 2/24 at 8:30 AM
Champaign WCIA 49.1- (MyNet) 2/25 at 5:30 PM
Chicago WCIU-26.1 (WCIU) 2/24 at 10:30 AM
2/25 at 5:00 PM
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW) 2/25 at 5:30 PM
Quincy WGEM-10.3 (FOX) 2/24 at 10:30 AM
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW) 2/24 at 10:30 AM
Springfield WCIA 49.1- (MyNet) 2/25 at 5:30 PM
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Catchy) 2/25 at 5:00 PM
Archived Stream NFHS Network  

 

 

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2024 IHSA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena in Normal
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 29-March 2
Get Tickets

Thursday, February 29
Session 1
9:30 AM:     1A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
11:15 AM:    1A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 2
2:00 PM:      2A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
3:45 PM:      2A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 3
6:30 PM:      1A Third-Place
7:45 PM:      2A Third-Place

Friday, March 1
Session 4
9:30 AM:      3A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
11:15 AM:    3A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 5
2:00 PM:      4A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
3:45 PM:      4A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 6
6:30 PM:      3A Third-Place
7:45 PM:      4A Third-Place

Saturday, March 2
Session 7
11:00 AM:     1A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
1:00 PM:       2A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
Session 8
 5:30 PM:      3A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
 7:15 PM:      4A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.2 (ABC) & WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WDKA-49.1/23.2 (MyNet)  
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIA-49.1 (MyNet)  
Chicago WMEU-48.1 (The U) WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.1 (NBC) WGEM-10.2 (FOX)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Catchy Com.)  
Live Stream NFHS Network  

 

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2024 IHSA BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at State Farm Center in Champaign-Urbana
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, March 7-9
Get Tickets

Thursday, March 7
Session 1
9:30 AM:    1A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
11:15 AM:    1A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 2
2:00 PM:      2A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
3:45 PM:      2A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 3
6:30 PM:      1A Third-Place
7:45 PM:      2A Third-Place

Friday, March 8
Session 4
9:30 AM:    3A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
11:15 AM:    3A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 5
2:00 PM:      4A Semifinal #1: TBD vs. TBD
3:45 PM:      4A Semifinal #2: TBD vs. TBD
Session 6
6:30 PM:      3A Third-Place
7:45 PM:      4A Third-Place

Saturday, March 9
Session 7
11:00 AM:     1A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
1:00 PM:       2A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
Session 8
 5:30 PM:      3A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD
 7:15 PM:      4A State Championship: TBD vs. TBD  



IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.2 (ABC) & WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WDKA-49.1/23.2 (MyNet)  
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIA-49.1 (MyNet)  
Chicago WMEU-48.1 (The U) WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.1 (NBC) WGEM-10.2 (FOX)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Catchy Com.)  
Live Stream NFHS Network  

 

The 256 qualifiers for the 2023 IHSA Football Playoffs will be revealed on Saturday, October 21.

Weigel Broadcasting and the IHSA team-up to reveal the brackets in all eight classes and the path to Hancock Stadium for the 2023 IHSA Football State Finals. Dave Bernhard and Matt Rodewald will reveal the 256-team field beginning at 8:00 PM on the IHSA's statewide television network. The show will also be streamed on the NFHS Network and at IHSA.org. See station listings below and check local listings...

IHSA Football Playoff Pairings Night
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time Show How To Watch
8:00 - 9:00 PM Brackets Revealed IHSA TV Network (channels below) or Watch on the NFHS Network


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1  Air Time
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.3 (CW) Tape-delay at 9:00 PM
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WDKA-49.1/23.2 (MyNet) Live at 8:00 PM
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49.1 (MyNet) Live at 8:00 PM
Chicago WMEU-48.1 (The U) Live at 8:00 PM
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW) Tape-delay at 10:00 PM
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) Tape-delay at 9:00 PM
Rockford WSLN 19.3 Live at 8:00 PM
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Catchy Com.) Live at 8:00 PM
Live Stream NFHS Network & IHSA.org Live at 8:00 PM

 



2023 IHSA FOOTBALL STATE FINALS
at Illinois State University's Hancock Stadium
Bloomington-Normal | Directions
Friday & Saturday, November 24-25

Tickets  |  Welcome Zone  |  Lodging 

Friday, November 24
Class 1A | 10:00 AM:     Lena-Winslow vs. Camp Point Central
Class 2A | 1:00 PM:       Wilmington vs. Athens
Class 3A | 4:00 PM:       Byron vs. Mt. Carmel
Class 4A | 7:00 PM:       St. Laurence vs. Rochester

Saturday, November 25
Class 5A | 10:00 AM:     Nazareth Academy vs. Joliet Catholic Academy
Class 6A | 1:00 PM:       Cary-Grove vs. East St. Louis
Class 7A | 4:00 PM:       Downers Grove North vs. Mount Carmel
Class 8A | 7:00 PM:       Loyola Academy vs. Lincoln-Way East


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-DT3-25.3 (CW) WEEK-25.1 (NBC - 6A & 7A Tape Delay
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WDKA-49.1/23.2 (MyNet)  
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49.1 (MyNet)  
Chicago WCIU-26.1 (CW) WMEU-48.1 (The U)
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) WGEM-10.1 (NBC)
Rockford WSLN-19.2 (Circle) WIFR-23.5 (CW)
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Catchy Com.)  
Live Stream NFHS Network