IHSA TV Network

Country Financial is the official corporate sponsor of IHSA State Final broadcasts via a statewide TV and streaming distribution partnership with Quincy Media Inc. and the NFHS Network. Quincy Media's Inc. 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 256 qualifiers for the 2021 IHSA Football Playoffs will be revealed on Saturday, October 23. The IHSA has unprecedented coverage planned for the evening.

The IHSA Playoff Pairing Preview show will air exclusively on the NFHS Network from 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM, as Illinois radio stalwart Jim Taylor, recruiting guru "Edgy" Tim O'Halloran, and bracketologist Steve Soucie will set the stage on the biggest storylines for the playoff field.

The trio will give way to the IHSA TV Network at 8:00 PM, as the 256-team field and first round matchups across eight classes are revealed throughout the hour. At 9:00 PM, Taylor, O'Halloran, and Soucie return to the NFHS Network for live reaction and breakdown of the brackets.

IHSA Football Playoff Pairings Night
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time Show How To Watch
7:30 - 8:00 PM Preview Show NFHS Network
8:00 - 9:00 PM Bracket Reveals IHSA TV Network (see channels below)
9:00 - 10:00 PM Breakdown Show NFHS Network

 

 

2021 IHSA Football State Championships  
Live from Huskie Stadium on the NIU campus in DeKalb
 
 
Friday, November 26 Time
Class 1A: TBD vs. TBD 10:00 AM
Class 2A: TBD vs. TBD 1:00 PM
Class 3A: TBD vs. TBD 4:00 PM
Class 4A: TBD vs. TBD    7:00 PM
Saturday, November 27 Time
Class 5A: TBD vs. TBD 10:00 AM
Class 6A: TBD vs. TBD 1:00 PM
Class 7A: TBD vs. TBD 4:00 PM
Class 8A: TBD vs. TBD 7:00 PM

 

             
    FRIDAY       SATURDAY  
Market Station Network/Channel       Network/Channel  
Bloomington    WEEK      CW 25.3       NBC 25.1  
Champaign WCIX MyTV 49.1       MyTV 49.1  
Chicago 1 WCIU The U 26.2       The U 26.2  
Chicago 2 WMEU The U 48.1       The U 48.1  
Decatur WCIX MyTV 49.1       MyTv 49.1  
Harrisburg WSIL H&I 3.2 & ABC 3.1 (4A)            H&I 3.2  
Peoria WEEK CW 25.3       NBC 25.1  
Quad Cities KGCW CW 26.1       CW 26.1  
Quincy WGEM CW 10.2       NBC 10.1  
Rockford WREX CW 13.2       NBC 13.1  
Springfield WCIX MyTV 49.1       MyTV 49.1  
St. Louis KNLC (2A)/KTVI (4A)    Decades 24.5/CW 2.2       KNLC (6A)/KTVI (8A)    Decades 24.5/CW 2.2
Internet NFHS Network    IHSA.tv       IHSA.tv  
               
  Denotes coveragechange from Friday toSaturday

 

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2021 IHSA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena in Normal
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, March 3-5
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Thursday, March 3
Session 1
10:00 AM:  1A Semifinal #1
11:30 AM:  1A Semifinal #2
Session 2
 2:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #2
 4:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #2
Session 3
 7:00 PM:   1A Third-Place Game
 8:30 PM:   2A Third-Place Game

Friday, March 4
Session 4
10:00 AM:  3A Semifinal #1
11:30 AM:  3A Semifinal #2
Session 5
 2:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #2
 4:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #2
Session 6
 7:00 PM:   3A Third-Place Game
 8:30 PM:   4A Third-Place Game

Saturday, March 5
Session 7
11:00 AM:   1A State Championship
12:45 PM:   2A State Championship
Session 8
 5:30 AM:   3A State Championship
 7:15 PM:   4A State Championship


STATION & CHANNEL INFORMATION

Market Station Friday-3A Friday-4A Saturday-3A Saturday-4A
Bloomington WEEK NBC 25.1 CW 25.3 CW 25.3 NBC 25.1
Champaign WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
Chicago 1 WCIU The U 26.2 The U 26.2 The U 26.2 The U 26.2
Chicago 2 WMEU The U 48.1 The U 48.1 The U 48.1 The U 48.1
Decatur WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
Harrisburg WSIL ABC 3.1 H&I 3.2 ABC 3.1 H&I 3.2
Peoria WEEK NBC 25.1 CW 25.3 CW 25.3 NBC 25.1
Quad Cities KGCW CW 26.1 CW 26.1 CW 26.1 CW 26.1
Quincy WGEM NBC 10.1 CW 10.2 CW 10.2 NBC 10.1
Rockford WREX NBC 13.1 CW 13.2 CW 13.2 NBC 13.1
Springfield WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
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AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2021 IHSA BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at State Farm Central in Champaign-Urbana
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, March 10-12
Get Tickets


Thursday, March 10
Session 1
10:00 AM:  1A Semifinal #1
11:30 AM:  1A Semifinal #2
Session 2
 2:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #2
 4:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #2
Session 3
 7:00 PM:   1A Third-Place Game
 8:30 PM:   2A Third-Place Game

Friday, March 11
Session 4
10:00 AM:  3A Semifinal #1
11:30 AM:  3A Semifinal #2
Session 5
 2:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #2
 4:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #2
Session 6
 7:00 PM:   3A Third-Place Game
 8:30 PM:   4A Third-Place Game

Saturday, March 12
Session 7
11:00 AM:   1A State Championship
12:45 PM:   2A State Championship
Session 8
 5:30 AM:   3A State Championship
 7:15 PM:   4A State Championship


STATION & CHANNEL INFORMATION

Market Station Friday-3A Friday-4A Saturday-3A Saturday-4A
Bloomington WEEK NBC 25.1 CW 25.3 CW 25.3 CW 25.3
Champaign WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
Chicago 1 WCIU The U 26.2 The U 26.2 The U 26.2 The U 26.2
Chicago 2 WMEU The U 48.1 The U 48.1 The U 48.1 The U 48.1
Decatur WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
Harrisburg WSIL ABC 3.1 H&I 3.2 ABC 3.1 H&I 3.2
Peoria WEEK NBC 25.1 CW 25.3 CW 25.3 CW 25.3
Quad Cities KGCW CW 26.1 CW 26.1 CW 26.1 CW 26.1
Quincy WGEM NBC 10.1 CW 10.2 CW 10.2 CW 10.2
Rockford WREX NBC 13.1 CW 13.2 CW 13.2 CW 13.2
Springfield WCIX MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1 MyTV 49.1
Internet NFHS Network Watch Watch Watch Watch