IHSA TV Network

                         
 

The IHSA broadcasts State Finals via statewide TV and streaming distribution partnership with Gray Media and the NFHS Network. Gray Media 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

2021 IHSA Football State Championships  
Live from Huskie Stadium on the NIU campus in DeKalb
 
 
Friday, November 26 Time
Class 1A: Lena-Winslow vs. Carrollton 10:00 AM
Class 2A: Wilmington vs. Nashville 1:00 PM
Class 3A: Byron vs. Tolono Unity 4:00 PM
Class 4A: Joliet Catholic Academy vs. Sacred Heart-Griffin   7:00 PM
   
Saturday, November 27 Time
Class 5A: Fenwick vs. Kankakee 10:00 AM
Class 6A: Cary-Grove vs. East St. Louis 1:00 PM
Class 7A: Wheaton North vs. St. Rita 4:00 PM
Class 8A: Lockport vs. Maine South 7:00 PM


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market

Market Station Network/Channel
Bloomington    WEEK CW 25.3
Champaign WCIX MyTV 49.1
Chicago 1 WCIU The U 26.2
Chicago 2 WMEU The U 48.1
Decatur WCIX MyTV 49.1
Harrisburg WSIL Heroes & Icons 3.2
Peoria WEEK CW 25.3
Quad Cities KGCW CW 26.1
Quincy WGEM CW 10.2
Rockford WREX ME TV 13.3
Springfield WCIX MyTV 49.1
St. Louis ***6A only*** KNLC St. Louis Decades 24.5
Live Stream NFHS Network Watch here


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
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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
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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 Watch on the NFHS Network
8:00 - 9:00 PM Bracket Reveals IHSA TV Network (channels below) or Watch on the NFHS Network
9:00 - 10:00 PM Breakdown Show Watch on NFHS Network


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market

Market Station Network/Channel
Bloomington    WEEK CW 25.3
Champaign WCIX MyTV 49.1
Chicago 1 WCIU The U 26.2
Chicago 2 WMEU The U 48.1
Decatur WCIX MyTV 49.1
Harrisburg WSIL Heroes & Icons 3.2
Peoria WEEK CW 25.3
Quad Cities KGCW CW 26.1
Quincy WGEM CW 10.2
Rockford WREX ME TV 13.3
Springfield WCIX MyTV 49.1
Live Stream NFHS Network Watch here