Southern Plains Football League Winter Pigskin Classic

Southern Plains Football League Winter Pigskin Classic

The Southern Plains Football League (SPFL) is the Premier 9-Man Amateur adult tackle football league in the Midwest. There are 13 teams in three states predominantly in Eastern South Dakota, Southern Minnesota, and Northern & Central Iowa. The SPFL began in 1996. The 2019 SPFL Pigskin Classic is an event designed for the teams in the SPFL to have fun in an exhibition type game.

Additionally, there are also include several 3rd through 6th grade teams from communities near our SPFL Adult teams to participate at half time. It’s a great experience for not only the adults, but the kids too. There are 26 Adult teams playing 13 games between the two days, as well as 30 youth teams playing at halftime of these adult games. One extra special event this year is that Minnesota’s own Women’s Pro team the Minnesota Vixen are going to play at 20 minute halftime exhibition during the 1pm game on Sunday the 20th.

Merchandise is available for purchase at

Gates open at 8am to the public with games every 2 hours throughout each day. Saturday Game 1 kicks off at 8:30am, Sunday Game 1 kicks off at 9:00am.

This event is professionally videographed by Gemini Studios out of Fairmont, MN and Live streamed the event online at

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Additional Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased online at for $15. Tickets are good for both days, all day.


Saturday, October 19
8:30am - Minnesota Storm vs. Northwest Iowa Bulldogs
10:30am - North Iowa Knights vs. Twin City Sabercats
12:30pm - Midwestern Wildcats vs. Dakota Bulldogs
2:30pm - Brown County Blackjacks vs. Chillicothe Swarm
4:30pm - Lakes Area Snowmen vs. Buffalo Ridge Wildcats
6:30pm - Watertown Rebels vs. The Golden Hawks
8:30pm - Fox River Raiders vs. Northern Light Cowboys

Sunday, October 20
9:00am - Northland Bulls vs. Missouri Ravens
11:00am - Madison Warriors vs. Central Iowa Chiefs
1:00pm - Fargo Invaders vs. Fox Valley Force
(MN Vixen Exhibition at Halftime)
3:00pm - SE MN Warhawks vs. Tri-State Buffalos
5:00pm - Western Dakota War Eagles vs. Sioux Empire Crusaders
7:00pm - Newton Nite Hawks vs. Tri-City Northstars

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