The Central States NPL joined the National Premier Leagues beginning with the 2017-18 season, and through the league's first two seasons playing in the NPL, has won three Girls NPL Finals championships.
Top 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls clubs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska make up the league. Participating clubs in 2020-21 are:
*Defending 2019 Girls NPL Finals champions
**New club for 2020-21 season
The schedules for 2020-21 Central States NPL season have been released and are available here.
Qualifiers from the Central States NPL will advance to the 2021 NPL Finals. Details, including pathways and slots, will be announced soon.