SESA Monster Match

SESA Monster Match


REGISTER NOW - 2021 Burlington Monster Match Registration

For any questions contact tournament director:

October 16th & 17th

In true Halloween tradition, join us for the “Premier Soccer Tournament in Southeast Iowa,” located on the beautiful fields of the renowned Burlington Rec-Plex Soccer Complex and brand new full field indoor FunCity Turf facility!

You will have to be here to believe it!

Experience a competitive tournament with “Friendly GHOSTS” providing you Halloween tricks & treats on exquisite, professional grade “grave yards,” in hauntingly beautiful Southeast Iowa.

Add to your enjoyment by checking out the great shopping, food and entertainment including the regionally famous, family hot spot – Fun City. This family resort and entertainment center/water park is conveniently located next to Catfish Bend Casino.

All recreational, competitive, and select teams, 9U through 19U are welcome.  All teams are guaranteed three games with participation awards for 9U - 10U.  Individual placement trophies for 11U and above.  In addition, all athletes will receive the annual Monster Match collectors pin and be able to take a photo with the SESA Cup in the champions corner.

You can have it all!  A premier tournament, Halloween frivolity, and family entertainment complete with a front row view of the Mighty Mississippi!

Enjoy it all for a great LOW price!

U9 & U10: $480

U11 & U12: $530

U13+: $595

Registration will open on June 1st and will remain open until October 1st (or when we reach maximum capacity). Don't wait to register for one of the top tournaments in the Midwest, we reached capacity several weeks early in 2020.

Online Registration:

Please email over documents to  - (email only for registration documents, not actively monitored until tournament time)

 * Official State Roster 

 * Official State Player Passes in Alphabetical order ( photos of multiple passes are ok)

 * Official state Coach Pass(es)

 * Medical Waivers/Emergency Forms for every player in Alphabetical order

 * Out of State only – Provide your signed Permission to Travel forms (We keep)

You will receive an email 3-5 days before the event to confirm your documents are received. We will reach out to you if we do not have what we need.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations

With the success of the tournament, hotels can fill up quickly. In addition to the hotels in Burlington, there are options in nearby towns within a reasonable driving distance from Burlington. If you are not able to find an available room in Burlington, please increase your search radius and contact those hotels directly.

Registration portal

Tournament Schedule- 2020

Tournament Rules

RecPlex Field Map

RecPlex Field Map

Game sites

The Monster Match games will be played at 5 Locations; Burlington Rec Plex, FunCity Turf (indoor), Bracewell Stadium turf, Notre Dame High School, Mediapolis High School turf.   

  • Burlington Regional RecPlex 501 South Broadway Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • FunCity Turf  501 South Broadway Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • Bracewell Stadium 919 Market Street Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • Notre Dame High School  702 South Roosevelt Avenue Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • Mediapolis High School 725 North Northfield Street Mediapolis, Iowa 52637


Between Apparel, Photography, or Food Vendors, we got you covered this year!

  • Coal Haus 337 - Breakfast: Biscuits & Gravy, Breakfast Burrito, Breakfast Pizza. Lunch: Wood-fired pizzas and wings
  • Smokey Blue Bar-B-Q - Barbeque sandwiches and sides
  • DeLovely's Mini Donuts- Mini cinnamon and sugar donuts, donut pancakes, hot cider, hot chocolate
  • Burlington Rec Plex- Hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, brats 
  • Fine Designs - Fine Designs will be on-site Saturday and Sunday with customized 2020 Monster Match apparel
  • Top Tier - Offering replica jersey kits for teams like Barcelona, Liverpool, and many more!
  • Harbor Photography - Photography vendor selling customized team photos.

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Contact Us

Contact Info

Southeast Soccer Academy
P.O. Box 394
Burlington, Iowa 52601