SESA Monster Match

SESA Monster Match



October 17th & 18th

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, 8U through 19U are welcome.  All teams are guaranteed three games with participation awards for 8U - 10U.  Individual placement trophies for 11U and above.  In addition, all athletes will receive the annual Monster Match collectors pin.

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: $470

U11 & U12: $520

U13+: $590

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.

Online Registration:

Please email over documents to -

 * 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

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

2020 Vendors

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