Iowa High School Football Schedules Released for 2023-24

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has released their 2023-24 football schedules. Teams will play the same teams both seasons in opposite venues. Game dates are on the following Fridays, unless noted below:

Game Dates

The Iowa High School Football schedules for 2023-24 feature games on Fridays, primarily from August 25th to October 20th. This season promises thrilling matchups and memorable moments, as student-athletes compete for victories and showcase their talents on the field.

  • August 25th
  • September 1st
  • September 8th
  • September 15th
  • September 22nd
  • September 29th
  • October 6th
  • October 13th
  • October 20th (8P-2A Playoffs; 3A-5A Week Nine)

KNIA/KRLS Area Teams:

The KNIA/KRLS Area Teams are high schools in central Iowa competing in the 2023-24 football season as part of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. The teams participate in different classes and districts, reflecting diverse school sizes and athletic programs.

Games are broadcast live on KNIA/KRLS radio, fostering a strong sense of school pride and camaraderie among the local community.

Pella – Class 4A District 4

Pella High School Football, a member of Iowa’s KNIA/KRLS Area Teams, participates in the 2023-24 season in Class 4A District 4. The team highlights the skills of student-athletes while fostering school pride and community involvement via live radio broadcasts on KRLS.

  • vs. Ballard
  • at Keokuk
  • at Indianola
  • vs. Xavier
  • Carlisle
  • at Newton
  • vs. Hoover
  • vs. Bondurant
  • at Gilbert

Knoxville – Class 3A District 6

Knoxville High School Football, part of Iowa’s KNIA/KRLS Area Teams, competes in the 2023-24 season in Class 3A District 6. With dedicated student-athletes, the team showcases their talent while promoting school pride and community engagement through live radio broadcasts.

  • at Boone
  • vs. Clarke
  • at South Tama
  • vs. Hoover
  • Atlantic
  • at Nevada
  • vs. Creston
  • at Perry
  • vs. Harlan

Pella Christian – Class 1A District 6

Pella Christian High School Football, part of Iowa’s KNIA/KRLS Area Teams, competes in the 2023-24 season in Class 1A District 6. The team displays the abilities of student-athletes, promoting school spirit and community engagement through KRLS live radio broadcasts.

  • at Des Moines Christian
  • vs. PCM
  • at Grundy Center
  • vs. Pleasantville
  • vs. EBF
  • at Sigourney-Keota
  • vs. Cardinal
  • at Colfax-Mingo

Indianola – Class 4A District 5

  • vs. Urbandale
  • at Norwalk
  • vs. Pella
  • at Carlisle
  • vs. Ballard
  • vs. Boone
  • at North Polk
  • vs. ADM
  • at Des Moines North (Thursday game)

Norwalk – Class 4A District 6

  • at Carlisle
  • vs. Indianola
  • at Newton
  • at ADM
  • vs. Winterset
  • at DCG
  • vs. Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson
  • vs. Lewis Central
  • at Glenwood

PCM – Class 2A District 6

  • vs. Sigourney-Keota
  • at Pella Christian
  • at Nevada
  • vs. Jesup
  • at Union, La Porte City
  • at Vinton-Shellsburg
  • vs. West Marshall
  • vs. Iowa Falls-Alden

Pleasantville – Class 1A District 6

  • at I-35
  • vs. Woodward-Granger
  • vs. Lynnville-Sully
  • at Pella Christian
  • vs. Sigourney-Keota
  • at Colfax-Mingo
  • vs. EBF
  • at Cardinal

Melcher-Dallas – Eight Player District 7

  • at Mormon Trail
  • at Belle Plaine
  • vs. Montezuma
  • at Twin Cedars
  • vs. Lamoni
  • at Moravia
  • vs. BGM
  • BYE

Twin Cedars – Eight Player District 7

  • at Lamoni
  • vs BGM
  • at Murray
  • vs. Melcher-Dallas
  • at Moravia
  • BYE
  • vs. Belle Plaine
  • at Montezuma

Southeast Warren – Eight Player District 8

  • at Montezuma
  • at Mormon Trail
  • vs. East Union
  • vs. Moravia
  • at Murray
  • vs. Lamoni
  • vs. Lenox
  • at Bedford

Martensdale-St. Marys – Class A District 6

  • vs. Grand
  • at Madria
  • vs. Wayne
  • vs. North Mahaska
  • at Central Decatur
  • at BCLUW
  • vs. Lynnville-Sully
  • at Mount Ayr


The release of the 2023-24 Iowa High School Football schedules marks an exciting time for student-athletes, coaches, and fans across the state. With various teams competing in different districts and classes, the upcoming seasons promise thrilling matches, intense rivalries, and memorable moments.

As teams prepare for the season, the community looks forward to cheering on their local athletes and witnessing the growth and development of these young players on and off the field.

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