SESA Monster Match

SESA Monster Match



For any questions contact tournament director:

October 19 & 20 2024

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 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: $507.64

U11 & U12: $548.08

U13+: $616.42

(Prices include 2.5% transaction fee)

Payment by card only- checks are not accepted

Registration will open on June 1st and will remain open until 30 days prior to event. SESA Tournaments are filling up faster and faster each year. We will keep registration open until 30 days before the event "date". However, it will most likely be full before this date. Please register early to avoid disappointment

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 ( photos of multiple passes are ok)

 * Official state Coach Pass(es)

 * WE DO NOT NEED PLAYER WAIVERS (Coach / Manager needs to have these) 

Schedule Request Form-

SESA will be hosting its annual Halloween costume competition again this Fall. 
Like in the years past, we highly encourage teams and fans to join in the Monster Match Halloween themed spirit!  
                       Trophies for the best dressed team!!!!
Entry options
1. Tag a photo on Facebook or Instagram using our hashtag - #SESAtournaments
Team Winners will be selected on Sunday AM
Visit the SESA website for more information and to keep up to date:


Costumes do not need to have numbers on the back 

Costumes must be safe to play in 

Coaches and fans are encouraged to dress up too 

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- 2023

2024 Date: October 19 & 20th

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!

  • 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 Monster Match apparel.

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Contact Info

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