Irving, Texas - In 2018 and 2019, the Big 12 Soccer Championship will continue in Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Victory Field. The 2018 event will feature a new format as the quarterfinal matches will be played on the Sunday immediately following the conclusion of the regular season. Semifinals will then take place the next Friday, with the title match the following Sunday.
The postseason soccer events in ‘18 and ‘19 will mark the sixth and seventh straight years that championship will be held in Kansas City. It was first held there in 2013 after 16 consecutive seasons in San Antonio, Texas. The only other city to host the soccer championship is St. Louis, which did so in the first year of league play in 1996.