The ECNL is divided into 8 conferences across the country. FC Wisconsin competes in the Midwest Conference. For 2021-2022, the Midwest Conference includes:
In the Midwest Conference, every team will play every other team in the conference.
The ECNL Regional League - Heartland includes 20 clubs and is one of more than 12 different leagues with more than 1000 teams.
The Heartland Conference is divided into 2 geographic divisions to reduce travel. Each team at U15 - U18/19 will play their divisional opponents once (9 games), and will play 2 cross-division games at the ECNL Regional League - Heartland Showcase.
The ECNL National Showcases are the most prestigious, most competitive, and best attended college recruiting events in the country. The Showcases provide opportunities for teams to play opponents from all over the country, within a meaningful competition, in front of almost every college in the country.
U15-U18 FC Wisconsin ECNL teams participate in several of the ECNL National Showcase Events each year, with the exact number depending on the age group.
FC Wisconsin ECNL Regional League teams will participate in 1 ECNL Regional League Showcase event, and older age groups may participate in an ECNL Regional League National Showcase.
Every age group (ECNL Club Competition and ECNL Regional League) has a post-season pathway, with particiaption based on qualification by age.