Courtesy: Montana Western Athletics
Courtesy: Montana Western Athletics

Quarterfinal Round Pairings Announced of the 2023 NAIA Football Championship Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – [FCS Schedule] The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the four Quarterfinal Round matchups of the NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS). With only eight teams now remaining, six of the higher seeds won their Second Round contest.

The 68th Annual NAIA Football National Championship will culminate on December 18th at Durham County Memorial Stadium in Durham, N.C. For more information on the 2023 NAIA Football National Championship, click here.


Quarterfinal Round Matchups
(Teams listed in Bold are home)

Institution Record   Institution Record
No. 1 Northwestern (Iowa) 12-0 vs. No. 12 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 8-3
No. 2 Grand View (Iowa) 11-0 vs. No. 11 College of Idaho 9-2
No. 3 Keiser (Fla.) 9-2 vs. No. 7 Bethel (Tenn.) 11-1
No. 4 Georgetown (Ky.) 9-1 vs. No. 6 Indiana Wesleyan 10-1

Championship Information

NAIA Football Championship


Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 2023
Football Championship Series
Campus Sites

Dec. 18, 2023 | NOON ET
Durham County Memorial Stadium | Durham, N.C.