NPSL / National Professional Soccer League Championship

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NPSL / National Professional Soccer League Championship

Prior to 1985, the NPSL was preceded by the AISA (American Indoor Soccer Association). With the exception of a Challenge Cup held in 1988, championships have been determined by a series of games. From 1985-1987 and 1989-1994, the championship was decided as a best of 5 contest. From 1995-1999, it has been a best of 7 contest. Since 2000, a best of 5 series.

Year Champion Runner-up Series Result
2000 Milwaukee Wave Cleveland Crunch 3-2
1999 Cleveland Crunch Kansas City Attack 4-0
1998 Milwaukee Wave St. Louis Ambush 4-1
1997 Kansas City Attack Cleveland Crunch 4-0
1996 Cleveland Crunch Kansas City Attack 4-2
1995 St. Louis Ambush Harrisburg Heat 4-0
1994 Cleveland Crunch St. Louis Ambush 3-1
1993 Kansas City Attack Cleveland Crunch 3-2
1992 Detroit Rockers Canton Invaders 3-2
1991 Chicago Power Dayton Dynamo 3-0
1990 Canton Invaders Dayton Dynamo 3-1
1989 Canton Invaders Chicago Power 3-2
1988 Canton Invaders Fort Wayne Flames Challenge Cup
1987 Louisville Thunder Canton Invaders 3-2
1986 Canton Invaders Louisville Thunder 3-0
1985 Canton Invaders Louisville Thunder 3-1

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