The Central Arkansas Bears and Northwestern State Demons have scheduled a home-and-home soccer sequence for the 2026 and 2027 seasons, FBSchedules.com has realized.
A replica of the contract with the College of Central Arkansas was obtained from Northwestern State College by way of a state public data request. The contract was executed on July 7, 2023.
Within the first sport of the sequence, Central Arkansas will journey to face Northwestern State at Harry Turpin Stadium in Natchitoches, La., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2026. The sequence will conclude the next season when the Bears host the Demons at Estes Stadium in Conway, Ark., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2027.
Northwestern State and Central Arkansas first met on the gridiron in 2007 and have performed a complete of 13 contests. Of their most up-to-date matchup in 2019, the Bears defeated the Demons in Natchitoches, 31-30, to increase their benefit within the general sequence to 10-3.
Northwestern State has been a member of the Southland Convention since 1987. Central Arkansas soccer joined the Southland in 2007, however moved to the Western Athletic Convention (WAC) in 2021 earlier than enjoying within the ASUN Convention in 2022. The Bears are actually a member of the United Athletic Convention (UAC), which is the brand new identify for the merger between the soccer leagues of the ASUN and WAC.
Central Arkansas and Northwestern State each have one different non-conference opponent scheduled for the 2026 season and none for 2027. The Bears are scheduled to host the North Dakota State Bison on Sept. 12, 2026, whereas the Demons are slated to go to the Weber State Wildcats on Sept. 19, 2026.