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Published On: July 30th, 2021

Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced 2021 Northwoods League Playoff Tickets will go on sale to the public at 10:00 am on Monday, August 2.  The Bucks secured their spot in the 2021 Northwoods League Playoffs by winning the Great Plains East Division First Half Championship.

The Bucks are guaranteed to host a playoff game at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium on Monday, August 16 and could host as many as four total playoff games depending on a variety of factors.  Game times for all home playoff games will be 6:35 pm.

All fans may purchase tickets to one or multiple playoff games.  If the Bucks do not play all four games at home, ticket holders will receive a credit towards 2022 season tickets for any home games that are not played.

Playoff ticket pricing will remain the same as regular season games:

Advanced Tickets:
Reserved Seats $7
Box Seats $10
Day of Game Pricing:
Reserved Seats $9
Box Seats $12


The Bucks will face the Great Plains East Division Second Half Champion in the NWL’s Divisional Playoffs, which will begin on August 15.  If Waterloo wins the Second Half Title, they will face the Great Plains East Division team with the second-best overall record.  The Great Plains East Sub-Divisional Championship is a best-of-three series, with a 1-2 format (with home field advantage hosting Game 2 and Game 3).  The team with the best overall winning percentage will have home field advantage.  The winners of each Great Plains Sub-Divisional Series will advance to the Great Plains Divisional Championship, a one-game series.  That winner will play in a one-game Summer Collegiate World Series against the Great Lakes Champ where the NWL Champion will be crowned.

To reserve your Playoff tickets, fans are encouraged to call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633, order online at, or stop at the Ticket Office during normal hours, 10 am-5pm, Monday-Friday.  Group areas will be available for all playoff games and can be booked by emailing the Bucks at:

Single-game tickets are currently on sale by calling the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633 or available online at  Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association.  Team ownership has invested nearly $400,000 in stadium improvements since the end of the 2014 season including group outing areas, painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, kids zone inflatables, wiffle ball field, and concessions equipment.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.


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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, over 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.