Mid-States Football Association
|Mid-States Football Association
|Sports fielded||1 (football) (men's: 1; women's: 0)|
|Region||Midwestern United States|
|Commissioner||James D. Houdeshell|
The Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan. The MSFA was organized in 1993, and on-field competition began in 1994. The MSFA is divided into two leagues, The Mideast and the Midwest.
Charter members included Geneva College, Lindenwood University, Malone College, Olivet Nazarene University, Saint Xavier University, Taylor University, Tiffin University, Trinity International University, the University of Findlay, Urbana University, and Westminster College.
|Lindenwood University – Belleville||Belleville, Illinois||2003||1,900||Lynx||2015||American Midwest|
|Missouri Baptist University||St. Louis, Missouri||1828||2,800||Spartans||2015||American Midwest|
The MSFA sponsors teams only in football. For other sports, MSFA-member schools are affiliated with a variety of other conferences; including the American Midwest Conference, the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, the Crossroads League, the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference, the Midwest Collegiate Conference, and the Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference.
- "Lindenwood-Belleville, Missouri Baptist approved for MSFA membership". Mid-States Football Association. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
- "INAUGURAL MISSOURI BAPTIST FOOTBALL SCHEDULE UNVEILED". Missouri Baptist University Athletics. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2014.