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Welcome to the official home of Illinois Water Polo!

The mission of Illinois Water Polo (IWP) is to provide direction and growth of the sport of water polo in the state of Illinois at the player, coach, club, and high school level.

IWP works in conjunction with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) to support the spring IHSA Boys State Finals and IHSA Girls State Finals.

IWP helps educate athletes, officials, and coaches on the proper game play of water polo.  In addition, IWP helps recognize athletes, officials, and coaches for outstanding performance and service to Illinois water polo through the annual All-State banquet.

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This document is intended to provide guidance for schools conducting practices and hosting meets during the 2021 IHSA Water Polo seasons.  The guidelines explained in this document are intended to decrease potential exposure to respiratory droplets and potential for...

New Rules Clinic 3/6/21

Illinois Water Polo is excited to host a clinic regarding the new rules on Saturday, March 6, 2021. This event will be tailored towards high school and club coaches. USA Water Polo Coach Education Coordinator and Boys Development National Team Coach Ian Davidson will...

College Water Polo Virtual Meet and Greet Event Coming Up!

There is a college water polo Virtual Meet and Greet event over the weekends of January 16th/17th and January 23rd/24th, 2021 with the purpose of connecting high school water polo recruits with college coaches. The Virtual Meet and Greet will consist of live, group...