The Year of Begining
July 1996: Warta officially becomes a member of the National Soccer League and the Illinois State Soccer Association. Prior to this Warta known as (Pogon and Klub Wielkpolski) have won several trophies outdoor and Indoor at the 41 Sports Club in Highland Park.
Just in their first year in the NSL Warta became a strong Club winning the Second Division and First Division year back to back to advance to the top Major Division of the NSL. 1998 NSL Indoor Season Warta finished with a 15-1-0 Record during which Maros Havran scored League Leading 43 goals.