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Basketball - Girl's Championship Information

Neutral Site Tournament Venues

Gila River Arena (GRA)
9400 W. Maryland Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305

Grand Canyon University Arena (GCU)
3300 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Prescott Valley Event Center (PVEC)
3201 N. Main St.
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Admission Fees

State Tournament All Rounds:
$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Students with High School ID
Children five and under admitted free

Lodging Information

Prescott/Prescott Valley Hotel Guildelines

State Tournament Qualifying

6A, 5A, 2A (16 team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games.  Based on region standings, the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid at minimum to the conference play-in tournament.  The conference play-in tournament will match up teams ranked No. 9 through No. 24.  Teams ranked No. 1 through No. 8, along with the eight winning teams from the conference play-in tournament, will make up the 16 team state tournament.  The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams.  The state tournament will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • 6A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners
  • 5A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners
  • 2A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

4A, 3A, 1A (16 team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games.  More information coming soon.

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State Tournament Schedule

6A:
1st Rnd: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 3 & 4:30 p.m., GCU
Final: Wed., March 1, 2017, 5 p.m., GCU

5A:
1st Rnd: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 3 & 4:30 p.m., GCU
Final: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5 p.m., GCU

4A:
1st Rnd: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:30 & 4:15 p.m., GRA
Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 12:30 p.m., GRA

3A:
1st Rnd: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, See Bracket
Semi's: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 1:45 & 5:15 p.m., GRA
Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:30 or 6:30 p.m., GRA

2A:
1st Rnd: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
2nd Rnd: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
Semi's: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, See Bracket, PVEC#
Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 5 p.m., PVEC

1A:
1st Rnd: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
2nd Rnd: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
Semi's: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, See Bracket, PVEC#
Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 11 a.m., PVEC

*Times/Locations for the 1A and 2A first and second round in the Prescott area will be determined prior to the release of the bracklets on Sunday, Feb. 12.
#Times for the 1A and 2A semi-finals will be determined following the quarterfinal games played on Feb. 18.

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

Conference Play-In Tournament

6A: Fri., Feb 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

5A: Fri., Feb 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

2A: Fri., Feb 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change