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Basketball - Girl's Championship Information

Neutral Site Tournament Venues

Copper Canyon High School (CCHS)
9126 W. Camelback Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85305

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

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    State Tournament Schedule

    6A:
    First Round: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Second Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Semifinals: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 3 & 4:30 p.m., GRA
    Final: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 5 p.m., GCU

    5A:
    First Round: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Second Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Semifinals: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 3 & 6 p.m., GCU
    Final: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5 p.m., GCU

    4A:
    First Round: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Second Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
    Semifinals: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:45 & 7:30 p.m., CCHS
    Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 12:30 p.m., GRA

    3A:
    First Round: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6 p.m., High Seed
    Second Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, See Bracket
    Third Round: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, See Bracket, PVEC
    Semifinals: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 1:45 & 5:15 p.m., GRA
    Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m., GRA

    2A:
    First Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
    Second Round: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
    Semifinals: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, See Bracket, PVEC#
    Final: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 3 p.m., PVEC

    1A:
    First Round: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
    Second Round: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, See Bracket, Prescott sites*
    Semifinals: 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 semifinals will be determined following the quarterfinal games played on Feb. 18.

    Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

    Conference Play-In Tournament

    6A: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

    5A: Thu., Feb. 9, 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

    State Tournament Qualifying

    6A, 5A (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 (except 6A Southern) will earn an automatic bid at minimum to the conference play-in tournament. The automatic bid in 6A Southern will be the winner of the No. 1 Tucson division team vs. the No. 1 Yuma division team. 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 the overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

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

    4A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on region standings (except 4A Grand Canyon), the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. 4A Grand Canyon will qualify its team from the region tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to the overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

    • 4A: Eight (8) automatic bids and eight (8) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

    3A, (24-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on region standings (except 3A East), the top three teams in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. 3A East will qualify its three teams from the region tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to the overall ranking of the 24 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

    • 3A: 18 automatic bids and six (6) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

    2A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on the region standings or the region tournament (as determined by the region), the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The eight (8) second place teams in each region, along with eight (8) additional teams as determined by the 2A conference, will play in a conference play-in tournament to determine the next eight (8) qualifiers to the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

    • 2A: Eight (8) automatic bids and eight (8) conference play-in winners

    1A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on region standings, the top two teams in 1A South will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament.  The top two qualifiers in 1A East and 1A West will come from the region tournament. In 1A Central and 1A North, the regular season region champion and the region tournament champion will make up the two qualifiers; however, should the region tournament champion be the same as the regular season champion, the runner-up from the region tournament will be the second automatic qualifier. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

    • 1A: 10 automatic bids and six (6) at-large qualifiers based on ranking