Championship Information

Girls Basketball


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

TBD

Admission Fees

State Tournament All Rounds:
$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Students with High School ID, Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
Children five and under admitted free

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Lodging Information: Prescott/Prescott Valley Hotel Guildelines

Championship Programs: Kukulski Brothers Publishing

AZPreps365.com/NFHSNetwork.com Webcasting

Please note that live streaming rights of all postseason events are held by NFHSNetwork.com. Events broadcasted by AZPreps365.com and/or the NFHS Network are exclusive to those entities for postseason competition. If AZPreps365.com or the NFHS Network are not broadcasting, a school or third party may broadcast using the following two options:

NFHS Network School Broadcast Program broadcasting: If a school plans to stream a postseason event and has an NFHS Network School Broadcast Program account, it can stream through the NFHS Network.

Any other means: Outside entities may be able to broadcast an NFHS Network "declined event." Permission must be granted through the AIA by completing a Media Rights Agreement and agreeing to possible rights fees. click here for agreement

2019-20 State Tournament Schedule

6A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

5A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

4A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

3A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

2A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBDS

1A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Note: Neutral site games are subject to relocation. Factors include, but are not limited to: location of high seed, contractual obligations, broadcast commitments, seating capacity and travel considerations of participating schools.

Conference Play-In Tournament

6A: TBD

5A: TBD

4A: TBD

2A: TBD

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.  Teams ranked No. 1 through No. 8 will earn an automatic bid to the state 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 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, 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. In addition, any region champ in the play-in tournament will be reseeded to be at minimum a No. 16 seed to be guaranteed a home game. 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.

  • 4A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8 and eight (8) conference play-in winners

3A (24-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on region standings (except 3A Central, 3A Metro West and 3A North), the top two teams in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. 3A Central, 3A Metro West and 3A North will qualify its two 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 five rounds and will be single elimination.

  • 3A: 14 automatic bids and ten (10) 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 two (2) teams 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 the 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. In 1A South, the regular season champion and the champion of the region tournament will get the automatic bids to the state tournament. If this happens to be the same team, then the other qualifier from the region will be the highest ranked team according to the AZPreps365 rankings. 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