Neutral Site Tournament Venue
Campo Verde High School (CVHS)
3870 S. Quartz St.
Gilbert, AZ 85297
$5.00 Students with High School ID, Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
Children five and under admitted free
Championship Programs: Kukulski Brothers Publishing
Please note that live streaming of any postseason event must be done through AZPreps365.com and/or 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 may broadcast using the following two options:
YouTube or Ustream broadcasting: If a school plans to stream a postseason event and has YouTube or Ustream account, it can simulcast the event for free through AZPreps365.com by working with the athletic director.
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.
None of the above for broadcasting: Please contact the AIA at firstname.lastname@example.org with a request to stream an event.
2018 State Tournament Schedule
Quarterfinals: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 5 & 7 p.m., CVHS
State Championship: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m., CVHS
Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change
* - AIA may relocate any contest to a neutral site to ease potential travel burdens for schools
State Tournament Qualifying
2A (eight-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 10 games. Based on region standings, the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. All other teams, for a total of eight (8), will qualify to the state tournament based on their overall ranking. The bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the eight teams. The tournament will consist of three rounds and will be single elimination.
- 2A: Three (3) automatic bids, five (5) at-large qualifiers based on ranking