Championship Information

Beach Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venue

Mesquite High School (MHS)
500 S. McQueen Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85233

Admission Fees

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

AZPreps365.com/NFHSNetwork.com Webcasting

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 info@azpreps365.com with a request to stream an event.

State Tournament Schedule

Division I:
First Round: Wed., April 19, 2017, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Second Round: Tue., April 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Wed., April 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m., MHS
Final: Tue., May 2, 2017,  6:30 p.m., MHS

Division II:
First Round: Tue., April 18, 2017, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Second Round, Tue., April 25, 2017, 6:30 p.m., MHS
Final: Wed., May 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m., MHS

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

State Tournament Qualifying

Division I (16-team bracket): A team must have played a minimum of 11 matches in order to qualify for postseason play. Based on section standings, the top five teams will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The 16th qualifying team to the state tournament will be the team with the next best overall division record. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to the overall division record of the 16 teams. Tiebreakers will be as follows: head to head, division win perentage, overall win percentage, coin flip if simply to break a tie for seeding, mini playoff to get into the tournament as the 16 seed if needed.

Division II (eight-team bracket): A team must have played a minimum of 12 matches in order to qualify for postseason play. Based on the division standings, the top eight teams will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to the overall division record of the eight teams. Tiebreakers will be as follows: head to head, division win perentage, overall win percentage, coin flip if simply to break a tie for seeding, mini playoff to get into the tournament as the 16 seed if needed.