Championship Information

Beach Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venue

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

Admission Fees

High Seed Sites:
Free

State Tournament Neutral Sites:
$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Students with High School ID, Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
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 State:
First Round: Tue, April 24, 2018, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., April 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Tue, May 1, 2018, 6 p.m., MHS
Final: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6 p.m., MHS

Division I Pairs:
First Round: Mon., May 7, 2018, 5 & 7 p.m. [See Bracket], MHS
Quarterfinals: Tue, May 8, 2018, 7 p.m., MHS
Semifinals: Thu, May 10, 2018, 5 p.m., MHS
Final: Thu, May 10, 2018, 7 p.m., MHS

Division II State:
Quarterfinals: Wed., April 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals, Mon., April 30, 2018, 6 p.m., MHS
Final: Wed., Thu., May 3, 2018, 6 p.m., MHS

Division II Pairs:
Quarterfinals: Tue, May 8, 2018, 5 p.m., MHS
Semifinals: Thu, May 10, 2018, 5 p.m., MHS
Final: Thu, May 10, 2018, 7 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 two teams in each section will earn an automatic bid to the 16-team state tournament. The remaining six teams for the state bracket will be based on the power rank of the division. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

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

Division I Pairs: Top eight teams in end of the season power rankings as No. 1 pair automatically qualify for the tournament. Pair must have competed as a pair in the No. 1 team competition slot in at least eight competition opportunities. Remaining eight pairs will be determined at the Division I coaches state tournament seeding meeting. Once the 16 school pairs are determined, coaches at the seeding meeting will seed the top eight pairs for the No. 1 through No. 8 bracket slots and the computer will do the blind draw for slots 9-16.

Division II (8-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 two teams in each section will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The remaining four teams for the state bracket will be based on the power rank of the division. The state tournament will consist of three rounds and will be single elimination.

  • Four (4) automatic bids and four (4) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

Division II Pairs: Top four teams in end of the season power rankings as No. 1 pair automatically qualify for the tournament. Pair must have competed as a pair in the No. 1 team competition slot in at least eight competition opportunities. Remaining four pairs will be determined at the Division II coaches state tournament seeding meeting. Once the eight school pairs are determined, coaches at the seeding meeting will seed the top four pairs for the No. 1 through No. 4 bracket slots and the computer will do the blind draw for slots 5-8.