Championship Information

Girls Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

Arcadia High School (AHS)
4703 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Arizona State University (ASU)
Wells Fargo Arena
600 E. Veterans Way
Tempe, AZ 85281

Betty Fairfax High School (BFHS)
8225 S. 59th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339

Camelback High School (CHS)
4612 N. 28th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Campo Verde High School (CVHS)
3870 S. Quartz St.
Gilbert, AZ 85297

Highland High School (HHS)
4301 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234

McClintock High School (MHS)
1830 E. Del Rio Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85282

Tempe High School (NHS)
1730 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

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

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.

2018 State Tournament Schedule

6A:
First Round: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 5:45 & 7:45 p.m., HHS
State Championship: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 8 p.m., ASU

5A:
First Round: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 5:45 & 7:45 p.m., CVHS
State Championship: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 6 p.m., ASU

4A:
First Round: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5 & 7 p.m., MHS
State Championship: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7 p.m., MHS

3A:
First Round: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, CHS
Quarterfinals: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, CHS 
Semifinals: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 7 p.m., THS

2A:
First Round: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, AHS
Quarterfinals: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, AHS 
Semifinals: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m., AHS
State Championship: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5 p.m., THS

1A:
First Round: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, BFHS
Quarterfinals: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, See Bracket, BFHS
Semifinals: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 10 a.m. & 12 p.m., THS
State Championship: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 3 p.m., THS

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

Conference Play-In Tournament

6A: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

5A: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

4A: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m., High Seed

3A: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6 p.m., High Seed

2A: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6 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. 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 Nos. 1-8, 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 champion in the play-in tournament will be reseeded to be at minimum a No. 16 seed and 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 overall ranking of the 16 teams. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

  • 4A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

3A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 matches. Based on region standings, the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid at minimum to the conference play-in tournament. For 3A Metro West, winner of the region tournament will receive the automatic bid. 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. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

  • 3A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

2A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 games. Based on the region standings (except the 2A North) the top two teams in each region will earn an automatic bid at minimum to the conference play-in tournament. In 2A North, the regular season champion and the region tournament winner 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 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.

  • 2A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

1A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 14 matches. Based on region standings, the top two teams in the 1A South will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The top two qualifiers from the 1A East and 1A West region tournaments will earn bids for the state tournament. In 1A Central and 1A North, the regular season champion and the region tournament winner 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. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

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