Championship Information

Badminton


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

TBD

Admission Fees

Semifinals and Championships:*
$10.00 Adults
$7.50 Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
$5.00 Students with High School ID
Children five and under admitted free
* - first two rounds of team competition is no charge

Ticket sales for all AIA state championship events will be conducted digitally. Spectators can only attend events in the postseason by ordering their tickets online through the association's official partner GoFan. Click here to access GoFan's site and from there you will be able to select your championship event, or download the free app and search for AIA events.

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 three 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.

NFHS Network Affiliate Program: A third party wanting to become an NFHS Network affiliate will be granted exclusive rights to a postseason event at no cost. The outlet must stream the event solely to the NFHS Network. The outlet may broadcast the event in its own manner and may keep its advertising. Outlet will also be eligibile for royalties. Sample Affiliate Agreement

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

 

2022-23 State Tournament Schedule

Division I Team:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Division I Singles/Doubles:
First Round: TBD
Second Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Division II Team:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Division II Singles/Doubles:
First Round: TBD
Second Round: TBD
Third Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

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.

State Tournament Qualifying

Division I, II Teams (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of eight (8) matches. 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.

Division I Individuals (32-participant bracket): Each participating school’s head coach is allowed to enter one singles player and doubles team for the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will consist of the top 32 singles players and doubles teams. The tournament director, badminton seeding committee and the varsity head coaches at a postseason meeting will seed eight (8) slots for each singles and doubles tournament brackets based on the AIA Badminton Sport Advisory Committee recommended approved criteria. The state tournament will consist of five rounds and be single elimination.

Division II Individuals (32-participant-plus bracket): Each participating school’s head coach is allowed to enter one singles player and doubles team for the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will consist of the top 32-plus singles players and doubles teams, and the bracket may have a pigtail for the first round. The tournament director, badminton seeding committee and the varsity head coaches at a postseason meeting will seed eight (8) slots for each singles and doubles tournament brackets based on the AIA Badminton Sport Advisory Committee recommended approved criteria. The state tournament will consist of six rounds and be single elimination.