Neutral Site Tournament Venue
Coronado High School (CHS)
7501 E. Virginia Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
$5.00 Students with High School ID, Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
Children five and under admitted free
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.
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
2020-21 State Tournament Schedule
Quarterfinals: Wed., Nov. 4, 5 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Fri., Nov. 6, 5 & 7 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Sat., Nov. 7, 6 p.m., CHS
Note: High seed 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.
Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change
State Tournament Qualifying
2A (eight-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of seven (7) 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 be placed on the state tournament bracket by Conference leadership at a meeting where the AIA Rankings powered by MaxPreps will be highly emphasized. The state tournament bracket will be seeded by Conference leadership. The state tournament will consist of three rounds and will be single elimination.
- 2A: Four (4) automatic bids, four (4) at-large qualifiers determined by Conference leadership