Recommended Guidelines for Return to Activity

AIA's Executive Board has endorsed guidelines for the return to sport and activity for competition in the fall.

Championship Information

Girls Soccer Winter


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

TBD

Admission Fees

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

Pre-sale tickets available through Go Fan
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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

 

2020-21 State Tournament Schedule

6A:
First Round: TBD, High Seed
Quarterfinals: TBD, High Seed
Semifinals: TBD,
State Championship: TBD

5A:
First Round: TBD, High Seed
Quarterfinals: TBD, High Seed
Semifinals: TBD,
State Championship: TBD

4A:
First Round: TBD, High Seed
Quarterfinals: TBD, High Seed
Semifinals: TBD,
State Championship: TBD

3A:
First Round: TBD, High Seed
Quarterfinals: TBD, High Seed
Semifinals: TBD,
State Championship: TBD

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.

Conference Play-In Tournament

6A: TBD, High Seed

5A: TBD, High Seed

4A: TBD, High Seed

3A: TBD, 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 10 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 No. 1 to 8 and eight (8) conference play-in winners

4A: (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 10 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 champ in the play-in tournament will be reseeded to be at minimum a No. 16 seed to be 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 the overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • 4A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8 and eight (8) conference play-in winners

3A: (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of 10 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. 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, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • 3A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 8 and eight (8) conference play-in winners