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Championship Information

Boys Tennis


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

Chandler Tennis Center (CTC)
2250 S. McQueen Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85286

Mesa Tennis Center (MTC)
4125 E. McKellips Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85215

Paseo Racquet Center (PRC)
6268 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85306

Phoenix Tennis Center (PTC)
6330 N. 21st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Admission Fees

High School Sites:
Free

State Tournament Non-High School Site:
$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 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

Division I Team:
First Round: Wed., Apr. 28, High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 5, High Seed
Semifinals: Fri., May 7, MTC
State Championship: Sat., May 8, PRC

Division I Individuals:
First Round: Fri., April 30, CTC
Second Round: Fri., April 30, CTC (following first round)
Quarterfinals: Sat., May 1, PRC
Semifinals: Sat., May 1, PRC (following quarterfinals)
State Championship: Mon., May 3, PRC

Division II Team:
First Round: Wed., Apr. 28, High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 5, High Seed
Semifinals: Fri., May 7, PRC
State Championship: Sat., May 8, PRC

Division II Individuals:
First Round: Fri., April 30, PTC
Second Round: Fri., April 30, PTC (following first round)
Quarterfinals: Sat., May 1, PRC
Semifinals: Sat., May 1, PRC (following quarterfinals)
State Championship: Mon., May 3, PRC

Division III Team:
First Round: Wed., Apr. 28, High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 5, High Seed
Semifinals: Fri., May 7, PRC
State Championship: Sat., May 8, PRC

Division III Individuals:
First Round: Fri., April 30, PRC
Second Round: Fri., April 30, PRC (following first round)
Quarterfinals: Sat., May 1, PRC
Semifinals: Sat., May 1, PRC (following quarterfinals)
State Championship: Mon., May 3, PRC

Note: AIA passes not accepted at postseason events due to COVID restrictions

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

State Tournament Team Qualifying

Division I, II & III (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum number of matches as established by conference committees, with two matches being the minimum number to qualify for AIA rankings powered by MaxPreps. Based on section standings, the top team in each section will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams, and will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • Division I: Nine (9) automatic bids and eight (7) at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division II: Eight (8) automatic bids and eight (8) at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division III: Seven (7) automatic bids and nine (9) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

State Tournament Individual Qualifying

Division I, II & III (32-place bracket singles/doubles): In order to qualify, singles/doubles players must have participated in at least 50% of the matches they were eligible to play. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 32 singles/doubles entries, and will consist of five rounds and will be single elimination