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

Beach Volleyball

Neutral Site Tournament Venue


Admission Fees

High Seed Sites:

State Tournament Neutral Sites:
$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Students with High School ID, Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
Children five and under admitted free Webcasting

Please note that live streaming rights of all postseason events are held by Events broadcasted by and/or the NFHS Network are exclusive to those entities for postseason competition. If 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


2019-20 State Tournament Schedule

No Tournament

State Tournament Qualifying

Division I & II (16-team bracket): A team must have played a minimum of 11 matches in order to qualify for postseason play. Based on section standings, the top team in each of the six sections will earn an automatic bid to the 16-team state tournament. The remaining 10 teams for the state bracket will be based on the power rank of the division. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • 6 automatic bids and ten (10) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

Division I & II Pairs: Top eight teams in end of the season power rankings as No. 1 pair automatically qualify for the tournament. Pair must have competed as a pair in the No. 1 team competition slot in at least eight competition opportunities. Remaining eight pairs will be determined at the Division I coaches state tournament seeding meeting. Once the 16 school pairs are determined, coaches at the seeding meeting will seed the top eight pairs for the No. 1 through No. 4 bracket slots and the computer will do the blind draw for slots 5-16.