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Championship Information

Beach Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venue

Casteel High School (CHS)
24901 S. Power Rd.
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Admission Fees

High Seed Sites:
Free

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

Tickets available through Go Fan
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.

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: Mon., May 3, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 5, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Tue., May 11, 7 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Thu., May 13, 6 p.m., CHS

Division I Pairs:
First Round: Wed., May 19, 5 p.m., CHS
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 19, 6:15 p.m., CHS
Semifinals: Thu., May 20, 5 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Thu., May 20, 6:15 p.m., CHS

Division II Team:
First Round: Mon., May 3, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Wed., May 5, 4:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Tue., May 11, 5 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Thu., May 13, 6 p.m., CHS

Division II Pairs:
First Round: Tue., May 18, 5 p.m., CHS
Quarterfinals: Tue., May 18, 6:15 p.m., CHS
Semifinals: Thu., May 20, 5 p.m., CHS
State Championship: Thu., May 20, 6:15 p.m., CHS

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

State Tournament Qualifying

Division I & II (16-team bracket): A team must have played a minimum of seven (7) matches in order to qualify for postseason play. Based on section standings, the top team in each of the sections will earn an automatic bid to the 16-team state tournament. The remaining 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.

  • Division I: Six (6) automatic bids and ten (10) at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division II: Seven (7) automatic bids and nine (9) 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 seven (7) competition opportunities. Remaining eight pairs will be determined at the 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.

  • Division I, II: Eight (8) automatic bids and eight (8) at-large qualifiers