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Championship Information

Boys Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venue

Skyline High School (SHS)
845 S. Crismon Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85208

Admission Fees

State Tournament All Rounds:
$10.00 per person all fans

Pre-sale tickets available through Go Fan
To avoid ticket lines at the Boys Volleyball State Championships, click here to order tickets online or download Go Fan's free app to make your purchase before heading to the venue. Use your confirmation to cut through the lines directly to the ticketed entry locations.

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: Sat., May 8, 4 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Tue., May 11, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Thu., May 13, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
State Championship: Sat., May 15, 7 p.m., SHS

5A:
First Round: Sat., May 8, 4 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Tue., May 11, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Thu., May 13, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
State Championship: Sat., May 15, 3 p.m., SHS

4A:
First Round: Sat., May 8, 4 p.m., High Seed
Quarterfinals: Tue., May 11, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Thu., May 13, 6:30 p.m., High Seed
State Championship: Sat., May 15, 11 a.m., SHS

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

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

State Tournament Qualifying

6A, 5A, 4A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 10 matches. Teams ranked No. 1 through No. 16 will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the teams. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

  • 6A, 5A, 4A: Teams ranked No. 1 to 16