Championship Information

Girls Volleyball


Neutral Site Tournament Venues

TBD

Admission Fees

State Tournament All Rounds:
$10.00 Adults
$7.50 Active Military and Senior Citizens (62 and over)
$5.00 Students with High School ID
Children five and under admitted free

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 two 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.

Any other means: Outside entities may be able to broadcast an NFHS Network "declined event." Permission must be granted through the AIA by completing a Media Rights Agreement and agreeing to possible rights fees. click here for agreement

2022-23 State Tournament Schedule

6A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

5A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

4A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

3A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

2A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

1A:
First Round: TBD
Quarterfinals: TBD
Semifinals: TBD
State Championship: TBD

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

Conference Play-In Tournament

6A: TBD

5A: TBD

4A: TBD

3A: TBD

2A: TBD

Note: Neutral site matches 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.

State Tournament Qualifying

6A, 5A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 12 matches. 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 Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

4A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 12 matches. Based on region standings, the top team in each region will earn an automatic bid at minimum to host a match in 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 overall ranking of the 16 teams. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

  • 4A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

3A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 12 matches. 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. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

  • 3A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners
 
2A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 12 matches. Based on region standings the top two teams in each region will earn an automatic bid at minimum to the conference play-in tournament, except for the Valley Region. The two teams in the Valley Region tournament final will earn the region's two bids to at least the 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 overall ranking of the 16 teams. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.
  • 2A: Teams ranked Nos. 1-8, and eight (8) conference play-in winners

1A (16-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of 12 matches. Based on region standings, the top two teams in each region will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. Remaining teams will be added to the state tournament bracket based on AIA rankings powered by MaxPreps. 1A Conference leadership reserves the right to evaluate state tournament participants and bracket seeding based on cancellations, head-to-head and common opponents, and may adjust seeding accordingly. The 16 teams will be seeded according to AIA rankings and leadership input. The state tournament will consist of four rounds and be single elimination.

1A: 12 automatic bids and four (4) at-large qualifiers based on ranking