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Football Championship Information

Neutral Site Tournament Venues

University of Phoenix Stadium (UofP)
1 Cardinals Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85305

Admission Fees

Opening Rounds:
$8.00 Adults, $6.00 Students with School ID
Children five and under admitted free

Semi-finals & Finals:
$10.00 Adults, $6.00 Students with School ID
Children five and under admitted free

State Tournament Qualifying

Division I, II, III, IV, & V (16 team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minimum of eight (8) games.  Based on section standings, the top one (1) team in each section will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. All other teams, for a total of 16, will qualify to the state tournament based on their overall ranking.  The bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams.  The tournament will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • Division I: Five (5) automatic bids, 11 at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division II:  Seven (7) automatic bids, nine (9) at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division III: Seven (7) automatic bids, nine (9) at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division IV: Five (5) automatic bids, 11 at-large qualifiers based on ranking
  • Division V:  Seven (7) automatic bids, nine (9) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

Division VI (12 team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have scheduled a minmum of six (6) games.  Based on section standings, the top one (1) team in each section will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. All other teams, for a total of 12, will qualify to the state tournament based on their overall ranking.  The bracket will be seeded according to overall ranking of the 16 teams.  Teams seeded No. 1 through No. 4 will get a first round bye.  The tournament will consist of four rounds and will be single elimination.

  • Division VI: Five (5) automatic bids, seven (7) at-large qualifiers based on ranking

 

 

 

State Tournament Schedule

Division VI:
1st Rnd: Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Sat., Nov. 1, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, 2 or 6 p.m., TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 15, 2014, 6 p.m., TBD

Division V:
1st Rnd: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd: Sat., Nov. 15, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Sat., Nov. 22, 2014, 6 p.m. TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, 2 p.m., TBD

Division IV:
1st Rnd: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd: Sat., Nov. 15, 2014, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Sat., Nov. 22, 2014, 6 p.m. TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, 6 p.m., TBD

Division III:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 7, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Fri., Nov. 21, 2014, 7 p.m., TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, 1 p.m.,  TBD

Division II:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 7, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Fri., Nov. 21, 2014, 7 p.m., TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, 4:30 p.m., TBD

Division I:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 7, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Fri., Nov. 21, 2014, 7 p.m., TBD
Final: Fri., Nov. 28, 2014, 7 p.m., UofP

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change
Note: See Bracket for sites listed as TBD

AIA365.com/NFHSNetwork.com Webcasting

Please note that live streaming of any post season contest must be done through AIA365.com and/or the NFHSNetwork.com.  If a school plans to stream a playoff game and has not already setup their school AIA365.com and NFHSNetwork.com account the school Athletic Director must contact the AIA at info@aia365.comto get their login, full technical requirements and step by step instructions.  All semi-finals and finals will be streamed exclusively by AIA365.com or the NFHSNetwork.com.