Football Championship Information

2013 Football State Championships

State Tournament Schedule

Division VI:
1st Rnd: Sat., Oct. 26, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Sat., Nov. 2, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 2 or 6 p.m., SMHS
Final: Sat., Nov. 16, 2013, 6 p.m., SMHS

Division V:
1st Rnd: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd: Sat., Nov. 16, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, 2 p.m., NCHS

Division IV:
1st Rnd: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
2nd: Sat., Nov. 16, 2013, 6 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 6 p.m. TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, 6:30 p.m., NCHS

Division III:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 6 p.m., TBD
Final: Fri., Nov. 29, 2013, 1 p.m.,  UofA

Division II:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 6 p.m., TBD
Final: Fri., Nov. 29, 2013, 6 p.m., UofA

Division I:
1st Rnd: Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
2nd Rnd: Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 7 p.m., High Seed
Semi's: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 6 p.m., TBD
Final: Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, 3:30 p.m., UofP

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

Tournament Programs

State Tournament Programs available for free download at www.aia365.com/programs

AIA365.com Live Streaming

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

Neutral Site Tournament Venues

North Canyon High School (NCHS)
1700 E. Union Hills Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85024

Shadow Mountain High School (SMHS)
2902 East Shea Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028

University of Arizona Stadium (UofA)
E. 6th St.
Tucson, AZ 85719

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): 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): 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