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Tournament Schedule & Results


March 4-6, 2021
La Crosse Center & Menominee Nation Arena

Tickets for admission to the 2021 WIAA Boys Basketball State Tournament will first be offered to the State-qualifying schools, beginning on Sunday, February 28th at 1 p.m. If you are part of a participating school, please contact your athletic director with any questions.

Any unsold tickets will then be offered to the general public, beginning Wednesday, March 3rd at 8 a.m. Codes for each specific game will be required to purchase tickets. Check the schedule below for codes and links once they are released. Please direct all questions to Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000.

DIVISION 1 - Saturday, Feb. 27 at Menominee Nation Arena
Semifinals
#1 Seed vs. #4 Seed - 10:45 a.m.
#2 Seed vs. #3 Seed - 2:10 p.m. 
Championship Game
Winner of Semifinals - 8:15 p.m.

DIVISION 2 - Saturday, Feb. 27 at La Crosse Center
Semifinals
#1 Seed vs. #4 Seed - 9:05 a.m. 
#2 Seed vs. #3 Seed - 12:25 p.m.
Championship Game
Winner of Semifinals - 6:35 p.m.

DIVISION 3 - Friday, Feb. 26 at Menominee Nation Arena
Semifinals
#1 Seed vs. #4 Seed - 10:45 a.m.
#2 Seed vs. #3 Seed - 2:10 p.m. 
Championship Game
Winner of Semifinals - 8:15 p.m.

DIVISION 4 - Friday, Feb. 26 at La Crosse Center
Semifinals
#1 Seed vs. #4 Seed - 9:05 a.m.
#2 Seed vs. #3 Seed - 12:25 p.m. 
Championship Game
Winner of Semifinals - 6:35 p.m.

DIVISION 5 - Thursday, Feb. 25 at La Crosse Center
Semifinals
#1 Seed vs. #4 Seed - 9:05 a.m.
#2 Seed vs. #3 Seed - 12:35 p.m. 
Championship Game
Winners of Semifinal Games - 7:05 p.m.

 

Tournament Series Information

State Boys Basketball Program - (Download)
State Tournament Apparel Store -  NOW OPEN! Closes Wednesday, March 10.

 

Tournament Information

3-Point Challenge

WIAA 3-Point Challenge

Girls State Competition:   TBD
Boys State Competition:  TBD

Eligibility: Only boys/girls at WIAA members schools who have dressed for/or occupied the team bench for a boys/girls varsity basketball game are eligible to participate in the 3-Point Challenge.

To enter the challenge, a boy/girl must be eligible under all the eligibility rules and conditions of 
competition of the WIAA.  https://www.wissports.net/news_article/show/198141

A player’s whose team qualifies for the State Tournament may not participate in the 3-Point Challenge.  

There shall be no substitutes or alternates in the 3-Point Challenge.

Using a WIAA identified statistics entry system, the top 2 players per division will be eligible for the contest based on percent age of shots made during regular season games only.  (Minimum of 75 3-point shots during the regular season.) 

Only players whose coaches enter their stats on in WIAA identified statistics entry system will be eligible for the competition.  NOTE: Coaches must enter stats in each date.  Those dates are Jan. 20 and Feb. 22 by noon for girls and March 1 by noon for boys. 

The top four players in each division will be notified and asked to commit to the challenge by Saturday of the Regional Finals.  Only the top two will participate.  All ten will compete against each other to determine an overall champion.

Uniform: All participants shall wear their official school team uniform, which shall be the uniform jersey and shorts.  Uniform color shall be at the discretion of the participant.

Shooters who appear at the competition, not in a school uniform, shall be disqualified from the shooting contest.  Participants need to come dressed to compete - no locker rooms will be available.

Financial Assistance:  Each participant in the 3-Point Challenge will receive a complimentary ticket to be admitted to the Saturday afternoon session of the State Tournament.  Each participant is entitled to one additional ticket for his/her coach to accompany him/her to the event. Travel and lodging to and from the state venue will be at the athlete’s/school’s expense.

 

CONTEST RULES


The WIAA shall do a blind draw to determine the shooting order for all rounds.  The order will be announced prior to the date of the competition.  The shooting order for each round, after the first round, shall be in reverse (fewest made to most made) order of their score for the previous round.

Each shooter will shoot one round consisting of five racks of five (5) balls (total of 25 balls).

Beginning with Rack 1, shooters will compete in a round and rotate through the 5 racks as follows:
Rack 1 - right corner
Rack 2 - right side of free throw line extended
Rack 3 - top of circle
Rack 4 - left side of free throw line extended
Rack 5 - left corner

Each made shot will count as 1 point.  The last ball on each rack will count for 2 points.

There will be a time limit of one (1) minute per shooter each round.  

Quarterfinal Round - 5 shooters on each end (5 rounds)

Semifinal Round - Top 4 shooters (point total) advance (2 rounds)

Final Round - Top 2 shooters (point total) advance (1 round).  Best score gets choice of going first or second.

Awards:   Plaque presented to winner along with medals to all qualifiers.

Ball: The Spalding Classic will be the official ball of the 3-Point Challenge

Playing at State

Girls State Tournament Manual

Boys State Tournament Manual

Blank Bracket - Seed Positions

10 team Bracket | 11 team Bracket | 12 team Bracket

13 team Bracket | 14 team Bracket | 15 team Bracket

Statistics Template for State Publications:   EXCEL

Roster Template for State Publications

Rosters, Results & Statistics

Tournament Hosting

Attendance Policy for Hosting

2021 Tournament Information

Official Mileage Form - Spreadsheet to use for mileage to 3 officials

3-Point Challenge Leaderboard

2020-21 Leader Board

Watch Championship Games

Magic of March

The State Boys & Girls Basketball Tournaments will be televised and streamed live on: WKOW Madison | WAOW Wausau | WXOW La Crosse | WQOW Eau Claire | WYOW Eagle River | WMOW Crandon | WCWF CW-14  Appleton/Green Bay | KBJR-MY9 Duluth/Superior and WMLW Milwaukee.


WIAA.TV & Archived Games

The basketball State Tournaments are archived on the WIAA.TV portal of the NFHS Network. To relive all the action live on the internet, CLICK HERE.