Important Dates

EL7 & EL12 forms due to AD (Week 17)  - Oct. 19
First practice date (Week 17) – Oct. 19
Preseason classic tournaments (Week 19) – Nov. 2-7
First regular season playing date (Week 20) – Nov. 9
Last district game playing date (Week 29) – Jan. 16
State entry list due (Week 30) – Jan. 19
Last regular season playing date (Week 30) – Jan. 23

2016 FHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships

District Tournaments

When: Monday-Saturday, Jan. 25-30, 2016
Where: listing of sites
Admission: $6.00 per session

Regional Tournaments

Regional Tournament Playoff Host Format
When:

  • Regional tournament quarterfinals (Classes 2A-8A) – 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
  • Regional tournament semifinals – 7 p.m.
    • Class 1A on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
    • Classes 2A-8A on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
  • Regional tournament finals – 7 p.m.
    • Class 1A on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
    • Classes 5A-8A on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
    • Classes 2A-4A on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Where: Sites noted on State Series brackets | bracketing procedures
Admission: $7.00 per game

Florida High School Girls Basketball State Championships

When: Tuesday-Saturday, Feb. 16-20, 2016
Where: The Lakeland Center

Host: The Lakeland Center
Schedule:
 

Tuesday, February 16 Time  
1A Semifinals 10 a.m. 2 games
2A Semifinals 2 p.m. 2 games
3A Semifinals 6 p.m. 2 games
Wednesday, February 17 Time  
Unified Games 10 a.m. 2 games
4A Semifinals 1 p.m. 2 games
1A Finals 5 p.m. 1 game
2A Finals 8 p.m. 1 game
Thursday, February 18 Time  
Unified Games 10 a.m. 2 games
5A Semifinals 1 p.m. 2 games
3A Finals 5 p.m. 1 game
4A Finals 8 p.m. 1 game
Friday, February 19 Time  
7A Semifinals 10 a.m. 2 games
8A Semifinals 2 p.m. 2 games
6A Semifinals 6 p.m. 2 games
Saturday, February 20 Time  
5A Finals 11 a.m. 1 game
6A Finals 1:30 p.m. 1 game
7A Finals 4 p.m. 1 game
8A Finals 7 p.m. 1 game


Admission: $10.00 per session
Parking:  $10.00 (all proceeds go to The Lakeland Center)
Championship lodging: List of participating hotels (provided by host organization)
Television: Bright House Sports Network (championship games only)
Webcast: Bright House Sports Network (championship games only) | NFHS Network (semifinal games only)

Sport Contacts

Sport Administrator:
Ed Thompson, CAA
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x390
Fax: (352) 244-5052

Media Contact:
J.A. Colasanti
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x400
Fax: (352) 244-5050
media [at] fhsaa [dot] org

FORMS

  • ATC - Basketball - Girls -

    Academic Team Champion Nomination Form.

  • AT07 -

    Exceptional Sportsmanship Report

  • AT10 -

    FHSAA State Series Contest Pass Gate Sign-In Form