Championship Information

Boys Soccer

Neutral Site Tournament Venue

Westwood High School (WHS)
945 W. Rio Salado Pkwy.
Mesa, AZ 85201

Admission Fees

State Tournament (state championship games only):
$15.00 Adults
$7.50 Students with High School ID
Children five and under admitted free

State Tournament (all rounds prior to state championship):
$10.00 Adults
$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, or download the free app and search for AIA events. Webcasting

All available soccer games on NFHS Network

Please note that live streaming rights of all postseason events are held by Events broadcasted by and/or the NFHS Network are exclusive to those entities for postseason competition. If or the NFHS Network are not broadcasting, a school or third party may broadcast using the following three 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.

NFHS Network Affiliate Program: A third party wanting to become an NFHS Network affiliate will be granted exclusive rights to a postseason event at no cost. The outlet must stream the event solely to the NFHS Network. The outlet may broadcast the event in its own manner and may keep its advertising. Outlet will also be eligibile for royalties. Sample Affiliate Agreement

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


2022-23 State Tournament Schedule

Quarterfinals: Tue., Oct. 25, 5 p.m., High Seed
Semifinals: Thu., Oct. 27, 5 p.m., High Seed
State Championship: Sat., Oct. 29, 6:15 p.m., WHS

Note: High seed site games 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.

Note: Dates/Times/Locations Subject to Change

State Tournament Qualifying

Fall (8-team bracket): In order to qualify, a school must have played a minimum of eight (8) games. Each of the four (4) region champions will earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. The state tournament bracket will be seeded according to overall AIA rankings powered by MaxPreps of the eight (8) teams. The state tournament will consist of three rounds and be single elimination.