|First Practice||Nov. 11, 2013
||Nov. 10, 2014
|First Contest||Dec. 2, 2013||Dec. 1, 2014
|Conference Tournament||Feb. 17-22, 2014||Feb. 16-21, 2015
|Region Deadline||Mar. 1, 2014||March 3, 2015
|VHSL Semifinals||Mar. 7-8, 2014||March 6-7, 2015
|VHSL Championships||Mar. 13-15, 2014||March 12
2013 Rules Test for Officials (Deadline 11/17/13)
VHSL/NFHS Basketball Rules Clinic for Officials (Deadline 11/17/13)
VHSL/NFHS Basketball Rules Clinic for Coaches (Deadline 11/17/13)
||Broadway vs. Spotswood (girls)
|2:00 PM||G. Wythe vs. J. Marshall (boys)
|#2||Thurs.||6:30 PM||Wm. Fleming vs. Lake Taylor (girls)|
|8:30 PM||J. Handley vs. I.C. Norcom (boys)|
||Highland Springs vs. Princess Anne (girls)
|2:00 PM||Henrico vs. Potomac (boys)|
||Stonewall Jackson vs. Cosby (girls)
|8:30 PM||Landstown vs. Colonial Forge (boys)|
||Chilhowie vs. Honaker (girls)
|2:00 PM||Altavista vs. Radford (boys)|
||Central vs. Gate City (girls)
|8:30 PM||Bruton vs. Dan River (boys)|
VHSL began holding state championships for boys basketball in 1915, when Charlottesville High School defeated Lynchburg High School, 35-25. Since then, Martinsville High School has won a VHSL-record 13 state championships. In 2007-08, Group A began a two-division format to promote equity and opportunity for the smallest schools to compete for a state championship. In 2009, Group AA began a two-division tournament format.
9,482 boys at 312 member schools participated in boys basketball during the 2011-12 season.
VHSL held girls basketball championships from 1920-27 before resuming championship competition in 1975. Girls basketball was a fall sport in Group AAA from 1975-77 before switching to a winter sport; and a fall sport in Group A and AA from 1975 until 2002. In 2007-08, Group A began a two-division format to promote equity and opportunity for the smallest schools to compete for a state championship. In 2008-09, Group AA began a two-division championship format. James W. Robinson Secondary School of Fairfax and Radford High School have won a VHSL-record six state championships followed by Blacksburg High School with five titles.
7,590,girls at 310 member schools participated in girls basketball during the 2011-12 season, making basketball the third most popular VHSL sport for girls.