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Contest Limits - 22 games

Season Information 2014-2015 2015-2016
First Practice Nov. 10, 2014
Nov. 9, 2015
First Contest Dec. 1, 2014 Nov. 30, 2015
Conference Tournament Feb. 16-21, 2015 Feb. 15-20, 2016
Region Deadline Mar. 7, 2015 March 6, 2016
VHSL Championships Mar.9-14, 2015
March 8-13, 2016


Basketball Rules Questionnaire - Basketball officials and coaches may participate in the NFHS rules-making process by completing the annual rules questionnaire.  Click «HERE» to complete the questionnaire.  Deadline is March 9, 2015.

Basketball Regulations

2014-15 NFHS Basketball Rules Changes
Basketball - No Center Circle

Tournament Brackets

State Tournament - Boys

6A 5A 4A 3A 2A 1A

State Tournament - Girls

6A 5A 4A 3A 2A 1A

VHSL State Championships

State Tournament Semifinals/Finals Schedule »

Mar. 9-14 at The Siegel Center (VCU)
All Tickets $10.00 per session
Children 6 and under admitted free with parent


Info for Tournament Directors

Basketball Event Guide
Conference Director's Information
Region Director's Information

Info for State Tournament Teams

Past Results

The 2013-14 VHSL champions: Boys 1A - Altavista; 2A - Dan River; 3A - John Marshall; 4A - I.C. Norcom; 5A - Potomac Senior; 6A - Colonial Forge.  Girls 1A - Chilhowie; 2A - Central-Wise; 3A - Spotswood; 4A - Lake Taylor; 5A - Princess Anne; 6A - Cosby.

History

BOYS BASKETBALL

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.

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

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.

In Basketball

Basketball Conference & Region Brackets

Articles

VHSL 2015 Group 6A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 3A All-State Boys Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 5A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 1A All-State Boys Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 2A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 4A All-State Boys Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Group 3A and 4A All-State Girls Basketball Teams Selected VHSL 2015 Basketball 4A-5A-6A Finals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network VHSL 2015 Basketball 4A-5A Semifinals to Stream Live on the NFHS Network 2015 VHSL 4A, 5A and 6A Basketball Finals to be Televised Live VHSL 2015 Basketball 1A, 2A, 3A FINALS to Stream Live on the NFHS Network VHSL 2015 Basketball Championships to Stream Live on the NFHS Network

Resources

2014-15 NFHS Basketball Rule Changes
214.5 KB   •   05/06/2014
2014-15 Rules Clinic Attendance - Basketball Coaches
419.11 KB   •   12/03/2014
2014-15 Rules Clinic Credit - Basketball Officials
1009.4 KB   •   12/04/2014
2015 Basketball - Consignment Presale Tickets
33.31 KB   •   03/04/2015
2015 Basketball - Info for State Tournament Teams
522.49 KB   •   03/03/2015
Basketball - 2015 Siegel Center Tournament Schedule
204.37 KB   •   03/15/2015
Basketball - Approved Marriott Hotels
90.59 KB   •   03/03/2015
Basketball - Entry Form
317.5 KB   •   02/04/2014
Basketball - Media Information Form
252.5 KB   •   10/24/2013
Basketball - NFHS Game Stats (Boys)
64.68 KB   •   05/14/2012
Basketball - NFHS Game Stats (Girls)
64.84 KB   •   05/14/2012
Bracket - 12 Teams
33.53 KB   •   02/16/2014
Bracket - 16 Teams
221 KB   •   10/24/2013
Bracket - 8 Teams
221 KB   •   10/24/2013
NFHS Rule Change Proposal Form
21.04 KB   •   10/29/2014
Tournament Format - Basketball
209.8 KB   •   01/22/2015
VHSL Activities Calendar - 2014-2018
115.09 KB   •   01/28/2015
VHSL Book of Records
1.05 MB   •   04/16/2015