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Contest Limits - 22 games

Season Information 2015-2016 2016-17           
First Practice Nov. 9, 2015
First Contest Nov. 30, 2015
Conference Tournament Feb. 15-20, 2016
Region Deadline March 1, 2016
VHSL Quarterfinals March 3-5, 2016
VHSL Championships March 8-13, 2016  

Basketball Regulations

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. 8-13 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

State Tournament FAQ's
Memo to Final-Four Schools
Siegel Center Schedule
Presale Tickets
Player Sportsmanship Announcement
Approved Marriott Hotels
Airport Area Hotels

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.



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.