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DIAA 2020 Fall State Championships Information

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DIAA 2020 Fall State Championships Information

Dover, DE (December 2, 2020) – The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) released their brackets on Sunday and kicked off fall championships on Tuesday with field hockey and boys soccer.  Volleyball first round started today with cross country state championships occurring this Saturday, December 5.  Football will complete their regular season Saturday and the football sport committee will meet Sunday, December 6 to select teams for the tournament.   

Championship Brackets: 

2020 Volleyball Bracket 

2020 D1 Boys Soccer Bracket 

2020 D2 Boys Soccer Bracket 

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and adhering to guidelines from the State, DPH and DIAA, this year's tournament games will take place and hosted by higher seed teams.  The upcoming volleyball and football finals will take a break from the venues at University of Delaware and be hosted by member schools, to be determined. DIAA member schools will follow guidelines released in the Third Revision to the 27th Modification, adhering to gathering restrictions and their approved DPH facility plans.  Member schools where permitted, will allow spectators at events.  DIAA will work with member schools with livestream capability to broadcast the events. 

Cross Country State Championships will occur at Killens Pond State Park on Saturday, December 5.  Due to the State’s order and DPH requirements, this is a no spectator event.   

The meet schedule is a follows: 

Division II Girls - 10:30 am

Division II Boys - 12:00 noon

Division I Girls - 1:30 pm

Division I Boys - 3:00 pm

Ticket Information 

Most DIAA State Championship games will allow two fans per player from each home and away team.  Spectators are encouraged to check each host school’s website to determine each contest’s fan policy as some sites do differ.  

Round One, Two and Quarterfinals - $5.00 Students (K-12) and Adults

Semi-Final Round - $6.00 Students (K-12) and Adults

Final Round - $7.00 Students (K-12) and Adults

Live Streaming

NFHSNetwork is the official partner of the DIAA State Championship games and will select certain games to stream live.  This year, member schools are permitted to provide live video coverage of the postseason tournament contest if the host site can accommodate the request.  Broadcast fees apply except for livestreams by school-owned websites or school controlled webpages.

A summary of live streaming information can be found here. 

Media

Media is permitted at events.  We ask that media contact member schools for entry and placement of media depending on the layout of the facility, including how many people are permitted in the press box due to social distancing regulations.  Only media with DIAA 2020-2021 credential will be permitted entry.

Media should contact DIAA in advance to request live broadcast at any event.  DIAA will notify member schools when requests have been approved.  

For state tournaments, broadcast request media should contact the executive director and for media credential request media shall apply for credentials through the DIAA at: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/3401

Purchase Official DIAA Championship Apparel:  

Marketing Special Promotions is the official provider of DIAA apparel.  Visit www.grr-tees.com to purchase DIAA apparel.

 


For more information regarding DIAA Championships, visit DIAA or follow DIAA on Twitter (@DIAA_Delaware), Instagram (diaa_de) or our Facebook Page (@DelawareInterscholasticAthleticAssociation).

For more information, email diaa@doe.k12.de.us.

 

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