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2020 DIAA Football Semifinals Schedule & Information

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2020 DIAA Football Semifinals Schedule & Information 

Dover, DE (December 11, 2020) – The 2020 Football Semifinals for the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Championship will be held tonight Friday, December 11 and tomorrow, Saturday, December 12th.  See below for the full schedule. 

FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

Friday, December 11

DI:  #1 Smyrna will host #4 Sussex Central at 7pm LIVESTREAM LINK

DII:   #2 Howard plays #3 Red Lion at Abessino Stadium, 6pm LIVESTREAM LINK

Saturday, December 12

DII:  #1 Archmere hosts #4 Woodbridge at 12pm LIVESTREAM LINK

DI:  #2 Middletown will host #3 St. George’s at 7pm LIVESTREAM LINK

The winner of each division’s semifinals will go on to play in the DIAA Football Championship games on Saturday, December 19th.  

Unified Flag Football completed its quarterfinal round last night with #1 Dover beating #4 Middletown 59-36.  Other quarterfinal scores which were played this past Tuesday, December 8 saw #4 Cape Henlopen upset #1 Appoquinimink 39-33, #3 Smyrna beat #2 Mckean 53-18 and #2 Caesar Rodney beat #3 Mount Pleasant 33-13.  Unified Football’s semifinals are scheduled for Tuesday, December 15 and the finals will be played on Friday, December 18th.  Games will be played at the higher seeded team.  See below for Tuesday’s schedule. 

UNIFIED FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

Unified Football Semifinals Schedule, Tuesday, December 15

#1 Dover will host Smyrna, 3pm

#2 Caesar Rodney will host #3 Cape Henlopen, 7pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and adhering to guidelines from the State, DPH and DIAA, this year's tournament games are hosted by the higher seed teams. 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 stream the events.

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.  

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 and will be exclusively covering all DIAA’s semifinals and championship events.   

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 a 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 requests, media shall apply for credentials through the DIAA website.

Purchase Official DIAA Championship Apparel:  

Marketing Special Promotions is the official provider of DIAA apparel. 

Visit www.grr-tees.com to purchase DIAA apparel.

American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) is the official sponsor of the 2020 Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Championships.

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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.