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IMPORTANT VOLLEYBALL INFORMATION FOR KSHSAA 2019-2020 SEASON


IMPORTANT DATES FOR SEASON
Important dates for 2019-2020 include but are limited to the following:

  • August 19 - First Day of Practice for the 2019 Season (HS/MS)
  • August 30 - First Day of Competition for HS Season
  • October 22 - Regional Tournaments (Class 1A)
  • October 26 - Sub-State Tournaments (All Classes)
  • November 1 & 2 - State Tournaments (All Classes)

CLASSIFICATIONS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON
The 2019-2020 school year will have 6 classifications for high school postseason volleyball. Classification numbers will include the following:
6A = 36 schools; 5A = 36 schools; 4A = 36 schools; 3A = 64 schools; 2A = 64 schools; 1A = approximately 117 schools (1A NOTE: this number will be diminished due to Cooperative Agreements).

STATE TOURNAMENT LOCATIONS
Following are the locations for the 6 KSHSAA State Volleyball tournaments:

  • Class 6A – Salina-Tony's Pizza Events Center
  • Class 5A – Salina-Tony's Pizza Events Center
  • Class 4A – Hutchinson Sports Arena
  • Class 3A- Hutchinson Sports Arena
  • Class 2A – Dodge City-United Wireless Arena
  • Class 1A – Dodge City-United Wireless Arena

POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Classes 6A, 5A, 4A: Schools in these classifications will be divided into 2 groups of 18 on an east/west geographical basis. Seeding will take place on Monday, October 21. The top 4 seeds in each group will serve as the sub-state host.
Class 3A, 2A: At this time, the 64 schools in Classes 3A and 2A will be placed into 8 groupings of 8.
Class 1A: The state will be divided into 4 quadrants/sections. Each section will conduct 4 regional tournaments. The top 2 teams from each regional tournament will advance to their section’s sub-state tournament and be placed in opposite 4 team brackets.

  • All regional and sub-state tournaments will be single-elimination bracketing.
  • All sub-state tournament winners will advance to their state tournament.

2019-2020 NFHS VOLLEYBALL RULE CHANGES
Volleyball Rule Changes   |   Volleyball Rules Press Release

BADEN VOLLEYBALL REMAINS KSHSAA OFFICIAL POSTSEASON BALL
As a reminder, the KSHSAA has contract with Baden which names the Baden VX5EC-220 (blue/gray/white) volleyball as the "KSHSAA Official Postseason Volleyball" for 2018-2022.

RED FLAGS REQUIRED FOR LINE JUDGES
Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year/season, line judges at all KSHSAA high school regular season and postseason varsity volleyball contests will use red flags as they fulfill their duties. The red flags are being used by high school line judges across the country as a means to better communicate with the primary officials during play. The flags will help encourage the line judges to work hard and stay attentive to provide the needed communication for a match. Click the link for Q & A on flags.

OFFICIALS REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 1
Individuals choosing to register as volleyball officials may begin this exciting journey on June 1. Please contact the KSHSAA (nweishaar@kshsaa.org) to be placed on the KSHSAA mailing list for registration information this spring.

KSHSAA COACHING SCHOOL AUGUST 5, 6, 7
Coaches, mark your calendars to attend the KSHSAA Coaching School in Topeka at the Capital Plaza/Manor Conference Center. Volleyball sessions will be offered each day (Monday, August 5; Tuesday, August 6; Wednesday, August7). When clinicians are secured, topics will be provided.

A volleyball rules meeting will be conducted on Tuesday, August 6 @ 4 p.m. at Manor Conference Center, Topeka. Coaches are encouraged to attend this face-to-face meeting.

[Previous Weeks]

 

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Current Champions

6A

5A

4A

3A

2A

1A

Lawrence

Lenexa-St. James Academy

Shawnee Mission-Bishop Miege

Silver Lake

Garden Plain

Centralia

Salina-Tony's Pizza Events Center

Salina-Tony's Pizza Events Center

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson Community College

Fort Hays State University, Hays

Emporia-White Auditorium


[Previous State Champions]

 
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