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Class 1A and Class 2A Boys & Girls Basketball, How to Make the Regional Tournament

Class 1A and Class 2A Boys & Girls Basketball, How to Make the Regional Tournament

We take a quick look at how to Qualify for the Regional and State Tournaments.

Districts/Regionals/State:

1. Identical format for Boys & Girls

2. District seeding will be done by the CHSAA Seeding & Selection Index (50% Maxpreps & 50% RPI). Maxpreps and RPI will run through Districts.

3. District winners (8) advancing to the 32-team state bracket. District champions are guaranteed a top 8 (host slot) as long as they are in the top 16 of the CHSAA Seeding & Selection Index after Districts.

4. Remaining 24 teams are filled in by the CHSAA Seeding & Selection index published after Districts.

5. Seeding criteria for the 32-team state bracket-CHSAA Seeding & Selection Index published after Districts.  Seeds 9-24 are true seeded except to try and avoid league matchups in the FIRST ROUND ONLY.  Teams may be moved one spot up or down.  Teams 25-32 may be moved based upon geography and league matchups.

6. First two rounds of the state tournament (Regionals) will be hosted by the top seed in the quadrant of the bracket, over two days. (4-teams total).

7. Teams will not be reseeded prior to the final week-state championships (Final 8)

8. Top 8 teams will advance. Class 1A & 2A Great 8 will play a Consolation Bracket.