AZ State Tourney

Discussion in 'Tournaments' started by DC55, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. DC55

    DC55 Active Member

    Anyone know dates of this season's state tourney and if it will be at Prescott Event Center again?
    Thanks in advance
  2. Levi

    Levi Well-Known Member

    AIA website has it as Feb. 13, 14 & 15 at Findlay Toyota Event Center.
  3. FamousLie

    FamousLie Well-Known Member

    They need to move it to the valley.
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  4. AZ_wrestlinFan#1

    AZ_wrestlinFan#1 Well-Known Member

    That would be the logical thing to do because the majority of the schools are from the PHX area. What I heard was that the Findlay Toyota Event Center is donated to the AIA for other sports as well. You can’t beat free!
  5. FamousLie

    FamousLie Well-Known Member

    It might cost the AIA money to hold it down in the valley, but it costs the schools and districts all a lot more to attend because they have to find hotel space up there which isn't cheap usually. Only a couple of schools can commute to the arena and not have a problem.
  6. De1

    De1 Member

    I agree! After what happen last year with the basketball state tournament the AIA should look into a more central location. One more question, if the AIA gets to use the Findlay Toyota Event Center for free, why do our wrestlers get penny's for medals!
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  7. FamousLie

    FamousLie Well-Known Member

    It's ridiculous. I remember one year it was snowing on the way back. I forget who it was but they weren't from AZ but they were like ohh you should be fine driving through it. I said I've got no problem, it's the people from the valley who've never seen cold weather and panic that I'm worried about. I think that was 2013 when we had actual snow in Scottsdale that choked off the 101.
  8. JB Doubles

    JB Doubles Well-Known Member


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  9. I am coming from Virginia, where the 6A and 5A state tournaments shared space in a high school gym, so I am not complaining.
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