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THE AHSAA BASKETBALL STATE FINALS, FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FINAL 48, IS ONE OF THE TOP HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS IN THE COUNTRY. THE STATE FINALS BRINGS SEVEN CLASSIFICATIONS, BOYS AND GIRLS, TO THE LEGACY ARENA AT THE BJCC FOR THE SEMI-FINALS AND FINALS. ALABAMA WAS THE FIRST STATE TO ADOPT THIS FORMAT FOR CROWNING A STATE CHAMPION.

Semi-Finals

Monday february 24

9:00 am 1a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

10:30 am 1a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

12:00 pm 1a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

1:30 pm 1a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

3:00 pm 2a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

4:30 pm 2a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

6:00 pm 2a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

7:30 pm 2a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

Tuesday february 25

9:00 am 3a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

10:30 am 3a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

12:00 pm 3a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

1:30 pm 3a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

3:00 pm 4a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

4:30 pm 4a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

6:00 pm 4a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

7:30 pm 4a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

Wednesday february 26

9:00 am 6a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

10:30 am 6a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

12:00 pm 6a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

1:30 pm 6a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

3:00 pm 5a girls Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

4:30 pm 5a boys Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

6:00 pm 5a girls Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

7:30 pm 5a boys Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

Thursday february 27

9:00 AM 7a GIRLS Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

10:30 AM 7a BOYS Semi-Final Game (NE vs SE)

12:00 PM 7a GIRLS Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

1:30 PM 7A BOYS Semi-Final Game (NW vs SW)

Finals

Thursday february 27

4:00 pm 1a girls 1A Girls State Championship Game

5:45 pm 1a boys 1A Boys State Championship Game

friday february 28

9:00 am 2a girls 2A Girls State Championship Game

10:45 am 2a boys 2A Boys State Championship Game

12:30 pm 3a girls 3A Girls State Championship Game

2:15 pm 3a boys 3A Boys State Championship Game

4:00 pm 4a girls 4A Girls State Championship Game

5:45 pm 4a boys 4A Boys State Championship Game

saturday february 29

9:00 am 5a girls 5A Girls State Championship Game

10:45 am 5a boys 5A Boys State Championship Game

12:30 pm 6a girls 6A Girls State Championship Game

2:15 pm 6a boys 6A Boys State Championship Game

4:00 pm 7a girls 7A Girls State Championship Game

5:45 pm 7a boys 7A Boys State Championship Game



Tickets



daily tickets

Daily tickets can be purchased at the Legacy Arena ticket office. All daily tickets are $11 ($10 AHSAA fee + $1 Facility fee).

Tickets are also available online from Ticketmaster

school tickets

On-­site ticket sales are $11 plus applicable service fees. However, through school ticket packages of 50 or more, tickets are discounted to $10 each. Your school’s support of this championship will continue to provide these competing student-­‐athletes the opportunity to experience a once-­‐in-­‐a-­‐lifetime championship! This event will attract more than 60,000 fans through the doors of the arena over a six-­‐day period, and we hope that many of your students and fans will be able to attend.

Please fill out this order form (PDF) and return with payment. All tickets will be mailed to your address (or hand-­‐delivered if applicable). If you have additional questions, please contact Daniel Smith at [email protected].

Legacy Arena

2100 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203


Legacy Arena at the BJCC is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Birmingham and only 10 minutes from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Combined with two hotels within walking distance, and the new Uptown Entertainment District, the State Finals is conveniently located for all participants and fans!

Please be advised of lane closures and road construction in the area and allow extra time to arrive for your event or meeting.  Visit: 5920bridge.com for detailed information or use the app ALLGOTRAFFIC.  There are many easy ways to get to the BJCC around those closures and ample parking is available. Visit: 5920bridge.com for detailed information or use the app algotraffic.

Please arrive early. 

directions

FROM ATLANTA / GADSDEN

From Atlanta/Gadsden: Take the 31st Street exit from I-20/59 West (126B). Keep left at the fork to continue toward 25th Street North. Turn right onto Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd followed by a a right hand turn at 19th Street North. Legacy Arena will be straight ahead on the right.

FROM US HWY 280

From US HWY 280: Take the Carraway Blvd Exit. At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto 11th Ave North. Proceed one block to 24th Street N and take a right. Turn left at the next intersection onto 12th Ave North. Go to the second traffic light and turn left onto 22nd Street North. Make a right hand turn onto 11th Ave N and Legacy Arena will be located on your left.

FROM HUNTSVILLE / MONTGOMERY / TUSCALOOSA

From Huntsville / Montgomery / Tuscaloosa: At the downtown interchange, Huntsville and Montgomery patrons take Exit 261A towards 17th Street North. Tuscaloosa travelers take Exit 124C towards 17th Street North. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left onto Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. Turn left onto 19th Street and travel under the interstate overpass. Legacy Arena will be located on the right hand side of the street.

parking

PUBLIC PARKING (MAP)

The areas marked in light blue below are available paid public parking lots surrounding the BJCC.  The two parking decks are also available for paid public parking.

TEAM BUS PARKING (MAP)

All team buses will park in the back of the 19th Street lot as indicated by the red square on the map. Fan bus and overflow team buses will park in the P12 Lot, as shown in the top right corner of the map.

MEDIA PARKING (MAP)

All media will park in the 19th Street Lot indicated on the MAP. The AHSAA issued press credential will act as your parking pass for this reserved lot.

HANDICAP PARKING (MAP)

Handicap parking is located in various lots around the BJCC.

prohibited items

The following items are not permitted into the arena:

  • Oversized bags, backpacks, and purses over 14” x 14”
  • Video Recorders
  • Outside food and/or drink
  • Weapons
  • Coolers
  • Umbrellas
  • Artificial noisemakers (bells, horns, whistles, cow bells, etc.)
  • Strollers
  • Computers
  • Flags/Banners on poles
  • Tripods
  • Drones of any kind
  • Any other items deemed inappropriate, hazardous, or unsafe by venue personnel

Clear Bag Policy

The BJCC does not require a clear bag for entry into event. An express lane will be made available to those traveling with a clear bag or no bag. Make sure all bags do not exceed 14” x 14” x 6”.

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Media

credentials

MEDIA CREDENTIAL REQUEST
Requests for media credentials for the State Basketball Finals must be made through Ron Ingram with the AHSAA. Contact Ron at 334-263-6994 or go online to www.ahsaa.com.

PERMANENT CREDENTIALS
Media with AHSAA permanent credentials will be permitted to cover the event but must check in at the Tournament Office located at the 19th Street media entrance. Please notify the AHSAA of which days you plan to attend PRIOR to the state tournament to be guaranteed a spot on press row.

 

SCHOOL MEDIA CREDENTIALS
All participating schools will receive (2) media passes for the day(s) that the school team is playing. Please contact Ron Ingram at 334-263-6994.

broadcast

TELEVISION BROADCAST
All fourteen championship games of the 2020 AHSAA State Finals will be broadcast LIVE on local television WOTM and partner stations across the state. CLICK HERE to see the coverage map and television affiliates carrying State Finals across the state.

RADIO BROADCAST
The Radio Partner for the State Finals is R&B Media. All 42 games throughout the State Finals will be broadcast LIVE.
For semi-finals and finals, CLICK HERE to follow the games on the AHSAA radio network.

live streaming

Watch every semifinal and final live on the NFHS Network. For a $9.95 subscription, you can watch every AHSAA Basketball game anytime, anywhere on NFHSnetwork.com. You can also watch with the NFHS Network iOS app and AppleTV app. Click here for live streaming.




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P.O. Box 242367
Montgomery, AL 36124-2367
334-263-6994

Event Management Services Provided by:

Knight Eady
1500 1st Ave North, Unit 99
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 307-6660