9 Play 9 High School State Championships

High School State Championships

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

 

Divisions: DI Open, D1 Girls
When: May 11th-12th
Where: Long Lake Regional Park
Tournament Fee: $450

Divisions: D2 Open
When: May 4th-5th
Where: Long Lake Regional Park
Tournament Fee: $450

Please Note: We require a minimum of 12 players on your roster to compete at the State Championships! If you do not think you can field this number of players please let us know in the Early Bid Form and we will do our best to help.

DISTRICT COORDINATORS:

STATE YOUTH COORDINATOR:
Justin “Rabbit” Salvia
justin.salvia@gmail.com

North
We are currently looking for a NEW North DC!
Please contact the State Youth Coordinator if you are interested!

East
Joe Durst
bryan.pfalzgraf@gmail.com

South
Mike Fuson
fusonmb@gmail.com

West
Ben Fletcher
bfletche38@gmail.com  – 303-974-0957

CRITICAL DEADLINES AND DATES :

April 3rd – DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR EARLY BID FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT

Submit your Early Bid to the State Championships >>>
  • This helps us plan for number of teams and format
  • It also ensures we can follow up with you regarding other deadlines!

May 1st  –OFFICIAL USAU REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR STATE

May 1st – DEADLINE TO SUBMIT STATE TOURNAMENT FEE

  • Cost – $450*
  • *We may be reducing this cost for D2 and Fun Division depending on # of teams and whether there will be enough teams for a 1 day or 2 day tournament
  • SUBMIT PAYMENT ONLINE
  • Checks made out to  and sent to: Altitude Youth Ultimate Attn: Michael Richard 5811 W 110th Pl. Westminster, CO, 80020

May 8th – rostering deadline

  • Rostering will be left open until the day before the event. PLEASE make sure no players take the field until they are up to date with USAU and added to your roster!

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:

  • Single School Representation / Player Eligibility required
    • If you have players on your roster that are NOT full time students at the school being represented you must seek an exception. Competing with ineligible players could get your team disqualified. If you have players from other schools on your team reach out to us BEFORE State to make sure your situation is approved. Please see the Eligibility Requirements Doc for more information.
  • Safe Sport – ANY adult working with your team must take USAU’s SafeSport Certification! Know the law and protect your staff and volunteers!

DISTRICT MAPS

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District Map

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BID ALLOCATION

 Note: We want the top 12 or 16 teams competing at the D1 tournament! While new programs may opt to skip District Qualifying and opt directly into D2, all other teams are expected to participate in District Qualifying and take their bid to D1 if they earn it!

 

BID ALLOCATION OPEN DIVISION I SPRING 2024

  • 12 Team Bid allocation
  • Each District (N,S,E,W) automatically receives 2 bids
  • The remaining 4 bids will be awarded based on the criteria below:

BID #1: DI STRENGTH A

Previous Year’s State Finish
Each district’s average finish in the previous year’s DI state championship! Top finishing District is awarded ‘DI Strength A’ Bid #1
2024 Strength Bid A goes to:

BID #2: DI STRENGTH B

Previous Year’s State Finish
Each district’s average finish in the previous year’s DI state championship! Second best-finishing District is awarded ‘DI Strength B’ Bid #2
2024 Strength Bid B goes to:

BID #3: SIZE A

Previous Year’s Number of teams
Each district’s # of teams in both DI and DII. District with the most teams is awarded Size Bid A
2024 Size Bid A goes to:

BID #4: SIZE B

Previous Year’s Number of teams
Each district’s # of teams in both DI and DII. District with the second most teams is awarded Size Bid B
2024 Size Bid B goes to:

 

 

BID ALLOCATION MIXED DIVISION I FALL 2024

  • 16 Team Bid allocation
  • Each District (N,S,E,W) automatically receives 3 bids
  • The remaining 4 bids will be awarded based on the criteria below:

BID #1: DI STRENGTH A

Previous Year’s State Finish
Each district’s average finish in the previous year’s DI state championship! Top finishing District is awarded ‘DI Strength A’ Bid #1
2024 Strength Bid goes to:

BID #2: DI STRENGTH B

Previous Year’s State Finish
Each district’s average finish in the previous year’s DI state championship! Second best-finishing District is awarded ‘DI Strength B’ Bid #2
2024 Strength Bid goes to:

BID #3: SIZE A

Previous Year’s Number of teams
Each district’s # of teams in both DI and DII. District with the most teams is awarded Size Bid A
2024 Size Bid A goes to:

BID #4: SIZE B

Previous Year’s Number of teams
Each district’s # of teams in both DI and DII. District with the second most teams is awarded Size Bid B
2024 Size Bid B goes to:

HOW TIES WILL BE AWARDED
  • Bids are awarded in order #1 then #2 then #3 then #4
  • If there’s still a tie after what’s written below, final tie breaks are decided by previous year’s average spirit score amongst tied geographical districts)

TIE BREAK FOR BID #1

Whichever District has the highest single placement in the previous year’s state championships

TIE BREAK FOR BID #2

Whichever District has the highest single placement in the previous years state championships

TIE BREAK FOR BID #3

This bid, if tied, goes to the district that has not yet been awarded an extra bid or awarded the least number of bids amongst the tied districts
Second Tie Break: Most # of teams in DI

TIE BREAK FOR BID #4

This bid, if tied, goes to the district that has not yet been awarded an extra bid or awarded the least number of bids amongst the tied districts
Second Tie Break: Most # of teams in DI

HOW UNUSED BIDS ARE AWARDED

Any Unused Bids will be awarded based on the current year’s DI registration. For example: The first unused bid goes to the District with the most teams currently registered in DI, Second unused bid goes to the District with the 2nd most teams currently registered in DI, etc…..

When there are less than 16 teams are requesting to play DI – When there are less than 16 requesting to play DI State, the tournament will host a set number of teams based on this schedule:

  • >16 – 16 team DI Tournament (Bids are awarded as written)
  • 15-12 – 12 team DI Tournament (each division starts with one less auto bid)
  • 11-10 – 10 team DI Tournament (each division starts with one less auto bid and no size or growth bids awarded)
  • 9-8 – 8 team DI Tournament (each division gets one bid and the last 4 bids awarded will be Strength 1 and 2 along with Size and Growth)
  • <8 – A round robin Tournament will include all teams
LODGING

Coming soon…