9 Play 9 High School State Championships

High School State Championships

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
joseph.keller.durst@gmail.com – 303-260-9595

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

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

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

Divisions: DI Open, DII Open, Girls
When: May 7-8
Where: Dick’s Sporting Goods Complex + Northfield
Tournament Fee: $450 for DI Open, $400 for DII Open and Girls

TO HELP IN EARLY PREPARATION WE ARE ANNOUNCING SOME CRITICAL DEADLINES AND DATES THAT YOU SHOULD MARK DOWN:

We will be capping the D1 Tournament at 12 or 16 teams. If we have too many teams we will use the last week of league play as a playoff round to decide who will go to D1 and who will go to D2. The teams playing in the play in will be determined by regular season results.

April 15TH – DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR EARLY BID FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT

  • This helps us plan for number of teams
  • It also ensures we can follow up with you regarding other deadlines!

April 22nd –OFFICIAL USAU REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR STATE

April 27TH – DEADLINE TO SUBMIT STATE TOURNAMENT FEE

  • $450 for D1, $400 for D2 and Girls
  • SUBMIT PAYMENT ONLINE
  • Checks made out to  and sent to: Altitude Youth Ultimate Attn: Jeff Berget 3687 Xanthia St. Denver, CO 80238

May 6th – DEADLINE FOR ONLINE ROSTERING

  • Rostering will be left open even after first games have started. 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

District Map - Metro Area

Map Area (Click to enlarge)

 

Statewide District Map

Statewide (Click to enlarge)

BID ALLOCATION

* Bid allocation is not applicable for the 2022 Season since we will not be holding District Championships.

BID ALLOCATION OPEN DIVISION I SPRING 2020

  • 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
2019 Strength Bid A goes to: East

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
2019 Strength Bid B goes to: North

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
2019 Size Bid A goes to: North

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
2019 Size Bid B goes to: West

BID ALLOCATION MIXED DIVISION I FALL 2019

  • 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
2018 Strength Bid goes to: South

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
2018 Strength Bid goes to: East

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
2018 Size Bid A goes to: West

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
2018 Size Bid B goes to: North

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…