School Bidders Announced For Tourneys

The following is a list of schools that have submitted bids to the Arkansas Activities Association to host state or regional tournaments for this winter, spring and some fall events. The AAA will announce which schools will earn the right to host these tournaments at 2 p.m. Thursday at its office in North Little Rock.

Not all tournaments received bids, and the AAA will fill those vacancies at a later date.

Basketball

Region, Feb. 22-25; State, Feb. 27-March 4

Class 7A

State: Van Buren

Class 6A

State: Lake Hamilton

Class 5A

State: Magnolia

Class 4A

North: Ozark, West Fork

South: Nashville

East: Cave City

State: Nashville

Class 3A

Region 1: Charleston, Jessieville, Mansfield

Region 2: Rose Bud

Region 3: Clinton, Hoxie, Riverside

Region 4: Drew Central, Junction City, Prescott

State: Bald Knob, Jessieville, Prescott

Class 2A

North: Buffalo Island Central, Carlisle, Marmaduke

South: Caddo Hills, Magnet Cove, Parkers Chapel

West/Central: Magazine, Pangburn, Quitman

State: Hazen, Pangburn, Quitman, White County Central

Class 1A

Region 1: Omaha

Region 2: Bay, Calico Rock, Izard County, Rector

Region 3: Mt. Vernon/Enola

Region 4: County Line, Mount Ida

Region 5: Emerson, Hampton

State: Hampton, Mount Ida, Kirby (at Nashville), Shirley (at Clinton)

State Finals — March 9-11

Hot Springs Conventions Center (at Bank of the Ozarks Arena)

Baseball

Region, May 4-6; State, May 11-13

Class 7A

State: Bentonville High School

Class 6A

State: Benton High School

Class 5A

State: Sylvan Hills High School, Harrison (at Harrison Parks)

Class 4A

North: Dover

East: Heber Springs, Trumann

South: Ashdown, Monticello

State: Lonoke, Nashville

Class 3A

Region 1: Greenland

Region 2: Harding Academy, Haskell Harmony Grove

Region 3: Bergman (at Harrison Parks), Manila

Region 4: None

State: Bergman (at Harrison Parks), Harding Academy

Class 2A

North: Palestine-Wheatley

West/Central: Magazine, Pangburn

South: Magnet Cove, Parkers Chapel

State: East Poinsett County, Parkers Chapel

Class 1A

Region 1: Lead Hill (at Harrison Parks)

Region 2: Armorel

Region 3: Nemo Vista, South Side Bee Branch

Region 4: Dierks

Region 5: Ouachita, Taylor, Woodlawn

State: Bay, Lead Hill (at Harrison Parks), Taylor, Woodlawn

State Finals, May 19-20

Fayetteville (at University of Arkansas)
Softball
Region, May 4-6; State, May 11-13

Class 7A

State: Fayetteville

Class 6A

State: Benton High School

Class 5A

State: Harrison (at Harrison Parks), Hope, Sylvan Hills

Class 4A

North: Dover

East: Heber Springs, Batesville Southside, Trumann

South: Monticello

State: Lonoke, Nashville, Batesville Southside

Class 3A

Region 1: None

Region 2: Haskell Harmony Grove

Region 3: Bergman (at Harrison Parks), Manila

Region 4: None

State: Bergman (at Harrison Parks), Harding Academy

Class 2A

North: Palestine-Wheatley

West/Central: Magazine, Magazine, Pangburn

South: Magnet Cove, Parkers Chapel

State: East Poinsett County, Parkers Chapel

Class 1A

Region 1: Lead Hill (at Harrison Parks)

Region 2: Armorel

Region 3: Nemo Vista, South Side Bee Branch

Region 4: Dierks

Region 5: Ouachita, Taylor, Woodlawn

State: Bay, Lead Hill (at Harrison Parks), Taylor, Woodlawn

State Finals, May 19-20

Fayetteville (at University of Arkansas)

Soccer

State, May 11-13

Class 7A: Fort Smith Schools (Northside & Southside)

Class 6A: Siloam Springs

Class 5A: Harrison, Valley View

Class 4A: Central Arkansas Christian (at Burns Park), Batesville Southside

State Finals, May 19-20

Fayetteville (at University of Arkansas)

Swim and Dive

State Meet, Feb. 24-25

State: Bentonville

Track & Field

State Meet, May 1-6

Class 7A: Springdale (Har-Ber)

Class 6A: Lake Hamilton

Class 5A: Harrison

Class 4A: Heber Springs, Pocahontas

Class 3A: Prescott

Class 2A: None

Class 1A: None

Meet of Champs, May 13

Lake Hamilton, Russellville

Decathlon & Heptathlon, May 17-18

Cabot

Cross Country, Nov. 3

Lake Hamilton (at Oaklawn Park)

Volleyball

State, Oct. 24-27

Class 7A: None

Class 6A: Greenwood

Class 5A: Harrison, Valley View

Class 4A: Batesville Southside

Class 3A: Hoxie, Paris

State Finals, Oct. 29

Hot Springs Convention Center

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
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