WIAA/DAIRY FARMERS OF WASHINGTON/LES SCHWAB TIRES
2015 1B, 2B Boys and Girls State Basketball Championships
March 5-7, 2015 - Spokane Arena, Spokane
THANK YOU for your support of this WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires State Championship event. The following information is provided in order to make the experience more enjoyable for you and everyone at the event.
DRAWS - The team draws will be webcast LIVE on the NFHS Network (www.nfhsnetwork.com) on Sunday, March 1 at 11:00AM. The tournament schedule is posted on the WIAA website at (www.wiaa.com). All games will feature LIVE blogs (www.wiaa.com/ardisplay.aspx?ID=1387) and have LIVE stats on Cybercast (http://cybersportsusa.com) and select games will be broadcast LIVE on the NFHS Network (www.nfhsnetwork.com).
SPOKANE ARENA INFORMATION - Check the Spokane Arena website at (www.spokanearena.com) for directions, and a map of the facility and adjacent parking lots. PARKING is $6.00 for standard cars per space per day, $10 for premium spaces. The public may enter at any opened entrance except the reserved parking area at the lower back of the Arena which is the designated participant pass gate. With several concession options, no outside food may be brought into the facility. All bags are subject to search.
LODGING: Spokane Regional Sports Commission Hardwood Classic Hotel Information
TICKET PRICES can be found HERE. Valid ASB card must be presented for student price; Ticket windows will open one hour prior to the first game time of the day.
WIAA state events are meant to provide a safe environment where everyone feels respected. Tournament managers and WIAA event personnel have the authority to remove individuals for inappropriate behavior or comments.
BALLOONS, SILLY STRING, AND ARTIFICIAL NOISEMAKERS are prohibited and will be confiscated. Band instruments are to be used only for playing music under the direction of the conductor and cheerleaders only may use megaphones.
CHEERS - Only school district accepted cheers may be used at appropriate times. Cheers and chants are to be directed only toward the school’s team. Cheers or yells with degrading opponent implications and profanity will not be allowed.
CLEANUP - If outside paraphernalia is brought into the facility, schools may be billed for any additional clean up costs.
FACE PAINTING - Face painting may be allowed depending upon local school district policies and the tournament site/facility.
MASCOTS - Only a student costumed mascot, designated by the principal, is permissible.
SIGNS - Tournament sponsors, broadcast media coverage, official school banners and hand held signs that are positive, directed only toward the school’s team, and do not block the view of the spectators are allowed. Run through signs are not permitted.
SUPERVISORS - School principals will designate school personnel to supervise the students and fans sitting in that school's section.