2018-19 Football State Tournament presented by the Indianapolis Colts

Tournament Pairings Show

46th Annual IHSAA Football State Tournament Pairings Show
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, 6 pm ET /  5 pm CT
Online: Streamed exclusively on IHSAAtv.org
Radio: Broadcast on affiliates of the IHSAA Champions Network.
Hosted by Bob Lovell and Paul Condry.

State Tournament Pairings News Release 

Tournament Kickoff Show

Sunday, Oct. 14, 11 am ET / 10 am CT, televised by Fox Sports Indiana.
Hosted by Jeremiah Johnson and Greg Rakestraw 

Replays
Sunday, Oct. 14, 11 am ET
Monday, Oct. 15, 7 pm ET
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3 pm ET
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:30 pm ET
Thursday, Oct. 18, 9 pm ET
Friday, Oct. 19, 6 pm ET

 

Sectionals

Entry List Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2018, 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT.

Class 6A: Oct. 26; Nov. 2, 2018.
Class 5A-1A: Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 2018.
Times: 7 pm local time or as determined by host school.
Admission: $6 per person.

Determining Home Team
First Round: The second-named team in the blind draw is host school unless the two teams agree to switch the site.
Semifinals: The team without a home game will host. Exception: The bye team will always be the visitor. If both teams were hosts or both were visitors, the second-named team in the quarter bracket will host. In 6A & 5A, in the four team sectionals, the second-named team will host.
Championships: Host team will be the team that has played the most away games. If both teams have played the same number of away games, the bottom bracket team shall host.

Class 6A Bracket | Class 5A Bracket | Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class A Bracket 

Approved Broadcasts 

Class 6A (32 schools)
1. (4): Crown Point, Lake Central, Merrillville, Portage
2. (4): Chesterton, Penn, Valparaiso, Warsaw
3. (4): Carroll (Fort Wayne), Fort Wayne Northrop, Fort Wayne Snider, Homestead
4. (4): Carmel, Lafayette Jefferson, Noblesville, Westfield
5. (4): Fishers, Hamilton Southeastern, North Central (Indianapolis), Pike
6. (4): Ben Davis, Lawrence Central, Lawrence North, Warren Central
7. (4): Avon, Brownsburg, Perry Meridian, Southport
8. (4): Center Grove, Columbus North, Franklin Central, Jeffersonville

Class 5A (37 schools)
9. (4): LaPorte, Michigan City, Munster, South Bend Adams
10. (5): Concord, Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, Fort Wayne North Side, Goshen
11. (4): Harrison (West Lafayette), Huntington North, Kokomo, McCutcheon
12. (5): Anderson, Greenfield-Central, Muncie Central, New Palestine, Zionsville
13. (5): Decatur Central, Indianapolis Arsenal Technical, Indianapolis Cathedral, Plainfield, Roncalli
14. (5): Bloomington North, Bloomington South, Franklin, Martinsville, Whiteland Community
15. (5): Bedford North Lawrence, Columbus East, Floyd Central, New Albany, Seymour
16. (4): Castle, Evansville North, Terre Haute North Vigo, Terre Haute South Vigo

Class 4A (64 Schools)
17. (8): East Chicago Central, Gary West Side, Griffith, Hammond, Hammond Gavit, Hammond Morton, Highland, Lowell
18. (8): Hobart, Kankakee Valley, Mishawaka, New Prairie, South Bend Clay, South Bend Riley, South Bend St. Joseph, South Bend Washington
19. (8): Angola, Culver Academies, DeKalb, East Noble, Northridge, NorthWood, Plymouth, Wawasee
20. (8): Columbia City, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger, Fort Wayne South Side, Fort Wayne Wayne, Jay County, Leo, Logansport, New Haven
21. (8): Delta, Frankfort, Lebanon, Marion, Mississinewa, Pendleton Heights, Western, Yorktown
22. (8): Beech Grove, Connersville, Greenwood, Mooresville, Mt. Vernon (Fortville), New Castle, Richmond, Shelbyville
23. (8): East Central, Edgewood, Franklin County, Jennings County, Madison Consolidated, Scottsburg, Silver Creek, South Dearborn
24. (8): Boonville, Evansville Bosse, Evansville Central, Evansville F.J. Reitz, Evansville Harrison, Jasper, Northview, Owen Valley

Class 3A (62 Schools)
25. (8): Andrean, Benton Central, Calumet, Hammond Clark, Hanover Central, Twin Lakes, West Lafayette, Wheeler
26. (8): Blackford, Brebeuf Jesuit, Crawfordsville, Guerin Catholic, Hamilton Heights, North Montgomery, Northwestern, Southmont
27. (8): Fairfield, Glenn, Jimtown, Knox, Maconaquah, Mishawaka Marian, Peru, Tippecanoe Valley
28. (8): Bellmont, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers, Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran, Garrett, Heritage, Lakeland, Norwell, West Noble
29. (6): Indian Creek, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, Indianapolis Cardinal Rittter, Indianapolis Manual, Rushville
30. (8): Brown County, Danville, Greencastle, Monrovia, South Vermillion, Sullivan, Tri-West Hendricks, West Vigo
31. (8): Batesville, Brownstown Central, Charlestown, Corydon Central, Greensburg, Lawrenceburg, North Harrison, Salem
32. (8): Evansville Memorial, Gibson Southern, Heritage Hills, Mt. Vernon, Pike Central, Princeton, Vincennes Lincoln, Washington

Class 2A (63 Schools)
33. (7): Boone Grove, Bowman Academy, Gary Roosevelt, Lake Station Edison, North Newton, River Forest, Whiting
34. (8): Bluffton, Bremen, Central Noble, Manchester, Prairie Heights, Wabash, Whitko, Woodlan
35. (8): Delphi, Eastbrook, Eastern (Greentown), Lewis Cass, Oak Hill, Rensselaer Central, Rochester, Taylor
36. (8): Alexandria, Elwood, Frankton, Lapel, Madison-Grant, Northeastern, Shenandoah, Winchester
37. (8): Centerville, Eastern Hancock, Heritage Christian, Indianapolis. Scecina, Knightstown, Milan, Triton Central, Union County
38. (8): Cascade, Cloverdale, Indianapolis. Washington, North Putnam, Park Tudor, Speedway, Tipton, Western Boone
39. (8): Clarksville, Crawford County, Eastern (Pekin), Mitchell, Paoli, Perry Central, Providence, Switzerland County
40. (8): Evansville Mater Dei, Forest Park, Linton-Stockton, North Knox, North Posey, South Spencer, Southridge, Tell City

Class A (62 Schools)
41. (8): Caston, Culver, LaVille, North Judson, South Central, Triton, West Central, Winamac
42. (8): Carroll (Flora), Frontier, Lafayette Central Catholic, North Miami, North White, Pioneer, South Newton, Tri-County
43. (8): Adams Central, Churubusco, Eastside, Fremont, Northfield, South Adams, Southern Wells, Southwood
44. (8): Anderson Preparatory Academy, Clinton Central, Clinton Prairie, Monroe Central, Sheridan, Tri-Central, Union City, Wes-Del
45. (7): Covenant Christian (Indianapolis.), Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis. Howe Academy, Indianapolis. Shortridge, South Putnam, Tindley, Traders Point, 
46. (8): Cambridge City Lincoln, Edinburgh, Hagerstown, Indianapolis. Lutheran, North Decatur, Oldenburg Academy, South Decatur, Tri
47. (7): Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, North Vermillion, Parke Heritage, Riverton Parke, Seeger
48. (7): Eastern Greene, North Central (Farmersburg), North Daviess, Rock Creek Academy, Springs Valley, Tecumseh, West Washington

Restrictions
1.  Banners and posters are not allowed.
2.  No battery powered or electronic noise makers, fireworks, recorded music, sirens or whistles are allowed.
3.  Throwing of articles, including toilet tissue and baby powder, is not allowed.
4.  No live animal mascots are permitted at anytime.
5. The facility should be as neutral as possible without any enhancements that emphasize a home team.

 

Regionals

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018.
Time: 7 pm local time or as determined by host school.
Admission: $8 per person.
Official Football: The Wilson 1003 GST, the official football of the IHSAA state tournament, will be provided for all regional games. | Wilson ad 

Determining Home Team
Classes 2A, 4A & 6A
Sectional final game non-host, if applicable, or higher sectional # (i.e., Sect. 2 is higher than Sect. 1).
Classes A, 3A & 5A
Sectional final game non-host, if applicable, or lower sectional # (i.e., Sect. 1 is lower than Sect. 2).

Class 6A Bracket | Class 5A Bracket | Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class A Bracket 

Approved Broadcasts 

Restrictions
1.  Banners and posters are not allowed.
2.  No battery powered or electronic noise makers, fireworks, recorded music, sirens or whistles are allowed.
3.  Throwing of articles, including toilet tissue and baby powder, is not allowed.
4.  No live animal mascots are permitted at anytime.
5. The facility should be as neutral as possible without any enhancements that emphasize a home team.

 

Semi-States

Date: Friday, November 16, 2018.
Times: 7 pm local time or as determined by host school.
Admission: $10 per person.
Official Football: The Wilson 1003 GST, the official football of the IHSAA state tournament, will be provided by the IHSAA for all semi-state games. | Wilson ad 

Determining Home Team
Classes 2A, 4A & 6A
*Regional non-host, if applicable, or lower sectional # (i.e., Sect. 1 is lower than Sect. 2).
Classes A, 3A & 5A
*Regional non-host, if applicable, or higher sectional # (i.e., Sect. 2 is higher than Sect. 1).

*If regional winner has not hosted either sectional final or regional, that school will be the designated host.

Class 6A Bracket | Class 5A Bracket | Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class A Bracket 

Approved Broadcasts 

Restrictions
1.  Banners and posters are not allowed.
2.  No battery powered or electronic noise makers, fireworks, recorded music, sirens or whistles are allowed.
3.  Throwing of articles, including toilet tissue and baby powder, is not allowed.
4.  No live animal mascots are permitted at anytime.
5. The facility should be as neutral as possible without any enhancements that emphasize a home team.

 

State Finals

Dates: November 23-24, 2018.
Site: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis | Website
Tickets: $15.00 per day. All seats are general admission. Children age 5 and younger are admitted at no charge.

Single day tickets may be purchased at participating schools the week of the state finals. Contact schools for ticket distribution hours. Purchase advance tickets through a participating school and $1.00 for every ticket sold will be reimbursed to that school. 

Single day tickets may also be purchased on game day at the Lucas Oil Stadium Ticket Office located on the southeast side of the venue at street level nearest Capitol Avenue. 

Gates Open: Lucas Oil Stadium will open its gates to fans beginning at 11 am ET (one hour prior to kickoff of the first game) each day.

Television: The Class A, 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A games will air live on Fox Sports Indiana while Friday’s 6A game broadcast will air on Fox Sports Indiana Plus, an alternate channel, due to overlap with the Indiana Pacers broadcast that evening. Channel Listings  

Webstream: For viewers outside of the Fox Sports Indiana coverage area, a live stream will be available at IHSAAtv.org. For those within the FSI coverage area, the stream will be available only on delayed basis following the conclusion of the telecast.

Radio: Each game will be broadcast on affiliates of the IHSAA Champions Network.

Determining Home Team: Decided by coin flip between coaches at Monday meeting before IHSAA state finals.

Official Football: The Wilson 1003 GST, the official football of the IHSAA state tournament, will be used. | Wilson ad 

Class 6A Bracket | Class 5A Bracket | Class 4A Bracket | Class 3A Bracket | Class 2A Bracket | Class A Bracket 

Preview | Official Program | Approved Broadcasts 

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

Class 2A State Championship | 12 pm ET
Eastbrook (13-1) vs. Western Boone (14-0)

Class 4A State Championship | 3:30 pm ET
Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger (13-1) vs. Evansville Central (13-1) 

Class 6A State Championship | 7:05 pm ET
Carmel (11-2) vs. Warren Central (13-0) 

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018

Class A State Championship | 12 pm ET
Pioneer (14-0) vs. North Vermillion (13-1) 

Class 3A State Championship | 3:30 pm ET
West Lafayette (14-0) vs. Evansville Memorial (14-0) 

Class 5A State Championship | 7:05 pm ET
New Palestine (13-0) vs. Decatur Central (12-1)