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KSHSAA football scheduled for three sites
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TOPEKA – The nine KSHSAA state football championships will be contested at Emporia, Hutchinson and Greensburg, excluding Salina and Hays as state sites.


6A – Friday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m.

4A – Saturday, Nov. 30, 1 p,m.

5A – Saturday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.


2A – Friday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.
3A – Saturday, Nov. 30, noon

1A – Saturday, Nov. 30, 5 p.m.

8-MAN 2 – Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m.
6-MAN – Saturday, Nov. 30, 3 p.m.
8-MAN 1 – Saturday, Nov. 30,  7 p.m.
The KSHSAA executive board approved the sites June 12.

In other KSHSAA decisions:

# Girls wrestling will add a fourth state championship site.

# State track will qualify four wild-card state entries in all events.

# Basketball substates will be split in four regions seeded by records in 3A, 2A, 1A-Division 1 and 1A-Division 2.

WRESTLING – Girls wrestling will add a fourth state site. 6A, 5A, 4A and 3-1A will each feature a site Feb. 28 -March 1, 2025.
. Hays (3-1A); Salina (4A) and Park City (5A or 6A) will join a fourth site to be determined at the September KSHSAA executive board meeting. TRACK – Qualification for the state meet was adjusted to now be the top 3 plus the next four best regional performance in each event.
BASKETBALL Class 3A, 2A, 1A Div. I and 1A Div. 2 will be divided into four regions and seeded into two substates within the region.

Substate A will feature 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16; Substate B will feature 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15.

Each substate winner qualifies for the state basketball tournament.

Beginning in March of 2026, the state basketball tournaments will be moving to four sites playing host to seven classes and 14 championships.

By honoring the KSHSAA membership voted in the fall of 2023 to qualify eight boys teams and eight girls teams involved at the final site, modifications to the daily schedule will be developed. The schedule and other event details, including classification designations for each site and venue selection will be determined and announced following the 2024-25 basketball season.
A KSHAA committee will discuss details behind the implementation of Esports prior to the possible adoption as a KSHSAA sanctioned activity.

A second committee will review the KSHSAA calendar to consider alternatives to postseason dates.