2022-23 SCIAA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
*All dates are subject to change.
Use the link below to submit all non-league games to SCIAA.
THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE
Each student-athlete must have a completed before tryouts, practice, jamboree, or game:
Coaches must complete on file:
Coaches also must review and be familiar all TSSAA Health & Safety Policies.
TSSAA Health & Safety Policies
Emergency Preparedness, Heat Illness Prevention, Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Lightning Guidelines
TSSAA COVID-19 Protocols
TSSAA max number of games is 24, saving one for the SCIAA Championship.
TSSAA Hall-of-Fame games are allowed-Max two (2) games. All HOF games must be approved by the TSSAA.
TSSAA max number of Tournaments is 2 with each tournament counting as two games.
All games must be turned in to the SCIAA and reflected on the SCIAA master schedule available at www.sciaa.org
$8.00 (Tickets may be pre-sold at a lesser price at the discretion of the host principal.)
TIME OF GAMES
Varsity girls will begin at 6:00pm. Varsity boys will begin at 7:30pm. All games will start at the designated time unless otherwise indicated in writing through the SCIAA. It is the responsibility of the host team to notify the SCIAA, SCS security, and the assigning official when changes in start times are needed. To make a game change (dates and/or start times) contact the SCIAA office at minimum 3 days prior to the scheduled event.
If you want to participate in JV/Freshman basketball, you will be responsible for creating your schedule, official assignments, security etc. All officials must pass a background check (TSSAA officials have passed a background check).
If a scheduled game is cancelled due to schools closing, please wait instructions from SCIAA office. If schools are closed on the day of a meeting, the meeting will be rescheduled by the SCIAA office. Schools will be notified of the rescheduled date. When school is closed due to inclement weather, all games, practices, and team events are cancelled.
Security personnel will be assigned to high school games upon written request of the school principals involved. The written request must be submitted to the SCS Security Division office one week prior to the contest. The security personnel will report and be responsible to the principal who made the request. Security must be notified of any changes in the schedule. Schools hosting classics, tournaments, etc…must notify security, SCS security (416-5773).
SCORING AND TIMING
Home teams must provide responsible adults to be in charge of scoring and timing at each scheduled game.
PLEASE NOTE: High Schools not providing responsible adults for scoring and timing will FORFEIT the game and will not be reimbursed for paying the officials!
All scores are to be must be recorded in rschooltoday. Contact Reed Willis for your login.
ASSIGNING OFFICIALS FEES
There is an $80.00 assigning fee per school. The SCIAA office will deduct these fees from your officials’ reimbursement at the end of the season. The officials should call the home school’s financial secretary by noon on the day of the game. If they fail to do so, please call the assigning agent immediately! Also, all coaches will be assigned an Arbiter login and will be able to check officials’ assignments for every game.
The SCIAA does not reimburse schools for official’s fees for Non-league Games, Tournaments, or Junior Varsity games.
PLEASE NOTE: Shelby Metro Basketball Association officials must be used for all high school games.
The official’s assigning agent is Bill Arata (phone: (901) 857-6801). Official’s fees are negotiated by the TSSAA and are as follows: All SCIAA Schools will be using three officials for all games unless availability limits to two officials.
Student-athletes (Varsity, Junior Varsity, & Freshman Teams) must be listed on their school’s TSSAA eligibility roster.
All schools will save 1 game for the SCIAA Championship. The head coach or a school representative must be present for the championship meeting to be held February 9th at 4:00 pm on Teams. Last date for games to count for the SCIAA Championship is February 6th.
SCIAA CHAMPIONSHIP SELECTION
Class A Championship: #1 District 15A vs. #1 District 16A
Class AA Championship: District 14AA, District 15AA, District 16AA
AA tie break
1st the best district record from 14AA, 15AA, and 16AA will be selected
2nd next Head to Head record will be used to determine a winner
3rd if no head to head record exists or if there is a tie, records against all teams in their class
4th if there is a tie, then overall record
5th if there still is a tie, then coin toss
Class AAA Championship: #1 District 15AAA vs. #1 District 16AAA
Class AAAA Championships: #1 District 15AAAA vs. #1 District 16AAAA
SCIAA Championship Tie Breaking Procedure
a. Head-to-Head competition in league play. If teams have played each other during the season, the outcome of these games will resolve the tie.
b. If a tie remains after (a), the tiebreaker will be determined by how teams have done against the next highest seeded teams in their respective league: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.
c. If the tie remains after (a) and (b), the overall win-loss record against teams within that classification will be used to break the tie. This only includes games played in your classification with member teams of TSSAA.
d. If the tie remains after (a), (b), and (c), the best overall record will be used to break the tie. The best overall record includes games and tournaments with all teams associated with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Scheduled games must be on an Official SCIAA Schedule to count for championship purposes.
e. If a tie remains, a coin will be tossed. A draw will be used to determine who will call the coin toss
Post Season Tournament Locations
TSSAA 2021-2023 District Alignments
|Contact: India Weaver|