Recommended Guidelines for Return to Activity

AIA's Executive Board has endorsed guidelines for the return to sport and activity for competition in the winter.

Return to Activity Guidelines Winter Sport Specific Modifications

2020 - 2022 Basketball - Girl's Alignments

6A (38 teams)

6A - Premier (5 teams)

Team Changes
Basha
Chandler
Hamilton
Perry
Xavier Prep

6A - Central (6 teams)

Team Changes
Corona del Sol
Desert Ridge
Desert Vista
Highland
Mountain Pointe
Queen Creek

6A - Southwest (3 teams)

Team Changes
Shadow Ridge
Sunnyslope Was 6A Desert Valley.
Valley Vista

6A - Desert Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Boulder Creek
Chaparral
Liberty Was 6A Southwest.
Mountain Ridge
Pinnacle
Sandra Day O'Connor

6A - Metro (6 teams)

Team Changes
Alhambra
Cesar Chavez
Maryvale
North
South Mountain
Trevor G. Browne

6A - East Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Dobson
Mesa
Mountain View, Mesa
Red Mountain
Skyline
Westwood

6A - Desert Southwest (6 teams)

Team Changes
Cibola
Kofa
Maricopa
Rincon/University
San Luis
Tucson

5A (43 teams)

5A - Southern (5 teams)

Team Changes
Buena
Cienega
Desert View
Nogales
Sunnyside

5A - Sonoran (6 teams)

Team Changes
Casa Grande
Catalina Foothills
Flowing Wells
Ironwood Ridge Moved to 5A by appeal
Marana
Mountain View Marana

5A - Central (5 teams)

Team Changes
Glendale
Independence
North Canyon
Washington
Willow Canyon

5A - Northwest (6 teams)

Team Changes
Apollo
Centennial
Gila Ridge
Ironwood
Raymond S. Kellis
Sunrise Mountain

5A - San Tan (5 teams)

Team Changes
Campo Verde
Casteel
Gilbert
Higley
Williams Field

5A - Desert West (5 teams)

Team Changes
Agua Fria
Canyon View
Lake Havasu
Millennium
Verrado

5A - Northeast Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Arcadia
Cactus Shadows
Desert Mountain
Horizon
McClintock
Paradise Valley

5A - Metro (5 teams)

Team Changes
Betty H. Fairfax Moved to 5A by appeal
Camelback
Carl Hayden
Central
Metro Tech

4A (45 teams)

4A - Grand Canyon (7 teams)

Team Changes
Bradshaw Mountain
Coconino
Flagstaff
Lee Williams
Mingus Union
Mohave
Prescott

4A - Desert Sky (5 teams)

Team Changes
American Leadership Academy - QC
Marcos de Niza
Mesquite
Saguaro
Seton Catholic Prep Was 3A Desert Sky. Moved to 4A by appeal

4A - Southwest (6 teams)

Team Changes
Buckeye Union
Dysart
Estrella Foothills
Paradise Honors Was 3A West. Moved to 4A Southwest by appeal (Executive Board approved.)
Youngker
Yuma

4A - Skyline (6 teams)

Team Changes
Greenway
Moon Valley
Shadow Mountain
St. Mary's Was 3A Skyline. Moved to 4A by appeal
Tempe
Thunderbird

4A - Black Canyon (5 teams)

Team Changes
Combs
Coronado Was 3A Black Canyon. Moved to 4A by appeal
Cortez
Poston Butte Was 4A Desert Sky.
Vista Grande

4A - Kino (5 teams)

Team Changes
Canyon Del Oro
Cholla
Pueblo Magnet
Sahuaro
Salpointe Catholic

4A - Gila (5 teams)

Team Changes
Amphitheater
Mica Mountain
Rio Rico
Sahuarita
Walden Grove

4A - West Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Barry Goldwater
Cactus
Deer Valley
Desert Edge
Notre Dame Prep Was 3A West Valley. Moved to 4A by appeal
Peoria

3A (37 teams)

3A - South (5 teams)

Team Changes
Catalina
Empire
Palo Verde Magnet
Sabino
Tanque Verde

3A - North Central (5 teams)

Team Changes
Camp Verde
Chino Valley
Fountain Hills Was 2A North Central. Moved to 3A by appeal
Northwest Christian
Page Was 3A . Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)

3A - South Central (6 teams)

Team Changes
Coolidge
Florence
Pusch Ridge Was 3A South.
Safford Was 3A South.
San Tan Foothills
Thatcher

3A - East (6 teams)

Team Changes
Blue Ridge
Holbrook Was 3A . Moved to 3A East by appeal (Successful Conference Appeal)
Payson
Show Low
Snowflake
Winslow

3A - West (5 teams)

Team Changes
Kingman
Parker
Tonopah Valley
Wickenburg Was 3A North Central.
Yuma Catholic

3A - Metro East (5 teams)

Team Changes
American Leadership Academy - Ironwood Was 3A South Central.
Benjamin Franklin
Eastmark
Gilbert Christian Was 2A Metro East. Moved to 3A by appeal
Globe Was 3A South Central.

3A - Metro West (5 teams)

Team Changes
AZ College Prep Was 3A Metro East.
American Leadership Academy - Gilbert North Was 3A Metro East.
Bourgade Catholic Was 3A North Central.
Odyssey Institute Was 3A West.
Valley Christian Was 3A Metro East.

2A (36 teams)

2A - South (5 teams)

Team Changes
Benson Was 2A East.
Santa Rita
St. Augustine
Tombstone Was 2A East.
Willcox Was 2A East.

2A - East (5 teams)

Team Changes
Miami Was 2A South.
Morenci Jr./Sr.
Pima
Round Valley Was 2A .
St. Johns Was 2A .

2A - Metro (6 teams)

Team Changes
NFL Yet HS and JH
Phoenix Christian
Phoenix Country Day
Santa Cruz Valley Was 2A South.
Scottsdale Christian
Veritas Prep

2A - West (5 teams)

Team Changes
Arizona Lutheran
Heritage Academy Laveen
Kingman Academy
St. John Paul II
Trivium Prep

2A - Central (7 teams)

Team Changes
Desert Heights Prep Academy
Glendale Prep
North Pointe Prep
Northland Prep
Scottsdale Prep
Sedona Red Rock
Valley Lutheran Was 1A Central. Moved to 2A by appeal

2A - Valley (8 teams)

Team Changes
Arete Prep
Chandler Prep
Gilbert Classical
Horizon Honors
Rancho Solano Prep Was 1A Valley. Moved to 2A by appeal
San Tan Charter
Sequoia Charter
Sequoia Pathway

1A (31 teams)

1A - Tucson South (9 teams)

Team Changes
Desert Christian Was 1A .
Duncan
Immaculate Heart Was 1A .
Patagonia Union
San Manuel Jr./Sr. Was 1A Maricopa.
San Simon
St. David
The Gregory School Was 1A .
Valley Union

1A - Central West (10 teams)

Team Changes
Ash Fork Was 1A .
Bagdad
Basis Flagstaff Was 1A .
El Capitan Was 1A North East.
Fredonia Was 1A North East.
Mayer Was 1A .
Mohave Accelerated Was 2A Central West. Moved to 1A by appeal
Salome
Seligman Was 1A .
Williams Was 1A .

1A - Maricopa (6 teams)

Team Changes
Anthem Prep Was 1A Central West.
Cicero Prep
Leading Edge Academy - Gilbert
Lincoln Prep
North Valley Christian Was 1A Central West.
Tempe Prep Was 2A Maricopa. Moved to 1A by appeal

1A - North East (6 teams)

Team Changes
Fort Thomas Was 1A Tucson South.
Joseph City Was 1A .
Mogollon Was 1A .
Ray Was 1A Maricopa.
St. Michael Moved to NEAZ Small Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Superior Jr./Sr. Was 1A Maricopa.

NEAZ (9 teams)

NEAZ - Large Schools (5 teams)

Team Changes
Alchesay Was 3A East. Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Ganado Was 2A . Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Monument Valley Was 3A . Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Tuba City Was 3A . Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Window Rock Was 3A . Moved to NEAZ Large Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)

NEAZ - Small Schools (4 teams)

Team Changes
Many Farms Was 2A . Moved to NEAZ Small Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Red Mesa Was 1A North East. Moved to NEAZ Small Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Red Valley-Cove Was 1A North East. Moved to NEAZ Small Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)
Shonto Prep Was 1A North East. Moved to NEAZ Small Schools by conference (Created Northeast AZ Region)