Classification
TMSAA Basketball is divided into 3 classifications - A, AA, & AAA. Click here to find classification lists.

Sectional Brackets

Sectional basketball tournaments must be completed by Saturday, February 8, 2020. The winner of each sectional tournament will advance to the state championships. Please email your sectional bracket with team names and game times to Emily Crowell at ecrowell@tssaa.org as soon as your teams are known and then continue to send updates as teams advance. We should receive an email from you on February 8 notifying us which teams have advanced to the state championships. We will post your bracket and any other relevant information for your sectional here.

Admission & Finances
The admission price per day for the sectional tournament is set by the TMSAA office at the following amounts:
$6 – high school age students & adults
$5 – K-8th grade students (children younger than kindergarten are free of charge)

The TSSAA Championship Event card and the TACA card (presented with ID that matches name on card) are the only passes that should be accepted for entry. Each admits one only. The TSSAA ID and TMSAA ID cards are for regular season events only and should not be accepted.

You will be required to submit a Financial Report for your sectional via your TSSAA Portal account. We will send more detailed instructions for how to submit this in late January, but you will find the report under Forms > New Form > Postseason Tournament Financial Reports. TMSAA will receive 18% of gate receipts. Expenses, including officials’ payments, must be paid from the remaining gate receipts and then any leftover amount is to be divided among the participating schools.

Host schools may retain all money from concessions and parking, should they choose to charge for it. Parking fees should not exceed $5 per vehicle per day. Host schools may also handle negotiations with a t-shirt vendor. In order to use the TMSAA logo, schools should contract with Eagle Sportz by calling Vicki Smith at (770) 607-6611 or emailing vicki@eaglesportz.com.

Officials
3-person crews will be required for the semifinal and championship games only, however we encourage the use of 3-person crews whenever possible. Officials must be paid by the tournament director from the gate receipts.

Game Ball
Wilson is the official ball sponsor of TMSAA. Sectional tournaments must use the official Wilson game ball and hang provided Wilson signage in the gymnasium for the duration of the tournament. We will mail you the Wilson signage and email you Wilson PA announcements that must be read during your tournament, as well as a Wilson program ad that must be used if your sectional chooses to sell tournament programs.

Boys’NCAA® OFFICIAL GAME BALL
WTB0700: Official Size
Girls’NCAA® OFFICIAL GAME
WTB0701: 28.5 Size



Awards
TMSAA provides the following awards for Class A, AA, & AAA Girls’ & Boys’ Sectional Basketball:
Champion Team Trophy
Runner-Up Team Trophy

Should you wish to order additional trophies or medals for your Sectional tournament, please complete this form and email to the address provided. Please give ample notice for ordering, especially if you are ordering team medals.

State Championship Information

Information about the TMSAA Basketball State Championships on February 14-15, 2020 in Rutherford County can be found here.