When does 8th grade basketball season start in Illinois?
For the 92nd consecutive year, the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) will crown state basketball champions when the 8th grade boys tip-off their tournaments at four different sites this Saturday, February 12. Competition in the Class 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A State Final Tournaments begins Saturday and concludes Thursday, February 17.
How are assistant coaches selected for state tournaments?
Note: Year is based on calendar year the state tournament is held. If the same coach is the top vote getter and wins the regular season, then the coach who finished second in the voting will be the assistant.
How are student-athletes selected as the top athletes?
For this honor, student-athletes are chosen as the top athletes in their team sport by the opposing coaches. This is initiated by each coach nominating players from their team.
How are student athletes chosen?
For this honor, student-athletes are chosen as the top athletes in their team sport by the opposing coaches. This is initiated by each coach nominating players from their team. A ballot is then sent to all coaches to vote for the best players, but coaches are not allowed to vote for players from their team. Ballot results remain private so each …
What is all tournament recognition?
All-tournament recognition where each coach picks one or more players from his or her team based on the their performance (s) at the post-season tournament for their sport. Unlike all-conference, this is not based on the regular season.
Can coaches choose players from their own team?
Coaches will still not vote for player (s) from their own team, but they may vote from only from the list of players provided. Coaches may not choose players from his or her team. If coaches do not return their ballot, by an allotted time, players from their team will be ineligible.