NEWS AND INFORMATION

Welcome to the PIAA District III Website. Please note our web address:  www.piaadistrict3.org.
PIAA District III serves the athletic needs and administration of public and private high schools in the following counties:  Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York.

 

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DISTRICT 3 LAUNCHES NEW FAN PAGE (see blog post to the left). 

The new page will provide 24/7, real-time power rankings updates, results of contests and upcoming games or matches in each power-ranked sport.  Below is the link to the new Fan Page.  At the time of this posting, only girls tennis has contests listed; other fall sports will appear next week.  But feel free to go in and look around the page.

PIAA DISTRICT 3 2015-2016 FALL SPORTS FAN PAGE

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PIAA DISTRICT 3 WELCOMES ALL OF ITS STUDENTS BACK FOR THE 2015-2106 SCHOOL YEAR.  HERE’S WISHING EVERYONE A SAFE  AND PRODUCTIVE YEAR!

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The PIAA District III Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 8:30 a.m. at the PIAA Office, Mechanicsburg.

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PIAA DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK 2015-2016 CHAMPIONSHIPS
FALL SPORTS

COMPETITIVE SPIRIT
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK COMPETITIVE SPIRIT CHAMPIONSHIP – MEMO
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK COMPETITIVE SPIRIT CHAMPIONSHIP – ENTRY FORM
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, DEC. 12 AT CENTRAL DAUPHIN EAST HS (all divisions)

CROSS-COUNTRY
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, OCT. 31 AT BIG SPRING HS (boys and girls, all classes)

FIELD HOCKEY
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
Power ranking deadline:  Games played Wednesday, Oct. 21
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT TBA (CLASS AAA AND CLASS AA)

2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

FOOTBALL
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
Power ranking deadline:  Games played Saturday, Nov. 7
CLASS AA & CLASS A CHAMPIONSHIPS: FRIDAY, NOV. 27 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP:  FRIDAY, DEC. 4 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, DEC. 5 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM

2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

GOLF
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK GIRLS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK BOYS TEAM GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK BOYS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP:  TUESDAY, OCT. 6 AT BRIARWOOD GOLF CLUB, YORK
INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:  FRIDAY, OCT. 9 AND SATURDAY, OCT. 10 AT BRIARWOOD GOLF CLUB, YORK (BOYS AND GIRLS, CLASS AAA & CLASS AA)

SOCCER
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
Power ranking deadline:  Matches played Wednesday, Oct. 21
CLASS A GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:  THURSDAY, NOV. 5 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AA GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AAA GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS A BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AA BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP:  THURSDAY, NOV. 5 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
CLASS AAA BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM

2015-2016 DISTRICT 3M&T BANK CLASS AAA BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS A BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP

2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP

TENNIS, GIRLS
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK GIRLS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP – MEMO
TEAM
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA GIRLS TEAM TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA GIRLS TEAM TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
Power ranking deadline:  Matches played Wednesday, Oct. 7
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  THURSDAY, OCT. 22 AT HERSHEY RACQUET CLUB (CLASS AAA & CLASS AA)

SINGLES
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA GIRLS SINGLES TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA GIRLS SINGLES TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  MONDAY, OCT. 19 AT HERSHEY RACQUET CLUB (CLASS AAA & CLASS AA)

DOUBLES
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AAA GIRLS DOUBLES TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK CLASS AA GIRLS DOUBLES TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, OCT. 24 AT HERSHEY RACQUET CLUB (CLASS AAA & CLASS AA)

VOLLEYBALL, GIRLS
2015-2016 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS (brackets included)
Power ranking deadline:  Matches played Friday, Oct. 23
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, NOV. 7 AT DALLASTOWN AREA HS (CLASS AAA, CLASS AA & CLASS A)

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TICKET PRICES FOR PIAA DISTRICT III CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS ARE $6 FOR ADULTS AND $4 FOR STUDENTS.  CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SIX ARE ADMITTED FREE OF CHARGE.  CERTAIN SPORTS HAVE DIFFERENT PRICE STRUCTURES.  THOSE DIFFERENCES WILL BE POSTED ON THE DISTRICT III WEBSITE.

THE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP AT HERSHEYPARK ARENA IS $7 FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR STUDENTS.

ALL TICKETS ARE $6 FOR BASKETBALL GAMES AT GIANT CENTER

ALL TICKETS ARE $6 FOR THE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CUMBERLAND VALLEY

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PIAA MIXED GENDER POLICY

On June 19, 2014, the PIAA Board of Directors adopted a policy that addresses sports in which both genders participate.  The policy resulted in specific rules regarding boys playing on traditional girls’ sports teams.  The policy is linked below:

PIAA MIXED GENDER POLICY

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DISTRICT 3 and M&T BANK RENEW TITLE SPONSOR PARTNERSHIP FOR 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

PIAA District 3 and M&T Bank are pleased to continue M&T Bank’s sponsorship of the District 3 Championships.  M&T has committed to sponsorship of all of District 3’s championships in 16 sports in the 2015-2016 school year, exercising its final option year of the current contract.  The sponsorship, the first of its kind for District 3, has been in place since April 17, 2012.  Since then, both M&T Bank and District 3 have actively promoted the bank’s sponsorship of District 3 championship events. For the original press release from M&T Bank announcing details, click here.

M&T PHOTO 2014
District 3 and M&T Bank proudly continue their partnership granting M&T Bank title sponsorship of PIAA District 3 Championship events. This photo was taken following the announcement by M&T Bank on April 15, 2014, that the bank would continue its partnership with PIAA District 3 for the 2014-2015 school year. The announcement was made at Hershey Country Club.  M&T Bank has exercised its option to continue as title sponsor of District 3 Championship events for the 2015-2016 school year.  The principals involved were, from left, Doug Bohannon, District 3 vice chairman; John Burleson, commercial manager of M&T Bank’s Harrisburg region; Joe Crosswhite, regional president of M&T Bank’s Southeast Region; and Ron Kennedy, PIAA District 3 chairman.
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NEXT DISTRICT 3 COMMITTEE MEETING:   Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the PIAA Office, Mechanicsburg, 8:30 a.m.

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2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 POWER RATING EXPLANATION

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DISTRICT 3 MEDIA RIGHTS FEES

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DISTRICT 3 POLICY MANUAL

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