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

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2014-2015 PIAA DISTRICT III CALENDAR

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PIAA DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK 2014-2015 CHAMPIONSHIPS
WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS

BASKETBALL

2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – SCHEDULE
POWER RANKING DEADLINE:  THURSDAY, FEB. 5
CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN:  FRIDAY, FEB. 13 (preliminary round)
FIRST ROUND:  TUESDAY, FEB. 17 & WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18
QUARTERFINALS:  FRIDAY, FEB. 20 & SATURDAY, FEB. 21
SEMIFINALS AND QUARTERFINAL LOSERS:  MONDAY, FEB. 23; TUESDAY,                                                  FEB. 24;  WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25
PLACE GAMES:  THURSDAY, FEB. 26
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES:  THURSDAY, FEB. 26 (A girls, AA girls, AAA boys)
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES:  FRIDAY, FEB. 27 (A boys, AA boys, AAAA girls)
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES:  SATURDAY, FEB. 28 (AAA girls, AAAA boys)
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BOWLING

2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, FEB. 28, AT HIESTER’S LANES, READING
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SWIMMING & DIVING

2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS – TIME SCHEDULE
2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS – NON-SWIM SCHOOL GUIDELINES
NON-SWIM SCHOOL ENTRY FORM
CLASS AA DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP:  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AT BIG SPRING HS
CLASS AAA DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP:  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT GOVERNOR MIFFLIN IS
SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS:  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27 & SATURDAY, FEB. 28 AT CUMBERLAND VALLEY HS
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WRESTLING

2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK TEAM WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
POWER RANKING DEADLINE:  SATURDAY, JAN. 24
CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN:  TUESDAY, JAN. 27 (first round and quarterfinal matches)
CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN:  WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28 (quarterfinal and semifinal matches)
CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS & WRESTLEBACKS:  THURSDAY, JAN. 29 AT SPRING GROVE AREA HS
CHAMPIONSHIPS:  SATURDAY, JAN. 31 AT SPARTAN CENTER, MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL
PLACE MATCHES FOR CLASS AAA & CLASS AA WILL ALSO BE WRESTLED ON JAN. 31 AT SPARTAN CENTER

DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS – TIMELINE

2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS – SECTION ALIGNMENTS
DETAILS FOR THE SECTION WRESTLING TOURNAMENTS WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

INFORMATION FOR THE 2014-2015 DISTRICT 3 M&T BANK TRADITIONAL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

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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 IS $7 FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR STUDENTS.

ALL TICKETS ARE $6 FOR BASKETBALL GAMES AT GIANT CENTER.- – -

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 2014-2015 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 2014-2015 school year.  The agreement has two remaining option years. 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.  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:   Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at PIAA Office, Mechanicsburg, 8:30 a.m.

For the remaining 2014-2015 schedule of District 3 Committee meetings and minutes of past meetings, please click here

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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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PREVIOUS CHAMPIONSHIPS

(DISTRICT 3 IS RESTORING THE CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE)

2014-2015 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2013-2014 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2012-2013 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2011-2012 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2010-2011 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2009-2010 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2008-2009 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2007-2008 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2006-2007 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2005-2006 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2004-2005 CHAMPIONSHIPS
2003-2004 CHAMPIONSHIPS