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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CHAMPIONSHIP NOTE NO. 1:  Please note the date of the 2017-2018 District III M&T Bank Team Golf Championship has been changed.  The Team Golf Championship will be contested on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Briarwood Golf Club in York.  There will be a noon shotgun start.  The previous date was Tuesday, Oct. 3.

CHAMPIONSHIP NOTE NO. 2:  District III Competitive Spirit Chairman Greg Goldthorp, athletic director at Central Dauphin East, has confirmed that the 2017-2018 District III M&T Bank Competitive Spirit Championship will be held at CD East on Saturday, Dec. 9.  More details will be provided as the championship date draws closer.  The make-up date in case of inclement weather will be Saturday, Dec. 16.

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PIAA DISTRICT III AND THE PEYTON WALKER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

For details, visit our Peyton Walker Foundation Page. It is an extraordinary organization!

Julie Walker, founder of The Peyton Walker Foundation and mother of Peyton Walker, and District III chairman Ron Kennedy share a moment at the Foundation’s funderaiser, The Beat Goes On, in Hershey on Friday, Aug. 18. The Foundation is dedicated to checking hearts, protecting hearts and saving lives; District III is proud to partner with this incredible organization. Thank you, Julie!

 

District III Committee members attend the Peyton Walker Foundation fundraiser in Hershey on Friday, Aug. 18. From left, male parents representative Steve Lyons, District III vice-chairman Doug Bohannon, District III chairman Ron Kennedy, female parents representative Cathy Wreski, soccer chairman Fred Isopi and webmaster Rod Frisco. Great fun in support of a great cause: saving lives through heart screenings!

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The PIAA District III Committee will meet Sunday, Nov. 5, at Lower Dauphin HS, 9 a.m.  Click here for future District III Committee meeting dates and past Committee meeting minutes.

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2017-2018 DISTRICT III POWER RANKING MATHEMATICAL EXPLANATION
DISTRICT III POWER RANKINGS FAQ
2017-2018 PIAA DISTRICT III TEAM SPORTS QUALIFIERS

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PIAA DISTRICT III M&T BANK 2017-2018 FALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

CROSS-COUNTRY

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO

FIELD HOCKEY

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 1A FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

FOOTBALL
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – CLASSIFICATIONS

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 6A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 5A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 4A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 1A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

GOLF, BOYS AND GIRLS
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK BOYS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP – MEMO
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK GIRLS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP – MEMO
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK TEAM GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP – MEMO (UPDATED 9-7-17)

SOCCER, BOYS AND GIRLS
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 4A BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 1A BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 4A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 1A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

TENNIS, GIRLS
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK GIRLS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO

2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A GIRLS TEAM TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A GIRLS TEAM TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

VOLLEYBALL, GIRLS
2017-2108 DISTRICT III M&T BANK GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – MEMO

2017-2108 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 4A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2108 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 3A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2108 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 2A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET
2017-2018 DISTRICT III M&T BANK CLASS 1A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – BLANK BRACKET

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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.

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PIAA PITCH COUNT POLICY

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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 THROUGH 2020-2021 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 2016-2017 school year with annual option years through the 2020-2021 school year. The sponsorship 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 SIGNING

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 prior to the signing ceremony for the new contract at the District 3 Annual Meeting on April 19, 2016, at Hershey Country Club. The new contract takes effect for the 2016-2017 school year. The principals involved were, from left, Gail D’Angelo, M&T Bank’s Charitable Trust administrator; Joe Crosswhite, M&T Bank Regional Vice-President; Ron Kennedy, District 3 chairman; Steve Foreman, M&T Bank Group Vice-President and John Eyster, M&T Bank Administrative Vice-President.
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2017-2018 DISTRICT III POWER RANKINGS MATHEMATICAL EXPLANATION

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DISTRICT III MEDIA RIGHTS FEES (updated 7-1-17)

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