NSAA Girls State Basketball Championship

Important: Clear Bag Policy & Face Coverings Required At All Times

Mar 2 - 6, 2021
  • Dates Mar 2 - 6, 2021
  • Location Pinnacle Bank Arena
  • Tickets Fans can purchase online tickets only through NSAA GoFan Ticketing Page

    $7 — Adults Per Session
    $5 — Students K-12 Per Session
    FREE — Kids Not Yet In Kindergarten

    $25 — All-Day Pass (good for multiple entries on a single day)
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  • Public Parking

    $5 — Premium Parking Garage

    *Additional parking available in the Festival Parking Lot (located on the east side of Haymarket Park/Breslow Ice Complex)
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About The Event

**NEW THIS YEAR: There are 1-game sessions on March 2-5 and 2-game sessions on March 6. The venue will be cleared after each session.

Tuesday, March 2
Session 1: 
9:00 am - Class B Norris vs. Bennington
Session 2: 11:15 am - Class B Omaha Skutt vs. York
Session 3: 1:30 pm - Class A Pius X vs. Millard North
Session 4: 4:00 pm - Class A Lincoln SW vs. Omaha Central
Session 5: 6:15 pm - Class A Millard South vs. Lincoln East
Session 6: 8:30 pm - Class A Fremont vs. North Platte

Wednesday, March 3
Session 7: 
9:00 am - Class B Elkhorn North vs. Gross
Session 8: 11:15 am - Class B Crete vs. Scottsbluff
Session 9: 1:30 pm - Class C1 GICC vs. Winnebago
Session 10: 4:00 pm - Class C1 Broken Bow vs. North Bend
Session 11: 6:15 pm - Class C1 Lincoln Lutheran vs. Sidney
Session 12: 8:30 pm - Class C1 Hastings SC vs. Syracuse

Thursday, March 4
Session 13: 
9:00 am - Class D2
Session 14: 11:15 am - Class D2
Session 15: 1:30 pm - Class D1
Session 16: 4:00 pm - Class D1
Session 17: 6:15 pm - Class C2
Session 18: 8:30 pm - Class C2

Friday, March 5
Session 19: 
9:00 am - Class D2
Session 20: 11:15 am - Class D2
Session 21: 1:30 pm - Class D1
Session 22: 4:00 pm - Class D1
Session 23: 6:15 pm - Class C2
Session 24: 8:30 pm - Class C2

Saturday, March 6
Session 25: 

9:00 am - Class D1
10:45 am - Class C1
Session 26: 
2:00 pm - Class B
3:45 pm - Class D2
Session 27: 
7:00 pm - Class A
8:45 pm - Class C2

Event Dates

More Information

  • Doors
    Doors open 60 minutes before first game of the day.
  • How To Purchase

    **NEW THIS YEAR: There are 1-game sessions on March 2-5 and 2-game sessions on March 6. The venue will be cleared after each session. Fans can purchase online tickets only through NSAA GoFan Ticketing Page here, when they become available as brackets are released. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT PINNACLE BANK ARENA.

    -Tickets must be redeemed through the GoFan App or Email when arriving at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
    -NOT Validate your ticket(s) until you are at the gate at Pinnacle Bank Arena. You must validate your ticket(s) in front of the Gate Attendant.
    -Tickets are session-specific. Make sure you buy for the correct game.
    -For technical issues with tickets, please contact GoFan Customer Support, [email protected]. For questions regarding tickets, please contact Megan Huber, [email protected].

  • Event Policies

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    All attendees will need a face covering. Face coverings must be worn throughout the event covering the mouth and nose. Please bring your own face covering.

    Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the venue.

    The venue will be cleared after EACH SESSION and cleaned and sanitized. Dedicated cleaning staff will be responsible for high touchpoints including handrails and restrooms. IMPORTANT: Please note there are 1-game sessions on March 2-5 and 2-game sessions on March 6.

    Staff will be subject to undergo health screenings. All staff will be wearing face coverings.

    Students and fans may enter the arena through the main doors and will be directed to exit via Southeast Stair Tower, via the Northeast Main Concourse Lobby. Persons with mobility issues, please ask an event staff person for assistance in leaving the arena.

    Students and fans are expected to sit in designated seats and sections and adhere to physical distancing requirements. The 200 and 300 levels of PBA will be open. Ushers will help fans find a seat.

    Pre-wrapped or packaged concessions items, individual packet condiments, and packaged utensils along with sealed-container beverages will be available.   

    Pinnacle Bank Arena is a CLEAR BAG POLICY venue. CLEAR BAGS and small clutch-sized purses are only allowed at entry. To view clear bag policy and list of prohibited items, visit http://bit.ly/PBApolicy.

    For your safety, once a person exits Pinnacle Bank Arena, re-entry is strictly prohibited.

    Small cameras will be allowed into the venue for state basketball. "Pro Rigged" cameras with detachable lenses, iPads, tablets, computers are not allowed,

    No outside food or beverage brought into the venue. 

    No water bottles brought into the venue. 

    No weapons including pocket knives or tasers. Those items will not be permitted in the doors.

    ADDITIONAL RESTRICTED ITEMSStrollers, car seats, child booster seats, selfie sticks, iPads, laptops and signs larger than 11x17 are not allowed.

    For close and affordable parking, use the Premium Parking Garage (handicap accessible) on the southwest side of the arena for only $5. Additional parking is available in the Festival Lot (to the south of Haymarket Park).

    *Important:  Plans are subject to change pending COVID-19 developments and the directives from the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Departments. If you do not feel well, if you have a fever or if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, do not attend the NSAA Basketball Championships.

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  • Special Accommodations

    For special accommodations, please call Olivia Wilson, 402.904.5641 or email [email protected].