FHSAA and RP Funding Center sign 2-year extension for HS basketball finals

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Florida High School Athletic Association and RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center) announced the signing of a two-year extension for the 2018 and 2019 Boys and Girls State Basketball Championships.

The state finals will now be held from Monday through Saturday and the format will remain the same with four-team single elimination tournaments conducted in each of the nine classifications for both the girls and boys events.

Currently undergoing $14 million in renovations, the RP Funding Center is home of the Lakeland Magic, the Orlando Magic’s NBA G-League team set to begin play in November.

The locked-in dates for the FHSAA State Championships are listed below for the next two years:

Year

Event

Date

Venue

2018

FHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships

Feb. 26-March 3

RP Funding Center

2018

FHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships

March 5-10

RP Funding Center

2019

FHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships

Feb. 25-March 2

RP Funding Center

2019

FHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships

March 4-9

RP Funding Center