State Basketball information
Marty Nienstedt

Here's information regarding State Basketball directly from the KSHSAA

State Basketball Information Class 3A- Hutchinson

The KSHSAA would like to thank the community of Hutchinson for allowing us to host our state basketball tournament at the Sports Arena. Since our fans are guests of the facility we ask that all fans abide by the following guidelines.

-No Helium filled balloons or confetti of any type is permitted in the facility 

-Spectators are assigned seating locations according to a predetermined assignment made by the KSHSAA, not necessarily based on the seed of the team. Please observe these seating assignments. 

-No artificial noisemakers are allowed in the facility. -Signs may NOT be taped to the railings. Use string to attach signs. 

-No spirit props, balls, t-shirts or any other item may be thrown out to the crowd by spirit groups. 

-All fans are to abide by Rule 52 and display good Sportsmanship. -Fans must stay off the court after the conclusion of all games. 

-No coolers or outside food or drink are allowed in the facility. 

-Ticket gates open one hour before first game. Fans will buy tickets at the south main entrance. 

-Updated brackets are available by going to and clicking on the state tournament site, look for the icon – updated state brackets. 

-There is a $1 facility use fee charged on all tickets. Prices are $9.00 adults and $7 for students. Credit and debit cards are accepted. (Discover, Visa, Mastercard)