Recommended Guidelines for Return to Activity

AIA's Executive Board has endorsed guidelines for the return to sport and activity for competition.

Return to Activity Guidelines

2022 - 2024 Football Alignments

6A (35 teams)

Regions have not been released

Team Changes
Basha
Boulder Creek
Brophy Prep
Casteel
Centennial
Cesar Chavez
Chandler
Chaparral
Cibola
Corona del Sol
Desert Ridge
Desert Vista
Dobson
Hamilton
Highland
Liberty
Mesa
Mountain Pointe
Mountain Ridge
Mountain View, Mesa
North
Perry
Pinnacle
Queen Creek
Red Mountain
Saguaro Moved to 6A by AIA
Salpointe Catholic Moved to 6A by AIA
Sandra Day O'Connor
Shadow Ridge
Tolleson Union
Trevor G. Browne
Valley Vista
Westview
Westwood
Williams Field

5A (47 teams)

5A - Desert West (5 teams)

Team Changes
Cactus Moved to 5A by AIA
Desert Edge
Millennium
Sunrise Mountain
Verrado

5A - Northwest (6 teams)

Team Changes
Agua Fria
Apollo
Barry Goldwater
Canyon View
Ironwood
Willow Canyon

5A - Central Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Copper Canyon Moved to 5A by AIA
La Joya Community Was 6A Central Valley. Moved to 5A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
North Canyon
Paradise Valley
Raymond S. Kellis
West Point

5A - Northeast Valley (6 teams)

Team Changes
Cactus Shadows
Desert Mountain
Gilbert
Notre Dame Prep
Skyline Moved to 5A by AIA
Sunnyslope

5A - Metro (6 teams)

Team Changes
Betty H. Fairfax
Camelback
Central
Maricopa
McClintock
South Mountain

5A - San Tan (6 teams)

Team Changes
ALA - QC Moved to 5A by AIA
Campo Verde
Casa Grande Moved to 5A by AIA
Higley Was 6A San Tan. Moved to 5A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
Horizon
Mesquite Moved to 5A by AIA

5A - Sonoran (6 teams)

Team Changes
Cholla
Flowing Wells
Marana
Nogales
Rincon/University
Sunnyside

5A - Southern (6 teams)

Team Changes
Buena
Cienega
Desert View
Ironwood Ridge
Mountain View Marana
Tucson Moved to 5A by AIA

4A (49 teams)

Regions have not been released

Team Changes
ALA - Gilbert North Moved to 4A by AIA
AZ College Prep Was 3A . Moved to 4A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
Alhambra Moved to 4A by AIA
Amphitheater
Apache Junction
Arcadia
Benjamin Franklin
Bradshaw Mountain
Buckeye Union
Canyon Del Oro
Carl Hayden
Catalina Foothills
Coconino
Combs
Deer Valley
Douglas
Empire
Estrella Foothills
Flagstaff
Gila Ridge
Glendale
Greenway
Independence Moved to 4A by AIA
Kofa Moved to 4A by AIA
Lake Havasu
Lee Williams
Marcos de Niza
Maryvale Moved to 4A by AIA
Mica Mountain
Mingus Union
Moon Valley
Northwest Christian
Peoria
Poston Butte
Prescott
Pueblo
Rio Rico Was 3A . Moved to 3A by AIA. Moved to 4A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
Sahuarita Was 3A . Moved to 4A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
Sahuaro
Seton Catholic Prep
Sierra Linda
Snowflake Moved to 4A by AIA
St. Mary's
Thunderbird
Vista Grande
Walden Grove
Washington
Youngker
Yuma Catholic Moved to 4A by AIA

3A (38 teams)

3A - Northeast (8 teams)

Team Changes
Blue Ridge
Ganado
Monument Valley
Page
Round Valley
Show Low
Window Rock
Winslow

3A - Metro East (6 teams)

Team Changes
Arizona Lutheran Moved to 3A by AIA
Fountain Hills
Payson
Phoenix Christian
Tempe Moved to 3A by AIA
Valley Christian

3A - South (6 teams)

Team Changes
Benson Moved to 3A by AIA
Palo Verde Magnet Was 4A South. Moved to 3A by appeal (Successful AIA Executive Board Appeal)
Pusch Ridge
Sabino
Safford
Thatcher

3A - Central (5 teams)

Team Changes
ALA - Ironwood
Coolidge
Eastmark
Florence
San Tan Foothills

3A - West (7 teams)

Team Changes
Chino Valley
Kingman
Mohave
Parker Moved to 3A by AIA
River Valley
Wickenburg
Yuma Moved to 3A by AIA

3A - Metro West (6 teams)

Team Changes
ALA - West Foothills
Bourgade Catholic
Dysart
Odyssey Institute
Paradise Honors
Shadow Mountain Moved to 3A by AIA

2A (49 teams)

Regions have not been released

Team Changes
Alchesay
Antelope Union
Arete Prep
Bisbee
Camp Verde
Catalina
Chandler Prep
Chinle Moved to 2A by AIA
Coronado Moved to 2A by AIA
Cortez Moved to 2A by AIA
Gilbert Christian
Glendale Prep
Globe
Greyhills Academy
Heritage Academy Laveen
Highland Prep
Holbrook
Hopi
Kingman Academy
Madison Highland
Many Farms
Miami
Morenci
Mountainside
NFL Yet HS and JH
North Pointe Prep
Pima
Pinon
Red Mesa
Rock Point
San Carlos
San Pasqual
San Tan Charter
Santa Cruz Valley
Santa Rita
Scottsdale Christian
Scottsdale Prep
Sequoia Pathway
St. John Paul II
St. Johns
Tanque Verde
Tombstone
Tonopah Valley
Trivium Prep
Tuba City Moved to 2A by AIA
Valley (Sanders)
Valley Lutheran
Veritas Prep
Willcox