Congratulations to Coaches Lilly and Potts and the Xavier Girls’ Basketball Team for their 62-55 victory over Central Dewitt and advancing to the semi-finals in this year’s Class 4A Girls State Basketball Tournament! The game will be on Thursday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m. against Dallas Center-Grimes. State tournament games are being played at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The championship game for the 4A schools will be Saturday, March 5th at 2:30 p.m.
Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the following plans and guidelines:
The game starts at 5:00 P.M.
Thursday will be a Spirit Day.
Classes will remain in session for those not attending the game. Those who would like to attend and support the team, are encouraged to do so. Dismissal for those attending the game is 1:20 p.m. (end of 3rd block). These students are expected to attend their classes through the end of third block. Parents dismissing their student can contact the office by using the planned absence online form, via phone, or email. Please submit the online form by Wednesday 3:00 p.m.. An email will be sent confirming the form submission.
UPDATE: For students not attending the game/dismissing at 1:20 p.m., school will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. to give teachers/staff an opportunity to attend the game.
IF WE ARE PLAYING IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Game time is 2:30 P.M.
All tickets are general admission and entitle the holder to sit anywhere in the 100 level (8,000 seats) or 300 level (6,000 seats). General Admission tickets are $10 each. Wells Fargo Arena does not accept checks. Advance tickets are available for purchase either at the Wells Fargo Arena Box Office, by telephone at 866-553- 2457, or through the Wells Fargo Arena website (www.iowaeventscenter.com).
All spectators kindergarten and older must purchase a ticket. Children not yet in school will NOT require a ticket. Cost is $10 per session. Doors will open 60 minutes prior to tip-off of the first game of each session. Fans will be allowed to leave and re-enter during the same session, but they must get stamped prior to leaving the building. Stamp tables will be located at the north and south ends of the concourse.
The Xavier community has worked hard to build a rich tradition of sportsmanship and school pride. We fully expect that our fans will continue to exhibit those qualities.
As a reminder: signs, banners, Fat Heads, hoops, balloons etc. are not allowed. The use of artificial noisemakers (cowbells, thunder sticks, etc...) is prohibited.
If you have questions about anything not addressed in the above information, please call the Activities Office. Thanks in advance for your cooperation with these guidelines and for your support of Xavier activities!