What happened to the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions?
The NJSIAA currently hosts a Tournament of Champions in basketball, lacrosse, tennis, girls volleyball, field hockey, bowling and softball. Those tournaments, where the group champions are seeded into a single bracket, will continue for this upcoming winter and spring seasons, but will no longer exist beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
What years were the NJ State Championships held in Burlington Township?
Burlington Township 1992 Newark Tech (N. 13th St.) March 14, 15 & 19,1989- 1st Tournament of Champions March 13,15 & 18, 1990– 2nd Tournament of Champions March 12,14 & 17,1991– 3rd Tournament ofChampions March 17, 19 & 22 1992– 4~ Tournament of Champions March 16-19 & 21, 1993– 5th Tournament of Champions
When was the first tournament of Champions in Newark NJ?
Haddonfield 1989 Newark Tech (N. 13th St.) Burlington Township 1992 Newark Tech (N. 13th St.) March 14, 15 & 19,1989- 1st Tournament of Champions March 13,15 & 18, 1990– 2nd Tournament of Champions March 12,14 & 17,1991– 3rd Tournament ofChampions March 17, 19 & 22 1992– 4~ Tournament of Champions
When was the tournament of Champions first held?
The Tournament of Champions was first introduced in 1980 in girls tennis and other sports have gradually adopted it in the four decades since. The most recent sport to add the tournament was softball in 2017.
Is New Jersey the only state that only has one state champion?
Currently, New Jersey is the only state that plays down to a single champion in any sport. That won’t be the case anymore next year.
Will the NJSIAA eliminate the TOC?
The NJSIAA’s Executive Committee voted 33-4 with two abstentions Wednesday in favor of eliminating the ToC, which allows some high school sports to play down to one champion, beginning with the 2022-23 school year.
When will the NJSIAA’s new calendar change?
The passing of this proposal remains in-step with the revamped calendar that will shorten seasons and also takes effect in 2022-23, an item that was high-priority for NJSIAA Executive Director Colleen Maguire once she became the association’s top official in 2020.