AR PBS Sports - Basketball

01 Mar 2024 in

Twenty-four schools are hungry for a state championship, and AR PBS Sports, in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association, is ready to bring the high school basketball state championship games into your home! We’re presenting the state finals LIVE from Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs so families and fans across Arkansas can join in the celebration from the comfort of home, whether on TV, at or in the PBS App.

The current schedule of the Arkansas high school state finals, which will air live on AR PBS Sports, will feature the following Class 1A through 6A games:

  • 3A girls – Bergman vs. Salem - Thursday, March 7, at noon.
  • 3A boys – Bergman vs. Central Arkansas Christian - Thursday, March 7, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 4A girls – Farmington vs. Morrilton - Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m.
  • 4A boys – Farmington vs. Little Rock Christian - Thursday, March 7, at 7:45 p.m.
  • 5A girls – Greenwood vs. Vilonia - Friday, March 8, at noon.
  • 5A boys – Benton vs. Pine Bluff - Friday, March 8, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 6A girls – Little Rock Central vs. Conway - Friday, March 8, at 6 p.m.
  • 6A boys – Little Rock Central vs. Bryant - Friday, March 8, at 7:45 p.m.
  • 1A girls – Mammoth Spring vs. Norfork - Saturday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m.
  • 1A boys – Nevada vs. Marked Tree - Saturday, March 9, at 1:15 p.m.
  • 2A girlsMt. Vernon-Enola vs. Mansfield - Saturday, March 9, at 6 p.m.
  • 2A boysEast Poinsett County vs. Marshall - Saturday, March 9, at 7:45 p.m.

We’re proud to partner with the Arkansas Activities Association again this year to provide a way for all fans to join us, and cheer on their favorite teams! You’ll be able to watch with us on our primary channel, AR PBS-1, over-the-air, on cable and on satellite. (Learn more about what Arkansas PBS channel serves your region here, and see what channels we are available with local cable and satellite companies here.)

But, that’s not the only way to find your favorite team. You can also watch at or in the PBS App. Plus, beginning the week after each broadcast, championships will be available to watch on demand at

Learn more at

Hoping for even more ways to connect with all the action? You can download professional pictures from the state finals matchups at You can also get free AR PBS Sports updates when you sign up for our newsletter here.

Arkansas high school state finals games are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at

“AR PBS Sports” is the home for high school state championships in Arkansas and recognizes the vital role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults while connecting families statewide by featuring hometown athletes competing in the biggest games of the season. In partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association, Arkansas PBS presents high school championship activities for football (including 8-man), basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball for classifications 7A-1A. In addition to creating viewing opportunities for those who may not be able to attend the games, AR PBS Sports enables talented young athletes to connect with college recruiters and potential scholarships.

An up-to-date schedule with options for email reminders and calendar syncing is available here.

Arkansas Activities Association