Fourteen schools have eyes on a state championship and AR PBS Sports, along with the Arkansas Activities Association, is excited to bring the high school football state championship games into your home! We’re sharing live broadcasts of the state finals from War Memorial Stadium so that families and fans across The Natural State can enjoy the celebration from the comfort of your couch!
The current schedule of the Arkansas high school state finals, which will air live on AR PBS Sports, will feature the following 8-man through 7A games.
8-man - Rector vs. Izard County: Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m.
2A - Carlisle vs. Hazen: Friday, Dec. 2, at noon.
7A - Bryant vs. Bentonville: Friday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m.
5A - Parkview vs. Shiloh Christian: Saturday, Dec. 3, at noon.
6A - Greenwood vs. Pulaski Academy: Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.
The remaining high school football state finals will air live on AR PBS Sports at the following times:
4A - Harding Academy vs. Malvern, Saturday, Dec. 10, at noon
3A - Booneville vs. Charleston, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Throughout the state finals, AR PBS Sports will present profiles of outstanding student athletes from each division, as well as other special segments featuring: No. 1 Arkansas Razorbacks fan Canaan Sandy; the Salt Bowl; the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame; as well as “Be Pro Be Proud: Path to Success - Building Tomorrow’s Workforce” segments, highlighting different workforce industries.
We’re proud to partner with Arkansas Activities Association again this year to provide a safe 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 AR PBS channel serves your region here, and see what channels we’re available on with local cable and satellite companies here.)
But that’s not the only way to tune in! You can also watch via smart TVs and devices on the PBS Video App. Plus, beginning the week after each broadcasts, championships will be available to watch online at youtube.com/ArkansasPBS and myarpbs.org/sports.
See more at myarpbs.org/waystowatch.
Hoping for even more ways to connect with all of the action? You can download pictures from the state finals matchups at myarpbs.org/photos. You can also get free AR PBS Sports updates when you sign up for our newsletter here.
Arkansas high school state final games are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at 1037thebuzz.com/football.
“AR PBS Sports,” created in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association, is the home for high school state championships in Arkansas, 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. Under contract with the Arkansas Activities Association, Arkansas PBS will broadcast high school championship activities for football, basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball for classifications 7A-1A, including 8-man football. 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 at myarkansaspbs.org/schedule. The 4A and 3A matchups for games will be announced after semi-final results have been determined.