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AR PBS Sports – 2021 High School Baseball and Softball State Championships

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Ready to play ball? Tune in for the 2021 Arkansas Activities Association High School Baseball and Softball State Championships on AR PBS Sports!


From May 20-22, we’ll be broadcasting the 2021 1A-6A high school state finals from the Benton Schools Athletic Complex in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association. For anyone who chooses to watch away from the crowds, AR PBS Sports will be available on local, over-the-air channels, on cable and on satellite on AR PBS-1, our primary channel. Find all the ways you can tune in at, and see which over-the-air channel serves you at Games will also be available through the Engage Arkansas PBS app and PBS Video app on mobile or streaming devices.


So, when should you be watching to cheer on your favorite teams? The Arkansas Activities Association will determine the final schedule in partnership with schools following the conference semi-finals, and we’ll share live broadcasts at the following times:


·        Game 1, softball – Thursday, May 20, at 10 a.m.

·        Game 2, baseball – Thursday, May 20, at 1 p.m.

·        Game 3, softball – Thursday, May 20, at 4 p.m.

·        Game 4, baseball – Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m.

·        Game 5, baseball – Friday, May 21, at 10 a.m.

·        Game 6, softball – Friday, May 21, at 1 p.m.

·        Game 7, baseball – Friday, May 21, at 4 p.m.

·        Game 8, softball – Friday, May 21, 7 p.m.

·        Game 9, softball – Saturday, May 22, at 10 a.m.

·        Game 10, baseball – Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m.

·        Game 11, softball – Saturday, May 22, at 4 p.m.

·        Game 12, baseball – Saturday, May 22, at 7 p.m.


That won’t be the last chance you have to see the games with us, though! In the week following the finals, baseball and softball games will be available to watch at, so that you – along with coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others – can watch at your convenience. We’ll also have photos from the Arkansas high school baseball and softball state championship games available at


Looking for even more ballpark fun? During the AR PBS Sports Baseball and Softball State Finals, both our viewers and game attendees may sign up to receive Arkansas PBS newsletters at to be entered to win Ken Burns’ landmark series “Baseball” on DVD. At the conclusion of the games, 12 winners who signed up May 20-22 will be randomly drawn to receive the documentary collection.




May 20-22, 2021


“AR PBS Sports: Baseball and Softball” starting at 10 a.m. each day




AR PBS Sports