AR PBS Sports, the new 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 and softball for classifications 1A-7A. 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 possible scholarships.
Attending the games in person? Visit the Arkansas PBS KIDS Zone, presented in partnership with Benton Schools, for the opportunity to meet Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Cat in the Hat and Curious George! Activities will include a dance area, face painting, games, coloring and activity books and more.
Watch the games on Arkansas PBS's main channel.
The most up-to-date programming schedule is available at myarpbs.org/schedule.
In the week following the finals, games will be available online at AR PBS Sports, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience. Games will also be viewable at youtube.com/arkansaspbs and through the PBS app on mobile or streaming devices.
The Arkansas high school baseball and softball state finals will air live on AR PBS Sports at the following times:
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AR PBS Sports is generously supported by the following businesses that believe in the important role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults. They also support participation, sportsmanship and achievement for the good of players, parents and fans across the state.
The Arkansas Activities Association is the statewide governing body for athletics and activities in Arkansas. The AAA's mission is to promote the value of participation in interscholastic activities in the AAA member schools and to provide services to the schools in a fair and impartial manner while assisting and supporting their efforts to develop thinking, productive and prepared individuals as they become positive, contributing citizens modeling the democratic principles of our state and nation.
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