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February 23, 2023

Jaguar Girls Basketball State Tournament Information

Congratulations to our Jaguar Girls Basketball Team!  The information listed below are the expectations for students who would like to attend to cheer on our Jags at the 2023 State Tournament.

Parents/Guardians: If you will be giving your student permission to attend, please contact the front office to excuse your student.  For ACHS students, you can either call 515-965-9610 or send an email to  For NV students you can either call 515.965-9700 or send an email to .

This process will apply to all remaining potential State Basketball matches:

  • Monday, February 27th at 11:45am (Quarterfinals vs Waterloo West)
  • If we win Monday, we play Thursday, March 2nd at 10am (Semifinal vs TBD)
  • Friday, March 3rd State Championship is at 6pm (no student excusal as it is after school hours)

You will need to excuse your child for February 27 and March 2.*

As a reminder, IGHSAU and IHSAA sportsmanship guidelines and expectations are in place and will be enforced.  Prohibited Items include: flags, signs/banners, artificial noisemakers, inflatables, and masks/clothing that hides a face. 

A link to additional information from the IGHSAU State Tournament Central page is HERE.

Just a reminder that the State Tournament is downtown Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena (address below).  A clear bag policy is in effect at the Arena.  ACHS Administration advises all fans to leave bags at home or in a vehicle.  A seating map indicating the fan sections is attached to the end of this document.

All tickets will be sold online: Purchase Tickets 

Directions and Parking Info can be found HERE

Event Policies can be found HERE

Address for State Basketball:

Wells Fargo Arena

730 3rd Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Let’s rally together to support our student athletes. Go Jags!