Tournament Alignments

2022 and 2023 Spring Alignments

2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Winter Alignments

Boys – Alpine Ski (updated 2/1/22)
Girls – Alpine Ski (updated 2/1/22)
Boys – Basketball (updated 12/7/21)
Girls – Basketball (updated 1/24/22)
Girls Gymnastics
Boys Gymnastics
Boys – Ice Hockey (updated 12/15/21)
Girls – Ice Hockey (updated 12/1/21)
Indoor Track (updated 1/19/22)
Boys – Nordic Ski (updated 2/1/22)
Girls – Nordic Ski (updated 2/1/22)
Boys – Swim/Dive (updated 2/9/22)
Girls – Swim/Dive (updated 2/9/22)
Wrestling (Updated 1/24/22)

2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Fall Alignments

Cross Country – Updated 12/1/21
***Cross Country – Waves Link
Fall Golf – Updated 10/13/21
Field Hockey – updated 10/4/21
Football – updated 12/8/21
Soccer – Boys – Updated 12/1/21
Soccer – Girls – Updated 1/6/22
Swimming/Diving – Fall Girls
Swimming/Diving – Fall Boys
Volleyball – Fall Girls – Updated 12/1/21

2023-2024 thru 2024-2025 Tournament Alignments

Competitive Equity Modifier (CEM)

October 1, 2021 Enrollment Data

Two-Year Alignment Process for 2021-2022 thru 2022-2023


  • Sport Committees develop alignment modifications to become effective for the next alignment cycle
  • Sport Committee Chairs will present alignment proposals to the Tournament Management Committee (TMC)
  • Alignment proposals will be voted on by the TMC



  • Alignment proposals are released
  • Schools may send an appeal request form to the MIAA Office
  • The MIAA TMC Liaison will receive all appeal request form
    1. If the request is to move up a division(s), the request will be granted by the MIAA TMC Liaison
    2. If the request is to move down a division(s), the request will be reviewed by the MIAA TMC Liaison, TMC Chair, and Sport Committee Chair. The request will be approved or denied based on the divisional appeal criteria set forth by the TMC
    3. If an appeal request form is denied, schools may make an in person appeal to the appeal committee


Appeal Committee

  • The appeal committee will hear in-person appeals that were initially rejected based on the alignment criteria. All alignment committee decisions will be final.
  • Members of the committees (fall/winter/spring) will include:
    1. One (1) preselected Chair from the TMC
    2. Three (3) TMC members – regional representation from across the state
    3. One (1) representative from each sport committee that is being discussed


CLICK HERE for a printable (PDF) version of the process.

Enrollment Data for 2021-22 and 2022-23 Alignment Cycle

CLICK HERE for Member School Enrollment Data (Enrollment data collected in October 2019)