The New Mexico Activities Association would like to advise the public of important information pertaining to the 2023 Nusenda Credit Union State Basketball Championships.

The Class A-5A brackets for boys and girls will be released via the NMAA Selection Show on Sunday at approximately 5 p.m. The show can be accessed directly from the main page of the NMAA website at

The first round of the tournament will be played on Friday, March 3, (Girls) and Saturday, March 4 (Boys) at the home sites of the higher seeded teams. 

 The quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be played March 7-11 in the Albuquerque metro area.  UNM’s The Pit will play host to the majority of the tournament, with all state championship finals being played on Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11. 

The Rio Rancho Events Center will host games March 7-9. Bernalillo High School will host games on March 8.

 The University of New Mexico will charge $50 for parking for all vehicles for games played at The Pit.  Parking is free at the Rio Rancho Events Center and Bernalillo High School.

 Due to heavy traffic and security protocols at The Pit and the Rio Rancho Events Center, it is recommended that spectators arrive early.  Additional details for the event are listed below.   

 Tickets for 1st Round:

Tickets can be purchased online only via GoFan (NO CASH SALES).


Adults: $10*

Students (K-12) / Seniors (65+) / Military: $5*

  *Ticket prices do not include transaction fees

 ***NMAA Tournament Passes provide access to 1st Round games and can be purchased directly from the NMAA office or by calling 505-923-3110

 Tickets for Quarterfinals-Finals:

Ticket prices vary during the quarters, semis, and finals vary depending on the facility.


Bernalillo High School**                        $5* Students (K-12) / Seniors (65+) / Military                        $10* Adults

  *Ticket prices do not include transaction fees

 **no cash sales – available online only via

___________________________________________________________Rio Rancho Events Center**            $5* Students (K-12) / Seniors (65+) / Military            $10* Adults

  *Ticket prices do not include transaction fees

 **no cash sales – available online only via


UNM – The Pit**                        $5* Students (K-12) / Seniors (65+) / Military                        $10* Adults                        $15* Reserved Seating (Chair Back)

*Ticket prices do not include transaction fees assessed by UNM

 **Tickets can be purchased by calling 505.925.LOBO or online at:

   NMAA Basketball Tickets for The Pit  

 NOTE – Single day tickets purchased via GoFan or UNM do not allow for re-entry privileges. Tournament passes provide access to all rounds/games, re-entry privileges throughout the tournament, and a reserved seat at The Pit.  These will be available for sale through noon on March 1.  For seating options and pricing for these special passes, contact the NMAA directly at (505) 923-3110.    

 Additional Facility Information:

  • The University of New Mexico will be charging $5 per vehicle for parking.  The Rio Rancho Events Center and Bernalillo HS will not charge for parking. 
  • Concession stands will be available (credit card only at UNM & RREC). 
  • Kukulski Brothers, Inc. is the exclusive State Championship Merchandise provider of the NMAA.  Souvenir items commemorating this exciting event can be purchased at any of the three tournament venues or by visiting

             Live Video Stream:

            Quarterfinals, Semifinals, & Finals –

              *subscriptions available for $10.99 (provides full month of access to live events)