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I believe there are only two football teams in each 3A division at the state championships.
You should consider 8 teams for State Football between the two divisions. The third from end round traditional gets called a state quarter final round.
Bands also have to go head to head with more people more times than Football does. They play 5 teams to make round 1, 6 to make round 2, 7 to make round 3, etc. We generally have 20+ for round 2, 10 for round 3, then that 22 for round 4, and 10 for round 5. (We actually 31 at Area Prelims) They have to worry about less opponents. (I will grant we're not beating the snot out of each other physically)