The Grande Innovation Academy’s K-8th Grade Sports Program

Kara Allen
Kara AllenPhysical Education Teacher and Athletics Director


Welcome to our sports page. The Grande Innovation is proud to offer a variety of sports for our 5th-8th scholars. The sports offered, as well as their timelines, are listed below. We have awesome sponsors who help fund our athletic program, so please take a moment to check these amazing local businesses out.

For grades K-4, we offer the Owlsome Soccer League in the fall. This is an intramural league coached by the parents of our little Owls. Game days will always be on Saturdays and occur right here at GIA.

Kara Allen,
Athletics Director

Season One

August 1 – October 2

Boys Baseball
Girls Volleyball
Co-Ed Cross Country

Season Two

October 1 – December 11

Boys Volleyball

Season Three

December 13 – March 5

Flag Football
Girls Basketball

Season Four

March 7 – May 14

Co-Ed Soccer
Boys Basketball
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 Junior High Sports

The Canyon Athletics Association is a not-for-profit corporation created to provide competitive athletic competition for educational institutions. Please visit the Canyon Athletics Association for junior high game times, game locations, and upcoming events.

Our Proud Owl Sponsors


In gratitude to our sponsors, please click on the logos to learn more about our sponsors.

The Grande Innovation Academy offers a competitive sports program for our middle school scholars through the Canyon Athletic Association. We receive no funding for sports from the state. Please download our sponsor letter to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Sponsors help us pay for uniforms, equipment, league fees and helps offset the participation fees for our athletes.

Platinum Sponsors


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Casa Grande Valley Elks Lodge #1957 and Arizona Elks Association

Support Youth and their Achievements

(520) 836-9383

Gallo Construction
(520) 836-8899

VLO Construction

VLO Construction

General Contractor
ROC 347385

(480) 416-5651

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(520) 836-1717

Fruth Group Logo
(877) 272-0946

Cardinal Glass Logo
(520) 421-9670

Gold Sponsors


Healthmatch Advocacy

Healthmatch Advocacy

Carolyn Bennett BSN, RN, BCPA
Independent Advocate
(520) 836-7735

AZ Home Pros

Mindi Dawkins Realtor

Tri Valley Fire Equipment
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Owlbert Sponsors


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Vantage West Credit Union

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(520) 836-1971 Casa Grande
(602) 272-5551 Phoenix

Dulces Calavera

Dulces Calvera Homemade Custom Chamoy Dulce
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Mobility Plus of Casa Grande
(520) 788-2327
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Lopez Advanced Automotive

Lopez Advanced Automotive

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Epifini Landscaping
(520) 836.6776

Annie Mac

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Annie Mac Home Mortgage