Requests for Contests - Open Dates

Please Note:  The GHSA advertises these contests as a courtesy for our member schools. However, these tournaments may not be approved or sanctioned by the GHSA. Member schools need to check the Sanctioned Events page to make sure a contest is sanctioned by the GHSA before participating in any event.


Pickens High School in Jasper, GA is looking for one boys team to complete its Holiday Classic December 28-30.  Each team receives three games. There is no entry fee and a hospitality room is provided for coaches.  Please e-mail Coach Brad Steinhauer at if interested or for more information.

Cherokee High School in Western NC is in search of one more girls to complete our field for the 4th annual Holidays on the hardwood tournament. The facility is one of the nicest in all of NC. There will be hotels deals and discounted meals. There is no entry fee and the dates will be Dec 21-23, 2015. Contact Chris Mintz email: or by phone 828-554-5056

South Gwinnett High School (Snellville, GA) is looking for one (1) Boys basketball team to play in our Louis Williams Thanksgiving Classic. The playing dates are November 27th and 28th, 2015. Please contact Jamal Basit at COACHBASIT@GMAIL.COM  or 770-736-4593.

Bardstown (Ky.) High  is hosting the Bardstown Holiday Classic on Dec. 19-22, 2015. We are looking for boys and girls teams to participate in this event.  Each team is guaranteed 3 games. We will give coaches gift, along with feeding your team after their games. We are a Class AA school. If interested please contact: John Wheat: or 270-403-7122; James Brewer: or 270-735-5994; or Amber Courtney: or 270-399-0200.

The Lovett School (Atlanta, GA) needs three Varsity Girls teams for a Thanksgiving tournament November 23-24, 2015. Contact Liz Kennedy at

The Seahawk Holiday Basketball Classic at Hilton Head Island High School in South Carolina will be on December 21,22,23.  This is a 16 team varsity tournament, with 8 boys teams and 8 girls teams. Entry fee is $800. With entry each team will receive 5 hotel rooms for 3 nights at the Hilton Head Omni Oceanfront Resort, 3 games guaranteed, 10 tournament weekend passes (value $20 each), and team t-shirts.  Awards will be distributed for champions, runner-ups, all tourney team, and sportsmanship. Please contact Ken Updike at

Bradley Central High Girls Basketball (Cleveland, TN) is looking to fill an eight team girls Holiday Inn Express Thanksgiving Tournament at Bradley this coming season.  The tournament will be held November 27th-29th, 2015 (with the possibility of not playing Sunday if that is an issue with interested teams).  Each team will be provided 4 complementary rooms by the Holiday Inn Express.  The tournament will include a bracket style playoff with each team guaranteed three games.  Any team interested please contact Coach Jason Reuter at 423-284-2135 or by email at

Upson Lee High School (Thomaston, GA) is looking for a scrimmage game for both boys and girls teams. You can contact boys coach Darrell Lockhart at or Coach Kevin Furtado at or you can call 478-461-4403.

West Ashley High (Charleston, SC) is hosting a 2-day triple-header on Dec. 21 and 22, 2015 for Varsity Boys and/or Girls. There is no entry fee.  For more information, call Ronnie DuPre 843-709-0600 or email

Childersburg High School (Childersburg, AL) is looking for three (3) Varsity Boys teams to complete the 8-team bracket for the Coosa River Christmas Classic on December 17-19, 2015. Each team will be guaranteed 3 games. Coaches and players will receive t-shirts. Coaches will enjoy a top-notch hospitality room. We are also looking for 3 JV Boys teams to complete a 4-team JV Bracket that will play on December 18-19. Please Contact Michael Phillips for more information. Email:

Gordon Lee High School (Chickamauga, GA) is looking for one more team to complete the field for the Battle of Chickamauga Holiday Tournament December 18-19, 2015. If interested please contact Alex Disbrow at or 423 838 5600.           

Sprayberry High School (Marietta, GA) is looking for  home and home basketball games for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. If interested, please email Coach Carver at

The Mount de Sales (Macon, GA) boys and girls basketball teams (Class A) are looking for games on Friday, Dec 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.  Please contact Coach Jim Massey at or (478) 751-3240 x173.

Carolina Forest in Myrtle Beach, SC has posted information on the SC League web site about The Panther Classic tournament December 21-23, 2015. For those wishing more information, contact Brian Brunson at 843-333-6402.

George Walton Academy (Monroe, GA) is looking for one boys basketball team to enter our Bulldog Holiday Classic Tournament. ( December 27th and 29th-30th, 2015). Guaranteed 3 Games. Entry Fee $75.00.  Please contact

Savannah Christian Prep (Savannah, GA) is looking for one boys team to complete it's Thanksgiving Tip Off Tournament on Nov. 25th and 26th, 2015. No entry fee equired. If interested please contact Travis Priddy (727) 488-2745 or

Due to a team dropping out Campbell HS (Smyrna, GA) needs one more boys and one more girls team for it's 18th annual Christmas tournament (Dec. 27, 29 & 30, 2015). Contact Coach Gwyn ( or call at 404-944-1050 (Mobile). Three (3) games, t-shirts, entry fee.  Hospitality alone makes it worthwhile.

South Gwinnett High School (Snellville, GA) is looking for one (1) girls' basketball team to play in our Louis Williams Thanksgiving Classic. The playing dates are November 28th and 29th, 2015. Please contact Kidada Holtzclaw at 678-296-9886.

Bishop England High School (Charleston, SC) is hosting the 4th Annual Carolina Invitational Girls High School Basketball Tournament (Girls only) December 27-30, 2015. Large multi-state tournament. Bracket format with three-game guarantee. For more information visit or contact Chuck Beddingfield at

Nature Coast Technical High School (Tampa, Florida) will be hosting its 3rd Annual Christmas Tournament on December 28th 29th and 30th, 2015. A three-game guarantee with 1st and 2nd place trophies, All-Tournament team and MVP medals. Entry fee is $175. Please contact coach David Pisarcik or call 727-385-2194.

Alcovy High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team is looking to play teams on the dates of 11/11/15, 11/14/15, 11/27/15, and 1/29/15.  If you need to complete your schedule as well, please contact Coach Calvester Graham at

Worth County High School (Sylvester, GA) is looking for  home and home basketball games for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. If interested, please email Coach Popham at or Coach Mays at for more information.


Viera High School in Melbourne, FL. We are a 7A high school (2000 students) looking for a game for the 2016 season. It would need to be week 2, September 2nd. We are willing to travel with some financial assistance.  We traveled to Allen, TX this season. If interested, please contact head football coach Kevin Mays 321-544-6279

Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee is looking for a September 9, 2016 opponent. Blackman is located 20 minutes south of Nashville and is directly connected to major interstates. Blackman is a 6AAAAAA school and is willing to pay a flat fee to any school that is interested or will help cover travel expenses and feed the opposing school after the game. Only looking for a one-year contract.  If interested please call Head Coach Philip Shadowens (615) 456-4045 or John Strickland (615) 904-3850 ext. 22720.


Winter Haven High School in Winter Haven, FL., is looking for teams for their 34th Annual Blue Devil Baseball Classic. Dates:  March 21st–24th, 2016 (three games guaranteed). There is a $300 entry fee payable to Winter Haven High School. School address to send payment is Winter Haven HS 600 6th street SE, Winter Haven, FL 33880. Bring 2 Dozen Baseballs to the tournament. Contact Athletic Director Dan Talbot with any questions. Phone 863-291-5330,


Stratford Academy (Macon, GA) is looking for one (1) Girls Varsity Soccer team to play in our Stratford Cup Soccer Tournament. The playing dates are March 11th and 12th, 2016. Please contact Kate Blankenship at or 205-572-5105.