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.

BASKETBALL

Atlanta Hawks-Naismith Classic in partnership with The Atlanta Tip-Off Club (Dec 22-23, 2017) hosted by Norcross High School. We are accepting applications to participate in this inaugural event from Georgia ONLY Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball Teams. 10 game showcase/5 games per day. ONLY a (1) game scheduling commitment. If interested in submitting a request to join the field, please email: jon.babul@hawks.com

Spruce Creek High School (Port Orange, FL) is looking for girls basketball teams to participate in their 3rd Annual All-Out Shootout December 1st and 2nd, 2017.  The entry fee is $50 for 1 game and $75 for 2 games.  If interested please contact Coach Kelvin Hamm at 386-872-0569 or 386-322-6272 x37764 hammkelvin@yahoo.com.

Rockledge High School in Rockledge, FL will be hosting the 31st Annual Rockledge Kiwanis Holiday Classic Jan 2-4, 2018. Each team will be guaranteed three games and will receive a free meal each day.  We are located 5 miles from the beach and 35 minutes from Orlando.  If interested, or need additional information, please contact Head Coach Logan Keith: (321) 427-9161 or logankeith82@gmail.com.

Spruce Creek High School Girls Basketball Team (Port Orange, FL) is looking for teams to participate in their 3rd Annual ALL-Out Shootout December 1st and 2nd, 2017.  The entry fee is $100 for 1 game and $125 for 2 games.  If interested, please contact Coach Kelvin Hamm @386-872-0569 or 386-322-6272 x37764 hammkelvin@yahoo.com

In The Game – Emerald Coast Innisfree Hotels Classic (Pensacola Beach, FL) on Dec. 28-30, 2017 is looking for 8 Boys varsity and 8 Girls varsity teams. Three games guaranteed. Tournament hosted at Gulf Breeze High School. The entry fee is $300. For information, contact Chip Boes at 850-449-9958 (chipboes@gmail.com) or Arnold Gamber 850-377-4330  (arnold@itgsportsnetwork.com).

Highlands Latin School (Louisville, KY) is looking for a Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament between Dec. 26-30, 2017 with similarly sized schools at a travel destination. We are a member of the KCAA (Kentucky Christian Athletic Association)  which abides by KHSAA and NFHS rules and regulations. Please contact Coach Tony Schnell – anthony.schnell@skofirm.com or at 502-523-2668.

Grand Ridge High School (Grand Ridge, FL) will be the site for the Panhandle of Florida shootout on December 28-29, 2017.  Sneads High School is the host and the games will be played at Grand Ridge School's new gym.  The shoot out will host several successful schools from the panhandle of Florida which include Godby HS, Malone HS and Orange Park HS from Jacksonville. Please contact Travis Blanton at (850) 482-9835 ext. 229 for more details about this special event.

The first annual Lady Seahawks Island Shootout (Hilton Head Island, SC) will be held January 2nd-4th, 2018.  This is an 8-team varsity girls basketball tournament.  All games are played at Hilton Head Island High School and the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is our host sponsor.  Entry fee is $1,100, which includes 5 hotel rooms for 3 nights at the Sonesta, 3 games guaranteed, team shirts and awards.  Teams can apply online at https://goo.gl/forms/iqXV6KoCIA7gmREr1.  If interested, please email Sean Rochester at sean.rochester@beaufort.k12.sc.us.

Pigeon Forge High School (Pigeon Forge, TN) is hosting their 4th Annal King of the Smokies Christmas Classic on Decemebr 28-30, 2017. This is a boys only tournament with a 3-game guarantee. Please contact Head Coach Brian Jessie if interested at 865-256-2560 or brianjessie@sevier.org

Bradley Central High School (Cleveland, TN) is looking to fill an eight-team GIRLS Holiday Inn Express Thanksgiving Tournament at Bradley on November 24th-25th, 2017.  Each team will be provided four (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 jreuter@bradleyschools.org

Windermere Preparatory School (Windermere, FL) is accepting applications for the 2017 Rock Holiday Classic boys and girls basketball tournament held on December 27-29 at Windermere Prep, located six miles from Walt Disney World. The field is comprised of 8 boys and 8 girls teams with a three-game guarantee. The entry fee is $350, and all participating teams receive tournament T-Shirts, bags, and coaches’ gear. If interested, please go to www.therockholidayclassic.org and apply now! All teams MUST be members of both their respective state association as well as the NFHS. Schools bringing both boys and girls team are preferred. If you have any questions, contact Danny Haney Danny.Haney@windermereprep.com.

FOOTBALL

Wayne Hills High School (Wayne, NJ) is a Group IV comprehensive high school with approximately 1,300 students.  We are looking for a game either Friday, September 1 or Saturday, September 2, 2017.  If you are interested, please contact Head Coach Wayne Demikoff at wdemikoff@wayneschools.com.

Ft. Pierce Central is an 8A Florida team looking to travel for the 2017 season. We were 6-3 this year and return 6 starters next year. We will need some financial travel assistance. We are looking for a Week 3 (9/8) game. If interested, contact head coach Matt Helmerich: Office - 772-468-5016; Cell - 954-263-1427. E-mail: MATTHEW.HELMERICH@stlucieschools.org

Hoover High School (Hoover, AL) is looking to play a home game in 2017   We are open August 25 and September 1st. We are open to a two-year deal but prefer one year. Contact Andy Urban, Athletic Director -- Office: 205.439.1233; Twitter: @aurban2209; Instagram: aurban2209.

Viera High School (East Central, FL) is looking to play an away game in 2017 with the possibility of hosting in 2018. We are a 7A school. If interested Contact head football coach Kevin Mays 321-544-6279.

Byrnes High School in Duncan, SC is in need of a home and home football game for the 2017 and 2018 seasons please. We need 2017 to be at Byrnes. Contact Tony Gillespie at tony.gillespie@spart5.net

BASEBALL

Hilton Head Island High School (SC) is hosting its 18th annual Seahawk Baseball Invitational April 2-5, 2018.  All teams will be guaranteed 4 games.  Entry fee is $300 and one box of game balls. Please contact assistant coach Joel Klock at joel.klock@beaufort.k12.sc.us or at 716-868-0659 for more details.