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.


Miami (FL) will be the site of the 11th Annual Adidas Holiday Slam from January 1-4, 2020. This is a highly competitive, 16-team tournament. Each team is guaranteed 4 games. We have had six Florida state champions compete in our tournament over the last 5 years. We have teams from Canada, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Ohio coming down. The entry fee is $400, and we are looking for 2 more competitive programs. Please email Jason Doan at if you are interested or have any questions.

Cleveland High School (TN) will be hosting the 4th Annual Cleveland Holiday Hoops Invitational January 2-4, 2020. Cleveland is centrally located between Chattanooga and Knoxville and offers quality lodging and dining for tournament attendees. NO ENTRY FEE. For questions contact Tony Williams: or Jason McCowan: or simply complete the tournament entry form available at the following link:

Rock Holiday Classic (Orlando, FL) - Girls Basketball Tournament (hosted by Winderemere Preparatory School). Dates: 12/27-30/2019. Cost: $350.00 (three games). Teams must be members of their State Association. The tournament is sanctioned through The NFHS. Trophies, 10 member All-Tournament Team, Tournament MVP, Players and Coaches Gifts. Contact Danny Haney or 407-905-7737. Website:

Henry Clay Holiday tournament (Lexington, KY) Dec 19-21, 3 games, feed your team after each game, provide 2 rooms each night at doubletree - they will give you a rate of $75 for other rooms. There also will be a coaches gift, a Darley Farm tour, a hospitality room and 15 free t-shirts. If interested, contact coach Daniel Brown.

Mosley High School (Panama City FL) will be hosting a Varsity Boys Basketball Holiday Shootout 12/26-12/28, 2019.  It is a tournament format, small and large schools, 3 games, t-shirts, hospitality room for coaches and admins, and discounted hotel rates.  Please Contact Mike Memmen if interested.

Spruce Creek HS (Port Orange, FL) is in search of teams for the 5th Annual All Out Shootout December 13-14, 2019.  The entry fees are $125 (for one game) or $175 (for two games) There will be no refunds after December 1, 2019. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Head Coach Kelvin Hamm at 386-872-0569 or through email or

Nakia Sanford Thanksgiving Tournament (Snellville, GA). This tournament will consist of 8 teams with a 3 game guarantee. Games will be played on November 22, 23 and 25 at South Gwinnett High School. Entry fee for this tournament is $150.00 and will include 18 tournament tees for each team, a Saturday night basketball soiree, and coach’s hospitality room. Email us to reserve your spot today.

Bradley Central High (Cleveland, TN) is looking to fill an eight team field for the 20th Annual Holiday Inn Express Thanksgiving Tournament November 29-30, 2019.  The tournament will include a bracket style playoff with each team guaranteed three games.  Any team interested please contact Coach Jason Reuter: (423) 284-2135 or

Lake Oconee Academy Girls Basketball will be hosting a Thanksgiving "Battle of the Lake" Girls Basketball tournament on Nov. 25-27, 2019. The cost is $100. Our school is located at 1021 Titan Circle in beautiful Greensboro, Georgia. Contact Coach Kevin Furtado at or 478-461-4403.

Lake Oconee Academy girls basketball is looking for a basketball tournament to compete in the 2019-2020 season. if you are looking for a girls only team please contact Coach Kevin Furtado at or 478-461-4403. Also we are looking for non-region games to play.

Seahawk Holiday Classic (Hilton Head, SC), will be held December 21-23, 2019, at Hilton Head Island High School and the Island Rec Center. This year’s tournament is expanding to 16 boys and 16 girls teams with 3 games guaranteed. Entry fee of  $1,300 includes five complimentary hotel rooms at the Omni Resort or Sonesta Resort; five weekend tournament passes; t-shirts and awards. If interested, please complete the Tournament Application. The tournament committee will meet in late April and you will be notified if you were chosen or not. For questions, contact Boys Tournament – Ken Updike or Girls Tournament – Sean Rochester.

Sand Rock High School (AL) is hosting 2019 Cherokee Invitational Basketball Tournament at Sand Rock December 19, 20, 21. Varsity boys and girls teams are needed. No fee; two games guaranteed; three games possible.  Contact John Blackwell: 256-504-7837.

First Annual B-Town Classic Tournament (Bluffton, SC) is looking 16 girls teams to be held January 2-4, 2020. Guaranteed 3 games, Team shirts, Coupon booklet for food and entertainment, will be sanctioned by NFHS, $275.00 entry fee, make check payable to Bluffton High School, Attn: Lonnie Roberts. For more information, please contact Lonnie Roberts at 843-706-8924 or

Northwest Whitfield High School (Tunnel Hill, GA) Women's basketball team is hosting the annual Border Wars Thanksgiving Tournament on November 25-27, 2019. The cost is $100. Please email Kelsey Ikerd at, or call 706-516-2200 if interested.


The Out of Door Academy (Sarasota FL) is hosting the 6th annual Taylor Emmons Memorial Classic and is looking for a few more participants. The dates are 3/23-28/2020 with a 3-game guarantee. The format is a bracket style, single-elimination tournament with a Homerun Derby on the 24th at 7:30 p.m. Gifts include 2 meals, shirts, fungos and coach's jackets. Entry fee is $325 and out-of-state teams may use ODA facilities during the day. Interested teams should contact head coach Tim Orlosky (


Westminster (Atlanta) Needs a JV Football Game on October 3, 2019. Due to the cancellation of an opponent's schedule, we need to find a JV football game on Oct 3. Please contact or call at 404-609-6294.

Episcopal School (Jacksonville, FL) has a week 1 opening on August 23, 2019 for a varsity game. You can contact Mark Brunell ( or Andy Kidd ( if interested.

May River High School (Bluffton SC) is searching for an opponent to scrimmage on 8/12/2019 and a game on 8/23/2019 due to a cancelation. Contact Head Football Coach Rodney Summers at if you are interested.

Pierce County High School (AAA) is seeking a varsity football game for September 13th, September 20th, or October 4th. Please contact Brandon Jernigan if you’re interested. (478) 268-2330

Charles Henderson High School (Troy, AL) is taking teams now for the 4th Annual Troy Cable Spring Football Classic on the campus of Troy University.  All classifications are needed.  Full regulation games are played. 12:00 minute quarters with head coach discretion on kicking game and JV play. This is a FREE event.  Games are televised and streamed online. Players and staff receive a post game meal and all sideline needs are handled. (Headsets, Hudl SL and Film Staff are handled by each team). Contact Brad McCoy at Charles Henderson High School for more info (334-726-7145).

Glenwood (3A AISA Alabama) has two open dates for the 2019 season: 9/27 and 10/4. If interested, please contact head coach Jason Gibson or cell 706-393-8141.

Notre Dame (Chattanooga, TN) has the following dates available for August 23rd, 2019/August 21st, 2020 (Week 1), October 11th 2019/October 9th 2020 (Week 8), and November 1st, 2019/October 30th, 2020 (Week 11) for Varsity Football competitions. If you are interested please contact Matt Pobieglo- or Head Coach Charles Fant at

Byrnes High School  (Duncan, SC) needs a home game in 2019 to fill its schedule.  Open dates are Sept 6 or 13.  Contact Tony Gillespie at

Massillon Washington High School (NE Ohio) is looking for week 4 (9/20/19) and week 7 (10/11/19) games for the 2019 season. We can offer a generous travel stipend or help with travel and accomodations. If interested, please contact Athletic Director Nate Moore at or 330-830-3901 x51620.