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.


Santa Fe High School (Gainesville, FL) is hosting the 23rd Annual Hitchcock's Challenge Boys Basketball tournament on Dec. 27-30. We are looking for 3 teams for our 16-team tournament. Each team is guaranteed 4 games. All games will be played in Alachua, Florida at the new state of the art Legacy Park Gym. The cost is $300. If interested, call Elliot Harris at 352-213-4125

Hoover High School (Hoover, AL) is seeking teams for the 2017 Hoover Lady Bucs BIG ORANGE CLASSIC on December 21-23. There is a varsity and JV division. Cost is $200.00 per team with three (3) games guaranteed. Limited spots are available. Contact coach Johnson if interested at

Riverdale High School (Murfreesboro, TN) will host the 3rd Annual Tennessee She Got Game Classic on December 15-17, 2017. Teams requiring lodging Contact Steph Norris at 615.896.2420 at Clarion Inn & Suites for complimentary rooms and team breakfast details. Teams can play up to 3 games. Entry Fee is $150, $250 & $350 for 1, 2 & 3 games respectively. Visit for more information. Event Contacts: Coach Randy Coffman 731.589.1458, | AD Fairnot 240.375.5898,

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:

There are a few spots open in The Panther Classic hosted by Carolina Forest High School (Myrtle Beach, SC). It is a boys varsity tournament with games on December 20, 21 and 22. This is a highly competive tournament which has had teams from 11 different states since it’s start.  If interested please contact Rob Mammes by e-mail at or call Brian Brunson at 843-333-6402.

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

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 ( or Arnold Gamber 850-377-4330  (

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 – 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  If interested, please email Sean Rochester at

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

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 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


McEachern High School (Powder Springs, GA),  Region 3-AAAAAAA, is looking for a home and home football game for the next 2 years on either 8-31-18 or 9-7-18. Would prefer the first year to be away if possible.  If interested, please email Athletic Director Jim Dorsey @ jimmy.dorsey@cobbk12,org or head coach Kyle Hockman @

McCallie School (Chattanooga, TN) is looking for a football game on Sept 21 of 2018. The school could commit to a two-year contract, but the 2018 game would need to be at McCallie. Contact Ralph Potter at


Winter Haven High School (FL) is hosting the 31st annual Blue Devil Classic Spring Break Tournament on March 26-29, 2018. Each team plays 3 games. The Entry Fee of $300 and two dozen baseballs covers the cost of games. If interested please contact Coach David Schafer 863-412-7995 or email Coach Clifford Bard at

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 or at 716-868-0659 for more details.