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.


Manchester High School (Manchester, GA) needs 1 boy's basketball team for Holiday Tournament December 28-29th, 2018. Two games guaranteed and no entry fee. If you are interested please contact Coach Lucy Ellison or 706-846-8445.

Hart County High School (Hartwell, GA) needs 1 scrimmage and 1 regular season game to fill our 2018-2019 schedule. If interested contact Mike Edwards at 706-436-8286 or e-mail at

Collierville High School (TN), has a one-day/one-game boys’ event on 12/21/18 in our brand new 3,200 seat Fieldhouse. A participating team could also play the next day if you wanted to make it a 2-game trip, or you could take your team to the University of Memphis game that Saturday. We provide t-shirts and a coach’s hospitality room. You would play a team from Desoto County, MS. There is no entry fee.  If your girls want to come, I can get them a game as well.  Contact Jonathan Mooneyham at 901-921-5400 or 

Peoples Exchange Bank Invitational (Henry Clay HS, Lexington, KY) is looking for a couple of teams. The tournament is Dec. 20-22, 2018 with three games guaranteed. Perks include T-shirts, a coach's gift, hospitality room and we will feed your team after each game and provide two (2) rooms each night free. Other rooms are $75 a night at Doubletree on Richmond Road. Also a private tour to Darley Horse farms. Contact Danie Brown
The Andrew Johnson Bank Ladies Classic (Greeneville, TN) has an opening for one girls basketball team in a 16-team tournament to be played December 26-29, 2018.  Ten of the sixteen teams advance to the final day, so teams are required to be able to play up to four games.  All teams are guaranteed three games.  Significant participation fee is offered to the visiting teams to help defray much of their travel and lodging expenses.  Contact Tournament Chairman Ron Metcalfe at or 423-470-0302 as soon as possible.
Georgia Military College (Milledgeville, GA)  is looking for games for the 2018-2019 season and have the following dates open: 11/27, 12/4, 12/7, 12/8, 1/5. If interested please contact Shawn Dennis (girls) at or James Lunsford (boys) at
Rising Stars Athletics and Atlantic Christian Academy (West Palm Beach, FL) will host our 4th Annual Palm Beach Shoot Out: Palm Beach County vs Everyone on Dec. 26-29, 2018. (Girls: December 26-28 & Boys: December 27-29. This 32 team tournament is split between 16 Girls teams  (2 Divisions) and 16 Boys teams (2 Divisions).  Entry fee for the tournament is $300 for Girls and $350 for Boys with three games guaranteed. Many goodies included with the tournament fee. Contact Lawrence T. Nixon for more information: (561) 641-1211 Work; (561) 202-5607 Cell.
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School (Bradenton, FL) is hosting its 2nd Annual Holiday Boys' Basketball Tournament Dec. 27-29, 2018.  We're seeking to once again have a competitive tournament on our campus just 6 miles from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches! Entry fee for the tournament is $300 with three games guaranteed.  Contact Dave Ruemenapp, ( or at 941-746-2121.
Nature Coast Technical High School (Brooksville, FL) located about 35 minutes North of Tampa is hosting a highly competitive 3-game guarantee Boys Basketball Christmas Tournament December 27-29, 2018. Trophies for 1st and 2nd and All-Tournament Team prizes, Top of the Line Hospitality Room and playoff basketball competition. Contact coach David Pisarcik at 727-385-2194 if interested.
Omni Oceanfront Resort Seahawk Holiday Classic (Hilton Head, SC) will be held from December 21st-23rd, 2018. If interested in attending this year's tournament, please complete the Tournament Application. The tournament committee will meet in late April and choose this year's tournament field, and you will be notified shortly afterwards whether you were chosen. If you have any questions, contact Boys Tournament – Ken Updike ( or Girls Tournament – Sean Rochester (
Bradley Central High School (Cleveland, TN) is looking to complete the eight team field for the Holiday Inn Express Thanksgiving Tournament November 23-24, 2018. The contest is a girls tournament only. The tournament will include a bracket style playoff with each team guaranteed three games. All teams get four free hotel rooms for Friday and Saturday night. Any team interested please contact Coach Jason Reuter by phone at (423) 284-2135 or by email at
Carolina Forest High boys basketball (Myrtle Beach, SC) will be hosting the Panther Classic 12/19-12/21, 2018. It has become one of the premier Holiday Tournament in the state, consistently bringing in top level talent from all up and down the east coast. It is a 16-team tournament where we pit 8 SC teams against 8 out-of-state teams. You are guaranteed 3 games. There is a small entry fee, free t-shirts, hospitality room for coaches (fed lunch and dinner) and discount hotel rates. We have some spots remaining if you are interested, contact Rob Mammes at
Innisfree Hotels Pensacola Beach Basketball Classic (Pensacola Beach, FL) is a boy and girls Varsity tournament on Dec. 27-29, 2018. Three games guaranteed with balanced competition. Entry fee is $400 and includes perks such as welcome social, hospitality room, coaches’ polo shirts, player event t-shirts individual awards, etc. For information contact, Chip Boes at 850-449-9958 or OR Arnold Gamber at 850-377-4330 or
Windermere Preparatory School (Windermere, FL) is accepting applications for the 2018 Rock Holiday Classic boys and girls basketball tournament held on December 27-29 six miles from Walt Disney World. The field is comprised of 8 boys and 8 girls teams from across the country with a three-game guarantee. The entry fee is $350, and all teams receive T-Shirts, bags, and coaches’ gear. If interested, please go to the tournament website ( and apply now! All participating teams MUST be members of both their respective state association as well as the NFHS. Schools bringing both their boys and girls team are preferred. If you have any questions, please contact Danny Haney (

East Hamilton High School (Chattanooga, TN) is looking for one more team to complete the tournament field for the New Balance Chattanooga Baseball Classic on 4/11-13, 2018.  There is a 4-game guarantee and the entry fee is $300. Tournament is hosted at East Hamilton, Soddy-Daisy, Signal Mountain, Hixson, and Ooltewah High Schools. Contact East Hamilton Baseball Coach Steve Garland at or 423-313-3174.

Hilton Head Island High School (SC) is hosting its 19th annual Seahawk Baseball Invitational April 1-4, 2019.  All teams will be guaranteed 4 games.  Entry fee is $300 and one box of game balls.  Please contact assistant coach Joel Klock at for more details.

Ooltewah High School will be hosting the Ooltewah Invitational on March 21-23, 2019 in the Chattanooga, TN area. The cost is $75 per game. We will customize the schedule to fit your needs. If interested, please contact Brian Hitchcox at or 423-605-4634.


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.