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.


Cobra Classic Christmas Tournament (Twiggs County, GA) is in search of 1 girls Varsity basketball team for December 27-28, 2019. There is no entry fee with a two-game guarantee. All games will be played at Twiggs County High School. For more information, please contact Coach Phillip Philyaw at or 478-697-8332.

Marlin Christmas Classic Tournament (Panama City Beach, FL) is in search of 1 boys and 1 girls Varsity basketball teams for December 27-20, 2019. Entry fee is $250 with a three-game guarantee. All games will be played in the Marlin Athletic Center. For more information, please contact Coach Josh Laatsch at or 205-901-1237.

Spain Park High School (Hoover, AL) needs 3 Varsity Girls Basketball Teams for a Pre-Christmas Tournament on December 19, 20, 21, 2019. Each team is guaranteed 3 games and there is no entry fee!  We have top notch facilities and exceptional hospitality room for coaches.  Please contact Coach Mike Chase @ (205) 587-0325 or if interested!

4th Annual Palm Beaches National Invitational (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) will be December 26-30, 2019. The tournament will feature 32 teams (16 boy’s teams and 16 girl’s teams) competing in a single elimination game format with a 3-game guarantee. We are in need of two boys teams in or Elite National Championship Division, Cost is $150. We offer discounted hotel rates for all teams traveling to the area. For more information, contact tournament director Alix Gilles or 561-320-2819

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.


Chattanooga Central (TN) Invitational is MARCH 25-28 , 2020 with four (4) games guaranteed, pool play, best two records advance to the finals. The entry fee is $320 and practice facilities are available. If interested, contact Glen Carter or 423-903-1558.

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 (


McCallie School (Chattanooga, TN) has an open date for a football game on 9/25 of 2020. Looking for a one or two year deal. Can travel. Contact Ralph Potter at

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