2016 Spring Practice Guidelines 

Important Dates

First practice date - non contact (Week 6) – Aug. 1
​First practice date - contact (Week 6) – Aug. 6
​Preseason classic competitions (Week 8) – Aug. 17-20
EL7 & EL12 forms due to AD (Week 9) – Aug. 22
First regular season playing date (Week 9) – Aug. 24-27
​​Last district playing date (Week 18) – Oct. 26-29
District tiebreakers (Week 19) – Oct. 31
State entry list due (Week 19) – Oct. 31
​​​Last regular season playing date (Week 19) – Nov. 2-5

2016 FHSAA Football State Championships

Regional Tournaments (Classes 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A)

When:

  • Regional tournament semifinals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
  • Regional tournament finals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Where: sites notated on State Series brackets | bracketing procedures
Admission: $8.00 per game

FHSAA State Semifinals

When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2016
Where: sites notated on State Series brackets | bracketing procedures
Admission: $9.00 per session

Florida High School Football State Championships

When: Friday-Saturday, Dec. 2-3, 2016
Matchups and Times: click here
Where: TBD
Lodging: List of participating hotels (provided by host organization)
Host: TBD

Admission: $12.00 per session
Parking: TBD

Television: Bright House Sports Network
Webcast: Bright House Sports Network
DVDs of championship games: Bright House Sports Network

  • Friday, 12/2 @ 1:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Friday, 12/2 @ 7:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Saturday, 12/3 @ 1:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Saturday, 12/3 @ 7:07 p.m. - TBD

Regional Tournaments (Classes 8A, 7A, 6A, 5A)

When:

  • Regional tournament quarterfinals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
  • Regional tournament semifinals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, 2016
  • Regional tournament finals – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Where: sites notated on State Series brackets | bracketing procedures
Admission: $8.00 per game

FHSAA State Semifinals

When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016
Where: sites notated on State Series brackets | bracketing procedures
Admission: $9.00 per session

Florida High School Football State Championships

When: Friday-Saturday, Dec. 9-10, 2016
Matchups and Times: click here
Where: TBD
Lodging: List of participating hotels (provided by host organization)
Host: TBD

Admission: $12.00 per session
Parking: TBD

Television: Bright House Sports Network
Webcast: Bright House Sports Network
DVDs of championship games: Bright House Sports Network

  • Friday, 12/9 @ 1:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Friday, 12/9 @ 7:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Saturday, 12/10 @ 1:07 p.m. - TBD
  • Saturday, 12/10 @ 7:07 p.m. - TBD

Sport Contacts

Sport Administrator:
Frank Beasley
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x250
Fax: (352) 244-5055

Media Contact:
Corey Sobers
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x350
Fax: (352) 244-5056
media [at] fhsaa [dot] org

FORMS

  • FB3 -

    FHSAA Financial Report Form for Football Postseason Bowl Game

  • FB4 -

    FHSAA Financial Report Form for Preseason/Spring Classic Football Game

  • FB5 -

    State Football Series Financial Report Form – District Tiebreaker, Regional Tournament or State Semifinal

  • FB7 -

    FHSAA Football Finals Team Data Form for Official Souvenir Program & Press Booklet

  • FB8 -

    FHSAA Football Finals Up-To-Date Statistics Form

  • ATC - Football -

    Academic Team Champion Nomination Form.

  • AT07 -

    Exceptional Sportsmanship Report

  • AT10 -

    FHSAA State Series Contest Pass Gate Sign-In Form