Important Information

Spring Guidelines                              Required Courses on (nfhslearn)
Summer Guidelines                           Students: "Concussion for Students"                                                                  
Regular Season Guidelines                Coaches:  "Concussion in Sports" & "Sudden Cardiac Arrest"
Off-season Guidelines
Third-Party Off-season Guidelines                                                
FHSAA Football Contact Procedure                                                     
2016 NFHS Football Rules     
How to Determine who will Host for 2016 Football Playoffs                                                                                          

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 Florida High School 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

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

Classes 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A

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

Classes 8A, 7A, 6A, 5A

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: Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 8-10, 2016
Matchups and Times: click here
Where: Camping World Stadium (Orlando)
Lodging: List of participating hotels (provided by host organization)
Host: Central Florida Sports Commission

Admission: $12.00 & $17.00 per session with tickets purchased prior to the event. $15 and $20 at the gate.
Parking: Venue to charge $10.00

Television: Spectrum Sports
Webcast: Spectrum Sports
DVDs of championship games: Spectrum Sports

 

Sport Contacts

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

Media Contact:
Kyle Niblett
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 State Championships Team Data Form for Press Booklet

  • FB8 -

    FHSAA Football State Championships Up-To-Date Statistics Form

  • Camping World Stadium Information -

    FHSAA Football State Championships Information for Central Florida Sports Commission and Camping World Stadium

  • ATC - Football -

    Academic Team Champion Nomination Form.

  • AT07 -

    Exceptional Sportsmanship Report

  • AT10 -

    FHSAA State Series Contest Pass Gate Sign-In Form