6.17 POSTSEASON BOWL GAMES - A school shall not play in more than one postseason bowl game in the sport of football per season. Only schools failing to make the playoffs shall be bowl eligible. A bowl game conducted in Louisiana shall be sponsored by a member school and approved by the LHSAA. The sponsoring school’s principal shall make a written request to the LHSAA for contest approval at least 14 days prior to the date of the game. Once approved, the application for such games shall constitute an agreement between the sponsoring and opposing schools indicating they shall comply with LHSAA articles and bylaws. The sponsoring school shall pay the LHSAA ten percent of the gross ticket receipts before payment of officials within 30 calendar days of the event. In order for an LHSAA school to participate in an out-of-state bowl game, the school principal shall make a written request to the LHSAA for permission to play in the bowl game prior to the date of the game.
6.17.1 Any school that opts out of a post-season football game and removes itself from the non-select or select bracket, shall not participate in a post-season bowl game.