Football Calendar

  • 08.21.2022
    Deadline: Football Coaches' Online Rules Clinic Closes
  • 08.25.2022
    Football Jamborees
  • 09.01.2022
    Football: First Contest
  • 10.22.2022
    Deadline: Add Football Games for Power Ratings
  • 11.05.2022
    Football: End of Regular Season/District Representatives Named
  • 11.06.2022
    Football Playoff Pairings Named
  • 11.10.2022
    Football: Bi-District (All-Classes)
  • 11.17.2022
    Football: Regionals (All Classes and Divisions)
  • 11.25.2022
    Football: Quarterfinals (All Classes and Divisions)
  • 12.01.2022
    Football: Semifinals (All Classes and Divisions)
  • 12.03.2022
    Football: Superdome Qualifiers Meeting - LHSAA Office - Baton Rouge
  • 12.08.2022
    LHSAA State Football Championships
  • 01.04.2023
    Deadline: Football declare Spring Practice
  • 04.24.2023
    Football: Spring Practice Begins (Through End of School Year
  • 05.01.2023
    Deadline: Submit Football Schedules Online


Jamboree Sanctioning Form (all jamboree sanctioning forms are online through the members' only website under the principal login). Once the jamboree payment is recieved from the host school, it will appear on the "Approved Jamboree List".

Host School Online Jamboree Form Instructions

Football Schedules and Power Rankings

(Each school is responsible for updating their schedule and score)

2022 Seeding Report by:
(will be updated September 20, 2022 -- Week 3)
The dispute period for the final seeding report is Sunday, November 6, 2022 between midnight and 8AM. Disputes must be emailed to Kathie Smith prior to the deadline. Final brackets will be released Sunday, November 6 at 11:00am on the LHSAA Live App and 12:00pm (noon) here on the LHSAA website.

Postseason Bowl Games

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.

Championship Bracket Archive

Bracket Archive by Year:
2021     2020      2019      2018     
2017     2016      2015      2014     
2013      2012      2011      2010     
2009      2008      2007      2006     
2005      2004      2003      2002

Playoff Information


CLASS 5A   |   CLASS 4A   |   CLASS 3A  



2021 Football Playoff Schedule Dates

Playing Dates Select Schools
(Round of Play)
Non-Select Schools
(Round of Play)
Thursday, November 11th
Saturday, November 13th
Regional Round Bi-District Round
Thursday, November 18th
Saturday, November 20th
Quarterfinal Round Regional Round
Thursday, November 26th
Saturday, November 27th
Semifinal Round Quarterfinal Round
Thursday, December 2nd
Saturday, December 4th
  Semifinal Round
Saturday, December 4th Prep Classic Qualifiers Meeting
LHSAA Football Championship (Divisions I and III)
Friday, December 10th
Saturday, December 11th
LHSAA Prep Classic (Non-Select Only)
LHSAA Football Championship (Divisions II and IV)

Championship Information

LHSAA Prep Classic

Caesars Superdome
New Orleans, LA

December 8-10, 2022

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