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2017 High School Football

Important Dates

DATES DESCRIPTION TIME LOCATION
July 17th TSSAA: Can Start Practice in Helmets & Shoulder Pads
July 20th SCIAA Football Coaches’ Meeting 10am SCIAA Office
July 23th TSSAA: Complete Football Acclimation Forms
July 24th TSSAA First Practice Date Full Pads
July 31st
TSSAA: TSSAA Football Meeting  6pm  MUS
August 7th Jamboree Roster Submissions  3pm
August 10th SCIAA Football Jamboree  6pm Crump Stadium
August 11th SCIAA Football Jamboree  6pm Whitehaven Stadium
August 11th JV/Freshman Football Schedule Due  Online
August 17th TSSAA First Contest Date &Deadline to File Eligibility & Schedules
September 7-9th Fairground Stadium unavailable due to Southern Heritage Classic
Fairground Blackouts Fairground Stadium unavailable due to University of Memphis Football Game (Thurs. 8/31) (Fri.10/27) (Sat. 9/16, 9/23, 10/14, 11/18, 11/25)
October 9-13th SCS Fall Break
TBD TMSAA Freshman Football Sectional Championship TBD
November 3rd TSSAA DI First Round
November 10th TSSAA DI Second Round
November 17th TSSAA DI Quarter Finals
November 24th TSSAA DI Semi-Finals
November 30th TSSAA DI 1A, 3A, 5A Blue Cross Bowl  Cookeville, TN
December 1st TSSAA DI 2A, 4A, 6A Blue Cross Bowl  Cookeville, TN

Printable: 2017 HS-FB-Info

 

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THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

(Must be Completed and/or Reviewed Annually before Coaching Duties Begin)

Each student-athlete must have a completed Athlete’s Health Record (comprised of a cleared pre-participation physical examination, emergency information, informed consent, acknowledgement of risk and authorization to treat signed by parent/guardian) and the Tennessee State Concussion & Sudden Cardiac Law “Information & Signature Form” before he or she can participate in a try-out, practice, or game. Coaches must complete and/or review safe participation courses and requirements i.e. Concussion Training, sudden cardiac, Weather Guidelines (heat & lightning), CPR & First Aid Certification before coaching duties begin.

Safe Participation Courses & Information

1) Tennessee Concussion Law.  Complete requirements here

2) NFHS Coaches Training Free Course: A Guide to Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention

3) Extreme Heat Policy & Guidelines

4) Lightning Safety

5) Tennessee Sudden Cardiac Law. Complete requirements here

 

TSSAA Heat Policy

No activities will be allowed when the heat index at the location of the activity is in excess of 104 degrees.

This includes practices and contests at any level (HS, MS, JV etc…) and at any location (indoor or outdoor). Schools are required to measure the heat index at the location of its activities associated with sanctioned sports. Schools will need to have the capability to measure heat index at the site(s) where activities take place. * Report non-compliant team(s) to the SCIAA Office.

 

Tennessee Concussion & Sudden Cardiac Law

Tennessee General Assembly has passed the Concussion & Sudden Cardiac Prevention Act. This act requires that school and community organizations sponsoring youth athletic activities establish guidelines to inform and educate coaches, youth athletes and other adults involved in youth athletics about the nature, risk and symptoms of concussion and head injury.  Coaches, Student-Athletes and Parents must complete these requirements annually. Additional info: www.sciaa.digitalsports.com/health

 

PRACTICING ON DISTRICT FIELDS

Games on district fields at district owned stadiums take precedence over practices. Please clear the stadium 60 minutes prior to game time. Clearing the stadium includes all student-athletes, coaches, team followers etc…. Please review the SCIAA website for game times and locations at district stadiums.

 

SCS  Athletic Insurance

ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES MUST BE COVERED BY THE INSURANCE PROGRAM APPROVED BY THE SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.

 

Official Fees

TSSAA Official Fees

 

FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

TSSAA max number of games is 10. All games must be turned in to the SCIAA and reflected on the SCIAA master schedule available at www.sciaa.digitalsports.com

 

JAMBOREE

Schools are only allowed to participate in one Jamboree. The SCIAA jamboree is the official jamboree for all SCS schools. Jamboree will consist of  a 24 min running clock. Teams should warm up in the end zone 5 minutes prior to the end of the previous contest. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time to play. Estimated start times are listed on the schedule. TSSAA Championship Card and Retiree Passes will be only accepted.

 

TICKET PRICE

$8.00 max. (tickets may be pre-sold at a lesser price at the discretion of the host principal)

 

For auditing purposes anyone entering the game must have a ticket or SCS ID badge, administrators or retirees I.D. Badge, or TSSAA pass. Boosters, Concession workers and any other personnel must have a ticket from your school to enter the game.

 

Teams, coaching staff including volunteer coaches, auxiliary staff i.e. managers, ball boys etc… should enter the stadium together and in team uniform.  All others attempting to enter the game without the team should have a ticket or employee badge (Volunteer Badges do not allow free entry).

 

DATE & TIME OF GAMES

Football games are traditionally held on Thursday and Friday. Games begin at 7:00pm. All games will start at the designated time unless otherwise indicated in writing through the SCIAA. To make a game change (dates and/or start times) contact the SCIAA office at minimum 3 days prior to the scheduled event.

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER

If a scheduled game is cancelled due to schools closing, please await instructions from the SCIAA office. If schools are closed on the day of a meeting, the meeting will be rescheduled by the SCIAA office. Schools will be notified of the rescheduled date.

 

SECURITY PERSONNEL

Security personnel will be assigned to high school games by SCS security (416-5773).

 

Game Administrators Meeting

AN ADMINISTRATOR FROM BOTH SCHOOLS MUST BE PRESENT IN THIS MEETING. Prior to the football game the administrator is required to conduct a pre-game meeting with the game officials, security, and EMT and both head coaches. The purpose of this meeting is to make sure that all individuals understand their role in the athletic contest.

 

Video Taping Rule

Anyone wishing to video a game must be approved and identified by the head coach prior to the contest.

 

FOOTBALL GATE

For all SCS schools playing at SCIAA stadiums run by SCIAA staff the following applies:

a. Both Schools may pre-sell tickets at your school and you keep that money at your school. This is for both  schools. These tickets are ordered at the end of the school year for next season.

b. The proceeds at the gate pay for the game administration & fees, officials, and the EMT, which must be present at every game. Security at these games is not paid from the gate receipts. Once these expenses are handled the schools split the profits equally.

c. For games that are against a non-SCS schools the home team after paying expenses, keep the entire gate.

d. A school can set the price of pre-sale tickets at your school.

e. For auditing purposes anyone entering the game must have a ticket or SCS ID badge, administrators or retirees I.D. Badge, or TSSAA pass. Boosters and other personnel must pay or have a ticket from your school to enter the game.

g. During the football playoffs the home school handles the tickets, the gate and must pay for security.

h.  Regular Season Passes accepted: SCS ID Badges, News Media, MCS/SCS Retirees. TSSAA Pass, Administrative I.D. Cards, Officials I.D. Cards.  Post Season Passes:  TSSAA Championship Cards 

 

JUNIOR VARSITY/FRESHMAN FOOTBALL

If you want to participate in JV/Freshman Football, you will be responsible for creating your schedule.  A great time to schedule games would be at the TSSAA/SCIAA football meetings.

  • Please use the following link  JV/Freshman Football Schedule Upload to enter your schedule i.e. (date, time, location and opponent etc…).*
  • JV games are normally played on Monday.  (However at high usage stadiums, games can be played on Mondays (time open), Wednesdays (7pm or later),   Thursdays & Fridays (check varsity football schedule for availability) and weekends by request.  No games can be played on Tuesday).
  • The deadline to submit your schedule and/or request stadiums is Friday, August 11, 2017.
  • You will receive confirmation once your schedule location and times have been approved. I will submit this schedule to the Football Officials Assigning Agent.

*Locations and Times are subject to change based on availability.

Instructions on How to upload your JV/Freshman football schedule 

  • Click ‘edit in browser’ at the top of the screen on the left hand side
  • Begin Adding games.Enter home team, away team, facility, day, event date and start time
  • You are done!  The document automatically saves.  Exit your browser.

 

TSSAA DI  REGIONAL FOOTBALL ALIGNMENTS

Class 1A

Region 8  

B.T. Washington High School                                                        Memphis

Bluff City High School

Freedom Prep High School                                                             Memphis

KIPP Memphis Collegiate School                                                  Memphis

Memphis Middle College High School                                         Memphis

Memphis Academy of Health Science & Engineering               Memphis

Oakhaven  High School                                                                    Memphis

Hillcrest High school                                                                        Memphis

Westwood High School                                                                     Memphis

 

Class 2A

Region 8

Frederick Douglass High School                                                     Memphis

Fairley High school                                                                             Memphis

Hamilton High School                                                                       Memphis

Manassas High School                                                                       Memphis

Memphis Academy of Health Sciences                                          Memphis

Mitchell High School                                                                         Memphis

 

Class 3A

 Region 8  

Martin Luther King,Jr. Prepatory High School                            Memphis

Wooddale High School      Memphis

Trezevant High School     Memphis

Melrose High School       Memphis

Raleigh Egypt High School             Memphis

Sheffield High School     Memphis

 

Class 4A

Region 8

Craigmont High School   Memphis

Kingsbury High School    Memphis

Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School      Somerville, TN

Millington Central High School    Millington

Memphis East High School      Memphis

 

Class 5A

Region 8 

Bolton High School          Arlington

Brighton High School      Brighton

Kirby High School             Memphis

Kingsbury High School     Memphis

Munford High School     Munford

Overton High School       Memphis

Southwind High School  Memphis

Ridgeway High School   Memphis

 

Class 6A

Region 7

Cordova High School       Cordova

 

Region 8

Germantown High School     Germantown

Memphis Central High school     Memphis

White Station High School            Memphis

Whitehaven High School               Memphis

 
 

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