Leon County Secures FHSAA 1A-8A Football State Championships at Doak Campbell Stadium

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 

Leon County Secures FHSAA 1A-8A Football State  

Championships at Doak Campbell Stadium   

  

WHO:  Leon County Government 

WHAT:  Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Football Championships 

WHERE:  Florida State University, Doak Campbell Stadium 

WHEN:  Dec. 16 – 19, 2020 

Media check-in begins one hour before game time at Gate B 

Media preregistration required to obtain credentials and is limited to 40 media per game. 

Deadline for preregistration is Dec. 10, 2020, at 5 p.m. for Class 1A – 4A 

https://fhsaa.com/sports/2020/3/10/Media_Credentials.aspx 

Deadline for preregistration for Class 5A – 8A  is Dec. 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. 

https://fhsaa.com/sports/2020/11/30/Media_Credentials2.aspx 

 

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, through Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, Leon County will host student-athletes from across the state will compete in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 1A – 8A Football Championships at Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium. The championship is expected to bring nearly 40,000 athletes, coaches and fans into Leon County with an estimated economic impact of over $4 million. The event marks the first time since 2002 that all classifications of the state championships have been held in Tallahassee-Leon County. 

 

Seating for the FHSAA Football State Championships will be general admission. All attendees will be socially distanced and required to undergo a mandatory health screening upon entry.  Attendees must wear a face covering at all times. Two games will be played each day and a final schedule by classification will be available once the playoffs conclude. The schedule can be found here: https://fhsaa.com/index.aspx?path=football. 

 

SCHEDULE: 

Championship Brackets 

State Championship Matchup 

Date 

Time 

Class 8A State Championship; Teams TBD 

Dec. 19 

1 p.m. 

Class 7A State Championship; Teams TBD 

Dec. 19 

7 p.m. 

Class 6A State Championship; Teams TBD 

Dec. 18 

1 p.m. 

Class 5A State Championship; Teams TBD 

Dec. 18 

7 p.m. 

Bolles (Jacksonville) vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale) 

Dec. 17 

1 p.m. 

Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) vs. Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood) 

Dec. 16 

7 p.m. 

Champagnat (Hialeah) vs. University Christian (Jacksonville) 

Dec. 16 

1 p.m. 

Baker vs. Hawthorne 

Dec. 17 

7 p.m. 

  

The deadline to register for media credentials for Class 1A – 4A, is  Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at 5 p.m. and for Class 5A – 8A the deadline is Monday, Dec. 14, at  5 p.m. Media representatives must obtain credentials for the event by completing and submitting the following Credential Request Forms: 

 

Credential Request Form for Class 1A – 4A: CLICK HERE.   

Credential Request Form for Class 5A – 8A: CLICK HERE.  

 

Media registration is limited to 40 per game. Walk-up media requests on the day of the event will not be considered. Those on the official FHSAA media credential list must present a valid picture ID to receive credentials at Gate B. For additional information and media requests before the event or on-site assistance, contact Ms. Ashton Moseley at amoseley@fhsaa.org.  

 

All tickets will only be sold online at a presale rate of $15 and $18 if purchased the day of the game. An advanced parking rate of $3 is included in the price of each ticket. Gates will open 60 minutes before kick-off and parking lots will open two hours before game time. For advanced ticket sales, CLICK HERE. 

 

Requests for interviews with County officials via Zoom or on-site can be made by contacting Renee Jones at Renee.Jones@VisitTallahassee.com or (850) 606-2319. For more information contact Scott Lindeman, Marketing Communications Director, Leon County Tourism/Visit Tallahassee at (850) 606-2322 / Scott.Lindeman@VisitTallahassee.com or Mathieu Cavell, Community and Media Relations at CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov / (850) 606-5300.  

 

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About The Leon County Division of Tourism/Visit Tallahassee: The Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) is the official destination marketing organization for Tallahassee-Leon County. Tourism is charged with marketing Tallahassee-Leon County nationally as a premier leisure, business and sports destination through direct sales, advertising, public relations, sports and visitor services. Named as one of Southern Living’s top 10 Cities of the South, in 2019, Tallahassee-Leon County welcomed 2.4 million visitors who contributed $1.04 billion in economic impact and accounts for more than 16,150 people employed in our community in the tourism & hospitality industry. For more information, go to www.VisitTallahassee.com or call toll free (800) 628-2866. Engage with Visit Tallahassee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #iHeartTally and #Trailahassee.