2022 NHSA National Championship Nov 11th – 14th

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The NHSA Tournament is for high school teams playing 8-man football. It is held annually in Panama City Beach, Florida. This year’s tournament begins Friday, November 11th with teams arriving at Laguna Beach Christian Resort (LBCR) in PCB where they will stay during the tournament. Games will be played on Saturday during the day. Sunday is a rest day with no activities planned. Games will be played again on Monday with the National Championship game ending the tournament. Teams can leave after their games or stay over until Tuesday morning. Teams stay in dorms or houses on LBCR. Parents, families and cheerleaders can stay at LBCR as well as there are numerous hotel rooms, suites and small houses on the campus. Each team is assigned a fully equipped commercial kitchen with dining room where they can prepare their meals, snacks and hold meetings. For meals they can prepare themselves, bring in prepared foods (pizza, bbq, chicken, etc) or go to one of many restaurants located within 10 minutes of LBCR. There is a $140 fee per person (players, coaches, family members) with a maximum of $700 for a family. This fee includes housing for 4 nights and hot breakfast (Saturday, Sunday and Monday). The NHSA Tournament is a great way to end the season. It also will motivate your players and families who will want to return each year.

2022 NHSA General Info (8-man Football)

2022 Team-Registration-Form-8-man

2022 NHSA Football Brochure

2022 NHSA (8-man football) Eligibility Form

You can also get more information by calling 770-714-5775 or email to hankstdenis@aol.com


2021 NHSA National Champions Evangel Christian Lightning
Evangel defeated Freedom Cowboys 33-12 to win their 4th straight National Championship. In a season where Evangel faced strong competition and were not favored to win the Championship, the ability to make big plays helped them keep their streak of Championships. MvP Christian Chapman led the way as his 4 interceptions, one a pick six stymied the Cowboys offense. He also had a special teams big play as he returned a kick for a touchdown.

The Evangel Christian Blue Lightning beat the Southern Prep Rangers to win the Division 2 Championship 42-26.

The DIV 2 Consolation game saw the Tennessee Heat edge Westminster Christian 53-52 in a wild ending to the game.

MVP Christian Chapman – Evangel Christian
Aden Luchtenfeld – Tennessee Heat
Caleb Lumpkin – Evangel Christian
Cooper Knecht – Grace Baptist
Corey Murphy – Ezekiel Academy
Eli Whitfield – Evangel Christian
Divante Adams – Southern Prep
Gabe Guliiory – Westminster Christian
Garrett Peebles – Southern Prep
Gavin Maynard – Freedom Cowboys
Harris Black – Evangel Christian
Isaiah Zorn – Ezekiel Academy
Judah Thompson – Evangel Christian
Keandre Hatfield – Tennessee Heat
Mason Long – Grace Baptist
Nathan Ogletree – Freedom Cowboys
Nelson Goulas – Westminster Christian
Payton Patchel – Ezekiel Academy
Owen Wolfe – Southern Prep
Oliver Johnson – Freedom Cowboys
TJ Lorio – Freedom Cowboys
Tyler Parrott – Grace Baptist
Honorable Mention:
Brock Stomps – Westminster Christian
Caleb Adam – Grace Baptist
Cecil Coon – Ezekiel Academy
Cole Mason – Grace Baptist
D’andre Martinez – Tennessee Heat
Dylan Weathers – Evangel Christian
Evan Cole – Southern Prep
Joshua Butler – Freedom Cowboys
Matty Spackman – Ezekiel Academy
Pierce Dalton – Freedom Cowboys
Zach Chandler – Evangel Christian


Laguna Beach Christian Resort
The Laguna Beach Christian Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida is one of the host facilities for the NHSA (8-Man Football) Tournament. All rooms/suites reservations are to be made through your football team who will work with the NHSA office to make all room reservations (do not contact Laguna Beach for rooms/suites).

Accommodations Include:

8 Acres Of Private Grounds
13 Swimming Pools
4 Heated Pools
Full Size Basketball Courts
Volleyball Courts On Grounds & Beach
12 Fully-equipped Commercial Kitchens
Beach front and beach access rooms
20 Meeting Rooms
700 Seat Chapel/Auditorium on Grounds
Free Wi-Fi (internet access)
Large outdoor mall less than 5 minutes
Restaurants (major chains & local) nearby

To see a map of the Laguna Beach Campus, click.. HERE

You can also get more information by calling 770-714-5775 or email to hankstdenis@aol.com


To visit the NHFA National Championship (Homeschool football)website CLICK HERE


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