by Hunter Bower // GeauxPreps.com Owner
NEW ORLEANS – Following a one-year hiatus due to the worldwide pandemic, the LHSAA Prep Football Classic makes its return to the Caesars Superdome to crown state champions in six classifications.
GeauxPreps.com will be in attendance at the 41st annual event to provide social media updates, stories, photos and other features for each of the six games. Fans can follow along by like the Facebook page or following on Twitter by looking up @GeauxPrepsLA.
The Prep Classic opens up with the Division IV State Championship between No. 1 Ouachita Christian and No. 2 Southern Lab, followed by the Class 2A state title game featuring returning champion Many and challenger Amite. The first day concludes with the Class 4A State Championship contest featuring Warren Easton and Westgate.
The final day of games is sure to excite the fans in attendance as No. 1 Logansport and No. 2 Homer battle it out in the Noon Class 1A state title game. In a rematch of District 2-3A foes, the Class 3A State Championship pits No. 1 Sterlington against No. 7 Union Parish with kickoff set for a 3:30 start. No. 1 Zachary and No. 3 Ponchatoula will close out the Prep Classic when they compete for the Class 5A State Championship at 7 p.m.
All nine contests will be live streamed for a fee via the NFHS Network. Jeff Palermo has been tabbed to call the action for each game of the annual championship event.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!
The Caesars Superdome is a cashless operation including all concessions, merchandise, and parking. Cash will not be accepted as a form of payment at any parking, retail, or concession locations within Caesars Superdome.Guests may convert their cash to a Visa Card by at the following Guest Service locations throughout the Stadium:-100 Plaza Level- Gates A, C & G Visa Cards are sold in $25 and $50 denominations and can be used at ANY POS location in the building including merchandise. Any remaining balance on the debit card can be used at locations where debit payments are accepted.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
All bags are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12″ wide x 12″ height x 6″ deep, Gallon Size Ziploc Bags and Small Clutch Purses no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″ with or without a handle or strap. Non-clear Diaper bags are prohibited. A clear diaper bag (no larger than 12″ wide x 12″ height x 6″ deep) is permThe 2020 LHSAA Prep Football Classic starts on Sunday and will feature nine highly anticipated matchups.itted. Each member of a family, including children, would be allowed to carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse into the stadium.
Outside Food & Drink, Cans, Bottles, Weapons, Fireworks, Contraband, Fanny Packs, Back Packs, Video Cameras, Cameras with lens exceeding 6”, Recording Devices, Sticks/poles/Selfie Sticks, GoPros, Beach balls, Laser Pointers, Mace, Artificial Noisemakers, Drones, Whistles and Containers of any kind are prohibited on Mercedes-Benz Superdome property. Any other items determined unacceptable by management will also be prohibited. All bags are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12″ wide x 12″ height x 6″ deep, Gallon Size Ziploc Bags (Limit 1 of either) and Small Clutch Purses no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″. Non-clear Diaper bags are prohibited.
VACCINATION & TESTING
As required by the City of New Orleans for entry into our venues for events, all ticketholders age 12 and above, staff, vendors and participants must provide evidence of 1) a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken no more than 72 hours prior to entering the event or 2) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.Prior to entry, each person may present their verified digital proof of vaccination (LA Wallet or other official government sanctioned app) or an original, digital photograph or photocopy (both sides) of their CDC vaccination card. They may also present an official vaccination record issued by another state, foreign nation of the WHO. In lieu of vaccination, you may also present a negative PCR or antigen test result that has been taken within the last 72 hours.
2021 LHSAA Prep Football Classic Schedule
Friday, Dec. 10
Division I: Ouachita Christian vs Southern Lab | Noon
Class 2A: Amite vs Many | 3:30 p.m.
Class 4A: Warren Easton vs Westgate | 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 11
Class 1A: Homer vs Logansport | Noon
Class 3A: Sterlington vs Union Parish | 3:30 p.m.
Class 5A: Ponchatoula vs Zachary | 7 p.m.