Lone Star Gridiron

2008-2009 Texas high school football schedules

Dates (2008-2009)

August 4 First day of conditioning (No contact activities permitted.  No contact equipment except helmets may be worn.)

August 8 First day of contact

August 16 First scrimmage

August 21 Second scrimmage

August 26 Third scrimmage

(Schools opting for a third scrimmage shall not play on zero date)

August 11 First day of conditioning

August 15 First day of contact

August 23 First scrimmage (Exception:  A school may participate in a scrimmage after six (6)     days of contact practice activities if either team participating in the scrimmage participated in spring training and plays a zero (0) week game.

August 28 Second scrimmage

(Schools opting for a second scrimmage shall not play on zero date)

Possible Playing Dates

Zero Week.......................................... August 28, 29, 30
Week One........................................... September 4, 5, 6
Week Two........................................... September 11, 12, 13
Week Three........................................ September 18, 19, 20
Week Four.......................................... September 25, 26, 27
Week Five.......................................... October 2, 3, 4
Week Six............................................ October 9, 10, 11
Week Seven........................................ October 16, 17, 18
Week Eight........................................ October 23, 24, 25
Week Nine......................................... October 30, 31, November 1
Week Ten............................................ November 6, 7, 8

November 8 District Certification

Schools have 11 weeks to play a maximum of 10 games

Conference 1A/3A schools with byes have 12 weeks to play 10 games

November 15 District Certification 1A/3A with byes

Playoff Dates

Week 1................................................ November 13, 14, 15
Week 2................................................ November 20, 21, 22
Week 3................................................ November 27, 28, 29
Week 4................................................ December 4, 5, 6
Week 5................................................ December 11, 12, 13
Division I - 1A 11-Man, 2A, 3A, 1A Division I & II 6-Man Finals
Week 6................................................ December 18, 19, 20
Division II - 1A 11-Man, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, & Division I - 5A, 4A

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