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Valdosta Wildcats Approved to Play in 2016 GEICO State Champions Bowl Series

The invitation was met with much excitement from Valdosta City Schools’ officials.  According to school board policy, the Valdosta Board of Education must vote to officially approve the trip.  The board will meet tonight at 7:00 pm for their regularly scheduled meeting where this trip will be discussed. 

Pending board approval, the Valdosta Wildcats will play Chandler (Arizona) with a 9:30 pm kickoff.  The first game in the series will be St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) and Bingham (South Jordan, Utah) with a 6 pm kickoff. 

School officials are working through the logistical details of the trip leading into tonight’s Board of Education meeting. 

About the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series

The 2016 GEICO State Champions Bowl Series features high school football champions competing again one another in a double header event.  Teams are selected from Georgia, Florida, Utah and Arizona.  Games are played in the Dallas Cowboy 12,000-seat practice facility in Frisco, Texas.  ESPNU will broadcast the competition and GEICO will serve as the corporate sponsor.  Teams were chosen based on their average ranking and team classification will also be determined as a factor.    

UPDATE: Tuesday, December 13 at 8:15 pm

The Valdosta Board of Education unanimously approved the trip for the Valdosta Wildcats to appear in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series.  

Fans can purchase tickets and learn more about the game by visiting  No tickets will be sold locally.  Valdosta's game against the Chandler Wolves from Arizona is now the early game which will kickoff at 6:00 pm EST on December 23.  
For more information about the game or recommendations on accommodations in Dallas for fans please contact Reginald Mitchell, athletics director for Valdosta City Schools at (229) 671-6008.
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