Valdosta High to attend GEICO State Championship Bowl Series

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
December 13, 2016

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Board of Education has unanimously approved a trip for the Valdosta High School football team to attend the 2016 Geico State Champions Bowl Series in Texas.

The VHS Wildcats received the invitation to compete in the series on Monday.

The Wildcats will take on Chandler High School out of Arizona at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd.

Valdosta City Schools says although no tickets will be sold locally, fans can purchase tickets and learn more about the game by visiting

All the games will also be aired on ESPNU.

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
December 12, 2016

Fresh off winning the program's 24th state title, it appears the season may not be over for the Valdosta High football team. The Wildcats have been invited to compete in the 2016 Geico State Champions Bowl Series in Frisco, Texas.

The series will feature state champions from Georgia, Florida, Utah and Arizona. It will take place on December 23rd and will be held at the Ford Center at the Star, which is the Dallas Cowboys' indoor practice facility. All the games will be aired on ESPNU.

But before Wildcats fans start making travels plans, Valdosta City Schools says any trip more than 300 miles away must be approved. The school board plans to vote on it Tuesday night during their regularly scheduled meeting.