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Looking for REAL youth football competition? You’ve found it! Turkey Day Classic, the largest youth football tournament in the United States, is where only the best compete. In its fifteen plus years, Turkey Day Classic has seen over 650 teams fight for the esteemed TDC title in three different states. The best youth teams deserve to be officiated by top officials, which is why Turkey Day Classic games are administrated by some of the finest in the country, including from the ACC, SWAC, the National Indoor Football League, as well as college and high school football officials from Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana and Kentucky.
2013 Turkey Day Classic Tournament Series
Atlanta, GA (National Championship) - November 28th thru 30thth games start on Thanksgiving Day at 3pm
Tournament Cost: Atlanta $350 per football team, Atlanta cut-off dates October 10th after that date fees will be $400 a team. After November 10th fees will be $450 a team.
New Orleans, LA - December 13th thru December 15th
If you have already paid your team registration and registered for the Gumbo Classic, to ensure to be properly placed on the schedule call Shane at (251) 459-2723.
Please Note: This is a stay to play policy. If you have not booked with our hotels as stated in our stay to play policy on our website, your team will not be allowed to play. At this point, the only hotels you can book rooms at are the Crown Plaza which is the host hotel and the Double Tree hotel. The hotel locations are listed on our website.
Weigh-in Starts TBA
Tournament Cost: New Orleans $350 per football Team, New Orleans cut-off November 15th after will be $400 a team.
The Turkey Day Classic tournament Gumbo Classic Youth Football Tournament will feature great competition from teams around the region, with ages ranging from five years thru fourteen with seven different divisions.
Hotel Reservation Policy
The Turkey Day Classic has a stay to play policy in effect that requires all teams to book accommodations through a designated reservation process. The reservations link is located on the appropriate city's section on our website menu that will enable you to book your rooms.
If you will look to the left side of our website you will see buttons that have cities names on them. Each city button will provide information for that paricular tournament. To place a holel reservation click on the city button located on the left and you will find a link to place your hotle reservations for that particular city.
All Coaches need to bring hotel room contracts @ check- in, No team will play without proof of hotel reservation contracts! Local teams don’t need to book rooms unless you are 90 miles away.
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All fields will be complete with lights, goal posts, scoreboards, stands and concessions for a true tournament atmosphere some of the best turf Fields in the nation. Atlanta offer a host of entertainment and leisure for when you're not rooting for your favorite player(s).
Does your team have what it takes to win "The Battle of Cobb County, GA"? If so, register now to join the ranks of the football youth elite from Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Ohio, Missouri, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Michigan and New Jersey (to name some of the states represented in Turkey Day Classic).