LITTLE ROCK — The Shootout of the South 7-on-7 Football Tournament begins Friday with 19 teams from Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas coming to compete. This year’s field includes Allen (TX); four playoff teams from Oklahoma in Heritage Hall, Stigler, Norman, and Afton; Arkansas state champions Fayetteville (7A), El Dorado (6A), and Pulaski Academy (4A); and 11 other Arkansas schools: Bryant, Central (Little Rock), Central Arkansas Christian, Greenbrier, Harrison, Lake Hamilton, Mayflower, Nashville, Russellville, Warren, and Watson Chapel.
Each of the twenty-four teams will compete in five pool play games on Friday
beginning at 11 a.m. at the Mighty Bluebird Complex at 6800 Pinnacle Valley Road
in Little Rock. The last pool play games will begin at 5:25 p.m. Pool play results
will seed Saturday’s tournament, which is a guaranteed-two game format,
beginning at 10 a.m. The finals for the championship will be at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday.
The top four teams will qualify for the 7on7U National Championship (www.7on7.com) being held July 20-22 in Washington, D.C. Last year’s Shootout of the South Champion, Pulaski Academy, won the inaugural event last July.
Mighty Bluebird Complex is off Highway 10 West on Pinnacle Valley Road.
Admission to the tournament is $5 per car each day. Concessions will be available.
The tournament is sponsored by Baptist Health Orthopedic Center, Windstream Communications, Virtual Piggy, Adidas, Convacare, The Hatcher Agency, Landers Toyota, and Midwest Sports.
List of all 19 teams:
Afton HS (OK)
Allen HS (TX)
Central HS (Little Rock)
Central Arkansas Christian (North Little Rock)
El Dorado HS
Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City)
Lake Hamilton HS (Pearcy)
Pulaski Academy (Little Rock)
Watson Chapel HS (Pine Bluff)
2007 Heritage Hall
2008 Lake Hamilton
2010 Pulaski Academy
2011 Pulaski Academy
Mighty Blue Bird Field Located at 6800 Pinnacle Valley Road off Hwy 10(Cantrell)