IT'S TIME TO NOMINATE FOOTBALL ALL-STARS!

FOR COACHES ONLY:

Click the tabs to the right to electronically submit your Player or Manager Nomination forms. Important dates are listed below for meeting times and deadlines.

The 2018 Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star Football Game is scheduled for 11:30 AM on Saturday, December 8 in Gulfport, MS.
Admission:  $10; MAC cards will be accepted.

Please be sure to review the guidelines (listed at the bottom of this page) prior to submitting your nominations to ensure that your player is eligible.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • All-Star Football Nominations must be electronically submitted by Wednesday, September 19.
  • Football All-Stars will be announced at the annual All-Star Football Press Conference on Wednesday, October 3 at 10:00 AM.
  • Team Meetings will be held Sunday, October 7 at 1:00 PM.
    • BBC North Team:  Grenada High School
    • BBC South Team:  Petal High School
  • All-Star Player Participation Forms must be submitted by Wednesday, October 10.
  • BBC North/South All-Star Football ads must be received in our office by Wednesday, October 17.
  • North/South Football All-Stars will report to practice on Wednesday, December 5.
  • The Bernard Blackwell Classic North/South All-Star Football Banquet will be held at 6:00 PM on Friday, December 7 at the Lyman Community Center (13742 US 49, Gulfport, MS  39503).
  • The 2018 Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star Football Game is scheduled for Saturday, December 8 in Gulfport, MS (Gulfport High School’s Milner Stadium, 1403 38th Ave., Gulfport, MS).

Guidelines for the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic

I. Selection of Coaches:
HEAD COACH-
•  Must be a current member of the M.A.C.
• Must have been a member of the M.A.C. for at least three (3) consecutive years.
• Must be a current Head Coach in a MHSAA member school and have been a Head Coach for a minimum of 3 years prior to the game (can include the fall preceding coaching in the BBC All-Star Game)
• Head Coach must have served as an On-the-Field Assistant Coach in the game.
• Head Coach will be given an honorarium of $250.00
 
ASSISTANT COACHES-
•  Must be a current member of the M.A.C.
• Must have been a member of the M.A.C. for at least three (3) consecutive years.
• Must be a current Head Coach in a MHSAA member school and have been a Head Coach for a minimum of 3 years prior to the game (can include the fall preceding coaching in the BBC All-Star Game)
• Assistant Coaches will receive an honorarium of  $225.00 each.
 
SCOUT COACH-
•  Must be a current member of the M.A.C.
• Must have been a member of the M.A.C. for at least three (3) consecutive years.
• Must be a current Head Coach in a MHSAA member school and have been a Head Coach for a minimum of 3 years prior to the game (can include the fall preceding coaching in the BBC All-Star Game)
• The Head Coaches of the North & the South will pick their own Scout Coach
• Serving as the Scout Coach does not count as serving as On-the-Field Assistant Coach.
• Qualified coaches can serve as a BBC Scout Coach as many times as they wish.
 
ALL BBC COACHES-
•  Must be a current member of the M.A.C.
• Can only coach in one all-star game per year.
• Must abide by the M.A.C. Code of Ethics.
• Must cooperate with the M.A.C. in the sale of ads.
• Must have demonstrated by past performance that he will fulfill all commitments he made concerning his All-Star player(s)/manager as required and specified to by the M.A.C.
• Recommendations for these All-Star Coaches come from M.A.C. Football Committee based on nomination forms submitted by individual coaches; final approval by the M.A.C. Executive Committee.
 
II. Selection of Players and Managers:
• Must be a senior graduating with his regular class and in good standing with MHSAA, MAC, respective school & coaching staff.
• Must respond to all dated material by the date requested.
• Must cooperate with the M.A.C. in the sale of ads.
• Must exhibit positive attitude to those in charge at all times.
• Cannot wear earrings.
• Forty two (42) players will be chosen. Each of the eight MHSAA districts must be guaranteed at least one (1) selection, each of the six (6) MHSAA classifications must be guaranteed one (1) selection. There can be 3 players selected from the same school (limited to only 2 schools) except as replacement players with prior approval of the game manager.
 
** A player or coach may be dismissed from the All-Star team at any time by the MAC Executive Director for not complying with these guidelines.
 
III.  To be eligible for selection, all player/manager  nominations must be electronically submitted on the M.A.C. website five working days before the date of the Selection Committee Meeting.