KSHSAA Release

CLASSIFICATION CHANGES FOR THE 2022 AND 2023 FOOTBALL CYCLE

Classifications, for the purpose of determining district football assignments, shall be based on the total enrollment in the school’s ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades as submitted to the KSHSAA on September 20.

For district football, member schools will be classified as follows:

             Class 6A: 32 largest member schools playing 11-player football.

             Class 5A: 32 next largest schools playing 11-player football.

             Class 4A: 32 next largest schools playing 11-player football.

(Classes 6A, 5A, and 4A will not be placed in districts. The schools will be divided into 16 schools in the east and 16 schools in the west)

             Class 3A: 40 next largest schools playing 11-player football. (8 districts of 5 schools)

             Class 2A: 40 next largest schools playing 11-player football. (8 districts of 5 schools)

             Class 1A: All other member schools playing 11-player football. (8 districts of 5-6 schools)

8-Player: Participating schools will be assigned to two separate divisions, as established by the                          

                              Executive Board. (Once the number of total schools are determined, then the

                              Divisions will be split as equally as possible, in determining the number of schools

                              in each of the 8 districts).

             6-Player: Participating schools will be assigned to districts.  The number of districts will be

                              determined by the number of schools to help facilitate scheduling.

                              (Pending the FB-DIST forms indicating 24 schools playing 6-player football)

NOTE: For 8-player district football participation, assignments shall be limited to those schools with a maximum enrollment of 100 students in grades 9, 10, and 11. For the 6-player district football participation, assignments shall be limited to those schools with a maximum enrollment of 55 students in grades 9, 10, and 11.