South Carolina High School League
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AbbreviationSCHSL
Formation1907
TypeVolunteer; NPO
Legal statusAssociation
PurposeAthletic/Educational
Headquarters121 Westpark Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29210
Region served
South Carolina
Membership
414 schools
Official language
English
President
Skip Lax
AffiliationsNational Federation of State High School Associations
Staff
27
Websiteschsl.org
Remarks(803) 798-0120

The South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) is the organization that rules and regulates school athletics in the state of South Carolina. Established in 1907 and based out of Columbia, the SCHSL had 414 member schools as of the 2011–2012 school year, with 206 high schools and 208 junior high/middle schools competing.

Competition

SCHSL sanctions competition in the following sports: softball, baseball, basketball, competitive cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling.

The SCHSL operates five classes of competition dependent on the size of a school's student enrollment:

Realignment for schools occurs every two years.

AAAAA Football

Class 5A began in 2016 and for the 2020–2022 period, includes the following schools:[1]

References

  1. ^ "2021 Composite Football Schedule". South Carolina High School League. August 13, 2021. Retrieved September 23, 2021.