Mississippi High School Activities Association
TypeVolunteer; NPO
Legal statusAssociation
Headquarters1201 Clinton/Raymond Rd.
Clinton, MS 39060
Region servedMississippi
Official languagesEnglish
Executive DirectorDon Hinton
AffiliationsNational Federation of State High School Associations
Remarks(601) 924-6400

The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) is the official sanctioning body of all public and some private junior high and high school academic and athletic competitions in the state of Mississippi. It is a non-profit organization and is headquartered in Clinton, Mississippi. The MHSAA is a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations.


The activities which the MHSAA oversees include chess, esports, debate, drama, speech, writing-prose, poetry, short stories, essays and music, both band and choral.

The athletic competitions of which the MHSAA oversees include archery, football, swimming, slowpitch softball, volleyball, cross country, soccer, basketball, powerlifting, tennis, golf, track, baseball and fastpitch softball.

The MHSAA state football championship games are contested in early December. The site alternates between Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville and M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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