April 2017

April 4

Last day to add players to Baseball and Softball rosters

April 4-6

AACS National Academic, Bible, and Fine Arts Competition @ Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC

April 6

CFA Football Spring Planning Meeting and Realignment Committee Meeting @ Brooklane Baptist Academy, Hueytown

April 22

Volleyball Scheduling Meeting @ Chilton Christian Academy, Jemison

April 25

ACAA State Track and Field Meet @ University of Montevallo

April 27

Academic and Spiritual Life Committee Meeting @ Bible Methodist Christian School, Pell City

April 28

Achievement Testing ends

April 28

Last day for Baseball and Softball league play


May 2017

May 1-2

Baseball and Softball rain/makeup dates

May 4-5

Baseball and Softball tie-breaker dates

May 8-9

Baseball and Softball playoff/sub-state dates

May 12-13

ACAA State Baseball and Softball Tournament @ Tuscaloosa Christian School, Cottondale

May 19

CFA Football spring training ends


June 2017


July 2017

July 10-14

AACS Youth Legislative Training Conference, Arlington, VA/Washington, DC      

July 17
Volleyball practice may begin

July 21-27

CFA Football practice may begin without pads

July 24

Volleyball eligibility material due in ACEA Office

July 24 -28

ACEA Annual Regional Meetings

July 28 - August 11

CFA Football practice may begin with pads; may play a jamboree game


August 2017

July 28 - August 11

CFA Football practice may begin with pads; may play a jamboree game

August 4

CFA Football eligibility material due in ACEA Office

August 7
Volleyball league play may begin

August 18

CFA Football league play may begin


September 2017

September 8

Last day to add players to Volleyball rosters

September 9
Athletic Committee Meeting and Winter Sports (Basketball) Scheduling Meeting @ Chilton Christian Academy, Jemison

September 11-13

AACS National Legislative Conference

September 15

Last day to add players to CFA Football roster (Must wait 5 school days to play)

September 20-22
SACS Christian Educators' Convention - Gatlinburg, TN

September 25

Golf Invitational - Hosted by Bethel Baptist School, Hartselle

September 26

Preliminary Bible Quizzing #1 - Hosted by Bible Methodist Christian School, Pell City


October 2017

October 6

Last day for junior high Volleyball league play

October 10

Last day for varsity Volleyball league play

October 12-13

Varsity Volleyball sub-state dates

October 14

ACAA Junior High Volleyball Regional Tournaments

Region A - North @

Region B - South @

October 16

Basketball practice may begin

October 20-21

ACAA State Junior High Championship game and Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Oxford High School, Oxford

October 23

Basketball eligibility due in the ACEA office

October 24

Preliminary Bible Quizzing #2 - Hosted by Bible Methodist Christian School, Pell City

October 27

CFA Football playoff games

Six Man @ TBD

Eight Man @ TBD

October 28

Volleyball All Star Exhibition - Varsity Girls @ Marion Academy, Marion

October 30

Cross Country Meet - Hosted by


November 2017

November 3

CFA Football Championship Games

Six Man @

Eight Man @ Tuscaloosa Christian School, Cottondale

November 6

Basketball league play may begin

November 6-17

ACEA State Academic Testing Registration and Ordering Online through TestPoint™

(Schools must register and place initial order during this week.)

November 27-December 15

State Academic Testing Window - Online Testing through TestPoint™

November 28

Preliminary Bible Quizzing #3 - Hosted by Mountain View Baptist School, Birmingham


December 2017

December 11

Baseball and/or Softball retainer contract and fee(s) due in ACEA office

December 15

State Academic Testing window closes


January 2018

January 2

Baseball and Softball throwing and conditioning may begin (no infield/no hitting)

January 8

ACEA State Academic, Bible, and Senior High Art Competition registration due to Tabernacle Christian School, Gardendale

January 12

Last day to add players to Basketball rosters

January 13

Athletic Committee Meeting and Spring Sports (Baseball, Softball and Soccer) Scheduling Meeting @ Brooklane Baptist Academy, Hueytown

January 25-26

ACEA State Academic, Bible, and Senior High Art Competition @ Tabernacle Christian School, Gardendale

January 26

Last day for Basketball league play for DI and DII Junior High Girls

January 29

Baseball and Softball practice may begin

January 29

Team pictures and rosters due to Basketball Tournament host school (Jeff Smith) for Basketball Tournament Program Book


February 2018

February 2

Last day for Basketball league play for DI Junior High Boys, DII Junior High Boys, and DII Varsity Girls

February 3

Junior High Girls' Basketball Tournament @ Chilton Christian Academy, Jemison

February 5

Basketball tie-breaker date for DI Junior High Boys, DII Junior High Boys, and DII Varsity Girls

February 5-6

Basketball sub-state date for DI Junior High Boys and DII Varsity Girls

February 5

Last day for Basketball league play for DI Varsity Boys, DII Varsity Boys,

and DI Varsity Girls

February 5

Baseball and Softball eligibility material due in ACEA Office

February 6

Basketball tie-breaker date for DI Varsity Boys, DII Varsity Boys, and DI Varsity Girls

February 6-7

AACS National LEAD Conference

February 8-10

Basketball sub-state date for DI Varsity Boys, DII Varsity Boys, and DI Varsity Girl

February 9

ACEA State Fine Arts Competition registration for Junior/Senior High due in ACEA Office

February 9-10

ACAA State Basketball Tournament for DI Junior High Boys, DII Junior High Boys,  and DII Varsity Girls @ Trinity Christian Academy, Oxford

February 15-17

ACAA State Basketball Tournament for DI Varsity Boys, DI Varsity Girls, DII Varsity Boys and Cheer Competition @ Oxford Civic Center, Oxford

February 16

ACEA State Fine Arts Competition registration for Elementary North and Junior High Art due in ACEA office

February 19

Baseball and Softball league play may begin

February 23

ACEA State Fine Arts Competition registration for Elementary South and Junior High Art due in ACEA office

February 24

Basketball All Star Games @ Tuscaloosa Christian School, Cottondale


March 2018

March 1-2

ACEA State Junior/Senior High Fine Arts Competition @ Mountain View Baptist School, Birmingham

March 9

ACEA State Elementary Fine Arts and Junior High Art Competition - NORTH @ Calvary Baptist Academy, Huntsville

March 16

ACEA State Elementary Fine Arts and Junior High Art Competition - SOUTH @ Chilton Christian Academy, Jemison

March 19

Achievement Testing begins

March 19-20

ACEA Annual Pastors and Administrators' Conference and Business Meeting - Hilton Garden Inn, Orange Beach

March 23

Archery Championship - Hosted by Conecuh Springs Christian School, Union Springs

March 26-May 18

CFA Football spring training may begin - 10 days between March 26 and May 18

(5 days without pads; 5 days with pads) Schools may use one day for spring game or jamboree


April 2018

April 5

Track and Field registration due in ACEA office

April 5

CFA Football Spring Planning Meeting and Athletic Committee Meeting @ Brooklane Baptist Academy, Hueytown

April 6

Last day to add players to Baseball and Softball rosters

April 10-12

AACS National Academic, Bible, and Fine Arts Competition @ Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC

April 19

Academic and Spiritual Life Committee Meeting @ Bible Methodist Christian School, Pell City

April 21

Volleyball Scheduling Meeting @ Chilton Christian Academy, Jemison

April 24

ACAA State Track and Field Meet @

Rain date April 26

April 27

Achievement Testing ends

April 27

Last day for Baseball and Softball league play

April 30-May 1

Baseball and Softball rain/makeup dates


May 2018

April 30-May 1

Baseball and Softball rain/makeup dates

May 3-4

Baseball and Softball tie-breaker dates

May 7-8

Baseball and Softball playoff/sub-state dates

May 11-12

ACAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments @

May 18

CFA Football spring training ends


~FUTURE DATES TO REMEMBER~

July 30-August 3, 2018

ACEA Annual Regional Meetings - Sites TBD

October 3-5, 2018

ACEA Christian Educators' Convention

Oxford Civic Center, Oxford