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Gulf Shores and Orange Beach List Robust Calendar of Events for Spring

7 Mar, 2019


Nearly 40 events will take place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach March through May 2019, including several highlighting the home team – Gulf Shores High School. Baseball and softball teams from all over the Southeast will cruise to the coast for the GSHS Gulf Coast Classic Tournaments in March with families and fans in tow to experience local facilities and Alabama’s beaches.

“People from all over the country plan their entire spring break around traveling to our beautiful island paradise to participate in our tournaments,” said Matt Blake, athletic director for Gulf Shores High School. “The impact these tournaments have on our economy is essential for our local businesses. This also provides an opportunity for us to showcase our local student-athletes as they compete against some of the best talent from the Southeast.”

The following Gulf Coast Classic events take place at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex:

  • March 11-13: Gulf Coast Classic I Softball Tournament
  • March 18-20: Gulf Coast Classic II Softball Tournament
  • March 18-21: Gulf Coast Classic I Baseball Tournament
  • March 25-27: Gulf Coast Classic III Softball Tournament
  • March 25-28: Gulf Coast Classic II Baseball Tournament

Other major spring athletic events include the Alabama Independent Schools Association Outdoor Track & Field State Championship (April 11-12), Alabama High School Athletic Association State Track Championship 4-7A (May 2-4), National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship (May 3-5), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Softball Opening Rounds (May 13-16) and the NAIA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships (May 23-25).

For information on upcoming athletic events along Alabama’s Gulf Coast, visit GulfShores.com/Sports, or call 1-800-745-SAND.

2019 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission Spring Sports Schedule:
March 1-3: NAIA and University of Mobile Gulf Coast Invitational
March 2-3: Snap Soccer Shootout (girls)
March 2-9: Spring Track & Field Training
March 7-10: 50th Annual Bratton Brothers Invitational (golf)
March 8-11: March to May Collegiate Beach Volleyball Tournament
March 9-10: Publix Super Cup Soccer Tournament (boys)
March 9-16: Spring Track & Field Training
March 10-16: Marian University Track & Field
March 11-13: Gulf Coast Classic I Softball Tournament
March 16: Gulf Shores High School Track & Field St. Patrick’s Day Invitational
March 16-17: Gulf Shores Junior Tennis Tournament
March 16-19: Henderson State University’s Men’s Golf Tournament
March 16-23: Spring Track & Field Training
March 18-20: Gulf Coast Classic II Softball Tournament
March 18-21: Gulf Coast Classic I Baseball Tournament
March 19-23: Murray State University Track & Field Team Spring Training
March 23: South USA Grappling Alabama State Championship
March 23: Flora-Bama’s Beach Fun-Walk for America’s Warriors 5K & Half Marathon
March 23-30: Spring Track & Field Training
March 25-27: Gulf Coast Classic III Softball Tournament
March 25-28: Gulf Coast Classic II Baseball Tournament
March 29-31: University of Florida Soccer Match
March 30 to April 6: Spring Break Track Training
April 5-7: UTR Spring Tennis Tournament
April 11-12: AISA Outdoor Track & Field State Championship
April 12-14: Paddle at Scull Harbor
April 20: Zydeco & Crawfish Festival 5K Run
April 26-27: Pleasure Island Showdown Softball Tournament
April 27: Beach Classic – National Beach Tour Regional Qualifier
May 2-4: AHSAA State Track Championship (4-7A)
May 3-4: Crawfish Relay
May 3-5: National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship
May 4-5: Gulf Coast Region USA Volleyball Beachfest – National Beach Tour Qualifier
May 9-11: AHSAA Regional Softball Championship
May 10: Gulf Shores High School Football Spring Game
May 10-11: Lobos Locos Paddle
May 11: Good Life Ride
May 13-16: NAIA Softball Opening Rounds
May 23-25: NAIA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships

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