Texans take their 7on 7 serious and on Saturday a stellar field of seven schools will join host Bullard for the Bullard High School 7 on 7 State Qualifying Tournament.
The tournament's champion and second-place team will punch their respective tickets to the Texas State 7 on 7 Tournament (Division II), which will be played July 10-11 at Veterans Park Athletic Complex in College Station.
Three teams, in addition to the host Panthers have state tournament experience under their belts, including Kaufman, who has advanced to state in each of the past four years.
Chapel Hill qualified for state last yea rand in 2011, while Bullard and Tyler Grace were players on the big stage in College Station in 2012.
Bullard will be in Pool 1, which also includes San Augustine, First Baptist Dallas and Shelbyville.
Chapel Hill, Grace, Frankston and Kaufman will go at it in Pool 2.
Each team will play the remaining teams in their pool in back-to-back-to-back fashion.
The two teams with the most wins from each pool will advance to the championship round.
Pool play gets under way at 9 a.m., with Pool 1 games to be played at Panther Stadium and Pool 2 games to go to post at Bullard Middle School.
Pool play should wrap up shortly before noon.
After an hour break for lunch, the top four teams will tee it up at Panther Stadium starting at 1:15 p.m. with the two semi-final affairs.
The championship game should get under way around 2:15 p.m.
Other Division II, which covers Class 1A-3A schools, tourneys that are scheduled to be played on Saturday will take place in Houston, Gatesville and Wichita Falls.