LHSAA Boys’ Marsh Madness Basketball State Championship Tournament

LAKE CHARLES, La. (March 4, 2022) —The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Boys’ Marsh Madness Basketball State Championship Tournament will be held at the Burton Coliseum Complex, 7001 Gulf Hwy., Monday – Saturday, March 7-12, with the championship games played Friday and Saturday.


“Lake Charles and the Burton Coliseum have been the home of the LHSAA Boys’ Basketball State Tournament for many years, and we enjoy the level of hospitality and professionalism that all experience in Southwest Louisiana. The teams are ready to compete, enjoy the local food, culture, and the warm welcome from sports fans in the area,” said Eddie Bonine, LHSAA Executive Director.


“We are thrilled to welcome LHSAA athletes, coaches, and fans back to Lake Charles and look forward to hosting this impactful event for the Lake Area,” said Eric Zartler, Sr. Vice President of Sales for Visit Lake Charles. “We appreciate the outpouring of support from our partners, the hospitality community, volunteers, and sports enthusiasts who make events memorable for everyone involved as these talented student athletes compete for the chance of becoming state champions.”


“The Burton Complex is proud to have the opportunity of hosting the LHSAA Boys’ Basketball Tournament for the 9th consecutive year. We enjoy working with the LHSAA staff and the CVB in this joint-effort, and always look forward to welcoming the best teams and their fans from all over the state,” said Jason Barnes, Burton Complex Director.


Tickets will be sold on a first come first serve basis for $13 each. Each ticket purchased is valid for that game only. The facility will be cleared after each session, and there will be no re-entry to the facility once exited. Tickets are also available online beginning Sunday, March 6, at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.


Ochsner Health is the presenting sponsor for the LHSAA Boys’ Marsh Madness Basketball State Championship Tournament. For more information, visit www.lhsaa.org, check out the LHSAA Bulletin, or contact Visit Lake Charles at (337) 436-9588.



About the LHSAA

The LHSAA is a private entity that provides and regulates interscholastic athletic programs that promote fair and equitable competition among its member schools that is in the best interest of the student-athlete. Learn more on the association’s website at www.lhsaa.org or to connect via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.