In Ontario , high schools play in bowl games similar to college football in the United States. Until 2012, the games were determined by geographical location as opposed to a team's record. There were five bowl games for five different geographical regions; the Northern Bowl, the Golden Horseshoe Bowl, the National Capital Bowl, the Western Bowl and the Metro Bowl. For instance, the National Capital Bowl champion is determined through contests between teams from the Bay of Quinte, Simcoe County, Kawartha Lakes, Ottawa Valley and East Ontario. East Ontario or EOSSAA (Eastern Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association) champion is determined by the champions from divisions within itself such as KASSAA (Kingston Area Secondary School Athletic Association).
Obviously, when you love something as fervently as Texans love football, you build shrines to it, and in Texas those shrines come in the form of multimillion-dollar football stadiums that would make some NFL teams jealous. Katy Independent School District in Mckinney, Texas, for example, built its high school a new stadium that came with a $72 million price tag. Dubbed “Legacy Stadium,” the venue is the largest of its kind in America. Some of these monoliths are in the big cities, but some are pretty isolated. Here are 10 of the biggest Texas high school football stadiums.*