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Touchdowns Against Cancer is proud to partner with the Texas High School Coaches Association to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This program, created by Pledge It, MaxPreps, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, unites high school football teams across the state of Texas for a common cause: Finding Cures. Saving Children®.

Touchdowns Against Cancer

Pledge to your team

Join as a captain

Get involved as a student

Touchdowns against cancer supports Texas kids like Mikey

Mikey was 5 months old when his family learned he had retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer. His treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® included a combination of chemotherapy, laser treatment and cryotherapy.

“I don’t know what we would do without St. Jude,” his mom said. Mikey is a playful, happy little boy.


Meet Mikey

1 Year Old Texas

Eye Cancer

Earn the THSCA State Title

The top fundraising team in Texas will be crowned the THSCA’s Touchdowns Against Cancer State Champion at the conclusion of the program!

Follow the action in Texas!

Calvert (MD): Running for a cure and fighting for a cause!

Irvine (CA): We joined Touchdowns Against Cancer to honor a former player (Video)

Oak Ridge HS (CA): FNL ends with a W! #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

The story of cancer survivor Tom Pettry and Olmstead Falls (OH) Football

CIFSS (CA) schools are raising money for #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

Las Cruces (NM): Bulldawgs took care of business 49-7! #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

St. Paul's (MN): Join the Wolves in the fight against cancer! #WeAreOne

The story of TAC Champions Lausanne Collegiate School (TN)

North Schuylkill SD (PA): Two teams one cause! @TouchdownsAgainstCancer #FridayNightLights #HighSchoolFootball

Shamokin HS (PA): Wearing yellow trim to support cancer research!

Touchdowns Against Cancer provides a unique opportunity for our coaches & players to make a positive impact and work together as a force for good in Texas communities.

Joe Martin

THSCA Executive Director