DeSoto Eagles Football Championship Parade 2023

DeSoto Eagles State Champs Parade Info and Celebration
Posted on 01/12/2023
This is the image for the news article titled DeSoto Eagles State Champs Parade Info and CelebrationThe DeSoto Independent School District is proud to celebrate its UIL-6A Division II State Championship DeSoto Eagles Football team. The team won the state dance over Austin Vandegrift in a convincing victory of 42-17 at AT&T Stadium on Saturday.

This UIL State championship victory was a capstone to an already victorious (14-2) season for the Eagles. This is the first championship for District Athletic Director and current Eagles Football Head Coach Claude Mathis and the second in the school program's history.

In celebration of this outstanding achievement, DeSoto ISD and the Cities of DeSoto and Glenn Heights will host a joint celebration parade on Saturday, Jan. 21, followed by a community pep rally in the Chris Dyer Gymnasium.

Parade Route:
From Amber Ln. to Hampton to Eagle Drive to the Chris Dyer Gymnasium

Want to Participate in the parade?
Please complete the entry form no later than Jan. 19 and submit along with the required documents to Catherine Spivey (Eagle Suite). Mailed copies can be sent to The Eagle Suite of DeSoto High School, 600 Eagle Drive, DeSoto, TX 75115.

Decorate floats, flatbed truck or car to highlight your organization or team.


Complete the Parade Application

Pep Rally Information
The parade will culminate in a community pep rally highlighting the 2022 DeSoto Eagle Football State Championship Team.

Parade and pep rally participants and attendees are asked to wear GREEN as a demonstration of our Eagle Spirit!

Get your DeSoto High School Football Championship T-shirt!

The deadline has been extended!  Order by Friday, Jan. 13th at Midnight and shirts will be in on Wednesday Jan. 18th. 
This order is the final opportunity to obtain your celebration shirt.

Link to purchase:

Order a Fan Ring

Those interested in purchasing a commemorative state championship ring may do so via the link below between now and Jan 31.

Link to Order Rings: