The Georgia Athletic Directors' Association (GADA) has awarded the trophy since the 1999-2000 school year with awards being given to the top male program, top female program, and top overall program in each classification since 2003.
Twenty-five Georgia High School Association sports are counted in the standings each school year. Each school's eight highest scoring sports for each gender are counted in the Directors' Cup Standings.
The sports include football, volleyball, cross-country, softball (fastpitch and slowpitch), basketball, competition cheerleading, wrestling (best finish, dual or traditional), riflery, gymnastics, swimming, track and field, golf, baseball, soccer, lacrosse and tennis.
Only the position earned at the GHSA State Playoffs are used to determine points in the Directors' Cup standings.
Results from region tournaments and competitions are not included in the points system.
The GADA currently requires a minimum of 65 schools participating in a given sport to receive the full allotment of Directors' Cup points.
Those sports under the minimum number of 65 schools
participating receives half the normal allotment of points for each position.
State champion receive 100 points with state runner-ups getting 80 points.
Third and fourth place receive 60 points. Fifth through eighth place gets 40 points. Ninth through 16th place receives 20 points while 17th through 32nd place gets 10 points.
Gordon Lee is currently second in the overall standings for Class A with 250 points, just 20 points behind Jefferson.
Bremen is third with 240 points while Trion is tied with Savannah Country Day for fourth with 210 points.
The Gordon Lee boys are tied for third with Athens Christian, Emmanuel County Institute and Turner County with 120 points. Jefferson leads with 150 while Bremen is second with 130.
The Gordon Lee girls are tied for fourth with Landmark Christian with 130 points. Calvary Day leads with 170 while Savannah Country Day and Trion are tied for second with 140 points.
In Class AA, LaFayette is tied for 11th overall with Toombs County with 160 points. The Ramblers are seventh with 100 points while the Lady Ramblers are tied with Darlington for 22nd place with 60 points.
Ridgeland sits in 52nd place in Class AAAA with 50 points. The Panthers are 44th with 30 points while the Lady Panthers are 49th with 20 points.
Complete lists can be found at www.gadaonline.net