The Ohio High School Athletic Association
State Tournament Media Credential Information
Bowling Media Welcome Letter
for OHSAA Bowling page
2013 OHSAA Bowling State Championships
The following information has been prepared to assist you with your
coverage of the upcoming OHSAA state bowling tournament. Please contact
Tim Stried (firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-267-2502, ext. 124) at the OHSAA
office should you have additional questions. Previews and additional
information will be posted on the OHSAA web site the week of each state
DATES: Friday, March 1 (girls) and Saturday, March 2 (boys)
LOCATION: Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl (3224 South High Street,
Columbus, OH 43207; 614-491-7155; www.bowlcolumbus.com)
YOUR HOSTS: Boys tournament manager Greg Coulles and girls
tournament manager Kyle Wilson will be available to assist the media
along with Roxanne Price, the OHSAA assistant commissioner who oversees
TIMES AND FORMAT: Girls competition will take place on Friday and
the boys competition on Saturday. Team qualifying rounds and individual
competition will begin at 11:00 a.m. each day, while team championship
rounds will start at 4:15 p.m.
PARKING: Media parking is on a first-come, first-served basis
around the facility. There are no media parking passes.
MEDIA CREDENTIALS: There is no media application form for the
bowling state tournaments, as advance registration is not required.
Media shall show their company identification at the entrance to the
bowling center to receive a media packet.
FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY PROHIBITED: Flash photography is not permitted
at any time during the bowling state tournament except prior to warm-ups
and between rounds and during trophy presentations
MEDIA WORK AREA: A media work area is available. Wireless
internet access is available in the facility.
PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE: Rather than sending a stringer, media
outlets needing photographs from a state tournament are encouraged to
contact the OHSAA’s official photographer, Impact Action Sports
Photography. Their website is www.impactactionphotos.com (click on the
media request form). The contacts are Joe Maiorana (email@example.com)
and Ben Barnes (firstname.lastname@example.org). Coaches, school staff, freelance
photographers and parents of competitors are not permitted to receive
media credentials. Media outlets found to be in violation are subject to
reduced access at future OHSAA state tournaments.
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