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MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Fall State Tournament Information

October 5, 2022
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Doug Ute
October 5, 2022
OHSAA Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Media Relations, [email protected]
MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Fall State Tournament Information
Fall Tournament Coverage
Tickets for All Tournament Contests
Fans can visit www.OHSAA.org/tickets for OHSAA tournament tickets in all sports.
OHSAA News and Media Center: https://www.ohsaa.org/news-media
The source for press releases, state tournament media credentials, photography and media regulations, tournament broadcast rates, record books, historical information and more.
Credentials for Sectional, District and Regional Tournament Contests
Please contact the site manager regarding credential requests for OHSAA sectional, district and regional tournament contests. Contact information can be found on the sport pages at OHSAA.org and on the brackets for team sports.
OHSAA Fall State Tournaments
Media Information and State Tournament Credentials: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/credentials
No Advance Registration Required For:
   Division II & III Golf – Oct. 14 & 15 at OSU Scarlet (Boys Div. II) and Gray (Girls Div. II) Golf Courses and NorthStar Golf Club (Boys Div. III), Sunbury
   Division I Golf – Oct. 21 & 22 at OSU Scarlet (Boys Div. I) and Gray (Girls Div. I) Golf Courses
   Girls Tennis – Oct. 21 & 22 at Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason (indoor facilities TBA if weather)
   Field Hockey – Nov. 3 & 5 at Thomas Worthington High School
Registration Applications Required For:
   Cross Country – Nov. 5 at Fortress Obetz and Memorial Park (application deadline is Tues., Nov. 1 at 6 p.m.)
   Volleyball – Nov. 10-12 at Wright State University, Irvin J. Nutter Center (application deadline is Tues., Nov. 8 at noon)
   Soccer – Nov. 11 (girls) & 12 (boys) at Lower.com Field, Columbus (application deadline is Thurs., Nov. 10 at noon)
   Football – Dec. 1-3 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton (application deadline is Tues., Nov. 29 at noon)
OHSAA Broadcast Partners
Spectrum News 1 is the official television partner of the OHSAA and will provide exclusive television play-by-play coverage of the OHSAA football state championship games Dec. 1-3 in Canton, along with selected games each weekend during the football playoffs. Spectrum’s coverage is also available at OHSAA.tv.
The NFHS Network is the official streaming partner of the OHSAA and will provide exclusive video streaming of selected tournament contests in field hockey, cross country, soccer, volleyball and football. NFHS Network coverage is available at: www.NFHSNetwork.com
If neither Spectrum nor the NFHS Network is covering a tournament contest, it is available to local media for live streaming and delayed television coverage. All games are available for live audio broadcasting.
Football Playoff Credentials and Press Box Seating
In consultation with the OHSAA’s Media Advisory Committee, a priority scale has been established for press box seats during the football playoffs. Host sites are asked to follow the priority scale according to the media list submitted by the two schools participating at their site. The priority scale is posted at: https://ohsaaweb.blob.core.windows.net/files/Sports/Football/FB-MediaPressBoxMemo.pdf
Attention Broadcasters: PSA’s Available
The OHSAA provides numerous public service announcements to promote sportsmanship, officiating, supporting school sports and more. Many of the PSAs are produced in cooperation with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (OIAAA). Audio PSAs are available for download at: https://www.ohsaa.org/RTG/PSA and video PSAs are available on the OHSAA’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/OHSAAvideos/videos
2022-23 OHSAA Handbook Available Upon Request
Media members who would like to receive a complimentary OHSAA Handbook should email their mailing address to Tim Stried at [email protected] with the subject line “Handbook Request.” The PDF version of the Handbook is posted at: https://ohsaaweb.blob.core.windows.net/files/SchoolResources/Handbook.pdf 
Information Posted Weekly on Sport Pages at www.OHSAA.org
Each sport page at www.OHSAA.org contains information such as state polls, tournament information, brackets (for team sports), state tournament coverage, sport-specific releases, regulations, state tournament histories and state record books.
Other Links:
OHSAA Radio Network
  • OHSAA Radio Network Home: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
  • Attention radio stations: please contact Tim Stried for information on affiliate plans for the 2022 OHSAA football playoffs and state championship games. The OHSAA Radio Network will produce weekly 28-minute shows during the playoffs and cover all seven state championship games December 1-3, with Skyview Satellite providing distribution.
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