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MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Spring Tournaments Information

May 6, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Spring Tournaments Information
OHSAA News and Media Center: https://www.ohsaa.org/news-media
The source for press releases, state tournament media credentials, photography and media regulations, OHSAA Radio Network information, tournament broadcast rates, record books, historical information and much 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 respective sport page at OHSAA.org and on the statewide brackets for team sports.
Upcoming OHSAA State Tournaments
State Tournament Credential Center: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/credentials
       Boys Tennis – May 24-25 at Lindner Family Tennis Center, Mason (media do not need to request credentials in advance)
       Softball – May 30, 31 and June 1 at Firestone Stadium, Akron (Credential application deadline is noon on Tues., May 27)
       Track & Field – May 31, June 1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, OSU (Credential application deadline is 10 a.m. on Wed., May 29).
       Lacrosse – June 1 at Selby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware (Credential application deadline is noon on Fri., May 31)
       Baseball – June 7-9 at Canal Park, Akron (Credential application deadline is noon on Tues., June 4)
State Tournament Video Play-by-Play Requests
Media outlets requesting video play-by-play coverage of OHSAA state tournament contests shall contact the OHSAA in advance to discuss details.
Regional and State Tournament Pairings
The OHSAA will announce regional tournament pairings in softball and lacrosse on Sunday, May 19. Boys tennis state tournament brackets will be posted on Monday, May 20. State tournament pairings in softball and lacrosse will be released on Sunday, May 26, along with baseball regional pairings. Baseball state tournament pairings will be announced on Sunday, June 2.
OHSAA Radio Network Set for Softball and Baseball State Tournaments
The OHSAA Radio Network will broadcast all 12 games from the softball and baseball state tournaments. There is no charge for stations to carry network broadcasts and affiliates can have waived broadcast fees for their own regional and state tournament broadcasts. Program logs are created for each game so local stations can insert their own inventory if they desire (24 local avails per game). The network broadcasts are available through an online stream, while the baseball broadcasts are also available through Skyview Satellite. Contact Tim Stried or visit https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
Updated 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.
Feature Stories Request
Media are asked to email Tim Stried links to their feature stories about sportsmanship or overcoming adversity for posting on the OHSAA’s website and social media platforms and elsewhere.
Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association
Other Links:
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, [email protected]

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