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MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Winter State Tournament Information

February 3, 2023
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Doug Ute
February 2, 2023
OHSAA Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Media Relations, [email protected]
MEDIA ADVISORY: OHSAA Winter State Tournament Information
Winter Tournament Coverage
Tickets for All Tournament Contests
Fans can visit www.OHSAA.org/tickets for OHSAA tournament tickets in all sports. All-session tickets for the girls and boys basketball state tournaments at University of Dayton Arena go on sale February 6. All-session tickets for the wrestling state tournament at the Schottenstein Center will go on sale February 14.  
OHSAA Winter State Tournaments
Media Information and State Tournament Credentials: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/credentials
      Swimming & Diving – Feb. 21-25 at C.T. Branin Natatorium, Canton
      Bowling, Div. II – March 3-4 at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl (no advance media registration required)
      Gymnastics – March 3-4 at Hilliard Bradley High School
      Girls Basketball – March 9-11 at University of Dayton Arena
      Bowling, Div. I – March 10-11 at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl (no advance media registration required)
      Wrestling – March 10-12 at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, The Ohio State University
      Ice Hockey – March 11-12 at Nationwide Arena, Columbus
      Boys Basketball – March 17-19 at University of Dayton Arena
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 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.
Spectrum News 1 is the Official Television Partner of the OHSAA
Spectrum News 1 will provide exclusive television play-by-play coverage of the OHSAA girls and boys basketball state tournaments. Spectrum’s coverage is also available at OHSAA.tv.
NFHS Network
The NFHS Network is the official streaming partner of the OHSAA and will provide exclusive video streaming coverage of selected tournament contests in basketball (district and regional tournaments), swimming (state), wrestling (state) and ice hockey (state). 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 video coverage. In addition, all games are available for live audio broadcasting by media outlets following their local schools. Broadcast rates are posted at: https://ohsaaweb.blob.core.windows.net/files/News/Media/TournamentBroadcastRates.pdf
OHSAA Radio Network
The OHSAA Radio Network will cover every girls and boys basketball state tournament game. Radio stations can contact Tim Stried for affiliate options. Skyview Satellite provides distribution. The network will also produce a series of 20-minute shows during the postseason basketball tournaments.
OHSAA Radio Network Home: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
Attention Broadcasters: PSAs 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
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:
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