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Lacrosse Media Credential Information

State Tournament Media Credential Information

Two Ways to Apply:
  • Option 1: Print the 2023 Lacrosse Credential Application and submit per the instructions at the top of the form.
  • Option 2: Copy and paste the following text into an email message, fill in the information and sent to [email protected]. Please print the media information first.
2023 OHSAA Lacrosse Credential Application
Must be submitted by editor or assigner. Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 12:00 p.m.
No parents of state qualifiers permitted. Confirmation email will be sent with details and instructions including parking. Media must show photo ID to pick-up credential.
Name and Title:
Media Outlet:
Street Address:
City, State and Zip:
Schools, Divisions or Areas Covering:
Names of Media Attending:
The following information has been prepared to assist you with your coverage of the upcoming OHSAA lacrosse state championship games. Please contact Tim Stried ([email protected] or 614-267-2502, ext. 124) at the OHSAA office should you have additional questions.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS DATE AND SCHEDULE: All four state championship games will be played on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
   10:00 a.m. - Division II Girls
   1:00 p.m. - Division II Boys
   4:00 p.m. - Division I Girls
   7:00 p.m. - Division I Boys
LOCATION: Historic Crew Stadium, Columbus. The physical address is One Black & Gold Blvd., Columbus, OH 43211.
CREDENTIAL REQUESTS: Fax (or scan and email as a PDF or image) your credential application form to Tim Stried at the OHSAA office (614-267-1677, [email protected]). The deadline to submit credential application requests is Friday, June 4 at Noon.
CREDENTIAL CONFIRMATION: Upon processing a credential application, the OHSAA  will send a confirmation email to the media person who submitted the application form and will post a list on the News & Media page at OHSAA.org of those media members who have been approved for credentials. Denied requests will be notified by email.
PARKING: There are no media parking passes issued for the lacrosse state championship games. Media will receive parking instructions in the confirmation email explained above.
CREDENTIAL PICK UP: Credentials will be held at the media entrance at Historic Crew Stadium. The specific gate will explained in the confirmation email explained above. Media must show photo ID to receive their credential.
MEDIA WORK AREA: Media members are permitted to remain in the press box after each contest. Photographers can work in the press box, as well. There are approximately 20 seats available for media in the press box.
BROADCASTS: The broadcast booth on the west side of Historic Crew Stadium is available. A reminder that live video broadcasting of the lacrosse state championships is only permitted by the NFHS Network. All other broadcasts can be live audio or tape-delayed video. WiFi is available.  Broadcast media outlets that need an internet line connection shall notify the OHSAA when applying for credentials.  The media outlet will be responsible for any fees assessed by the venue. See “Broadcast Information” on page 2 for more information.
POSTGAME INTERVIEWS: There are no official post-game press conferences at the lacrosse state championships. Media can conduct interviews on the field after both trophy presentations have concluded.
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