October 24, 2014

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Assocation selects StatBroadcast Live for Tennessee High School State Championships

HERMITAGE, TENN. -- The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Assocation reached agreement with StatBroadcast today to use the StatBroadcast Live system to simulcast live stats from its 2014-15 football, girls basketball and boys basketball state championship games over the internet and mobile devices.

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association administers sporting events for an estimated 110,000 participants, 374 schools, 4,000 coaches, 3,000 officials, and 5,500 teams in the state of Tennessee. First organized in 1925, the TSSAA oversees athletic functions of both public and private schools. It includes schools throughout the state of Tennessee, as well as a single private school located in Mississippi. The TSSAA currently sponsors eight different classifications for football and it's state championship games, known as the BlueCross Bowl, are held on Wednesday to Friday the first week of December and includes Divisions 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, and 6A, as well as Div. II A and AA, has been held at Tennessee Tech University's Tucker Stadium in Cookeville since 2009. The TSSAA is the only high school athletic organization in the United States to have a five-sport, Olympic-style spring sport championship tournament, known as Spring Fling, for baseball, softball, track and field, team and individual tennis, and soccer.

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