The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s mission is to regulate and administer interscholastic athletic competition in a fair and equitable manner while promoting the values of participation in interscholastic athletics as an integral part of a student’s educational experience. The OHSAA represents its member schools by recognizing and promoting academics, the safety of participants, good citizenship and lifelong values as the foundation of interscholastic athletics.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association is committed to serving its member schools by being the nation’s premier non-profit athletic administration organization.
|OHSAA Financials: Did You Know?
The OHSAA is the only high school state association in the United States that combines all of the following financial benefits:
– Member schools do not pay any annual membership dues.
– Member schools do not pay any tournament entry fees.
– Schools receive travel expenses reimbursement for some regional and state tournaments.
– The OHSAA pays the entire premium for the catastrophic insurance coverage for all student-athletes.
– Schools have the opportunity to sell presale tickets to some regional and state tournaments and keep a portion of the revenue.
– The OHSAA receives no tax dollars or any kind.
– Annually, an average of $2.6 million is distributed to schools in the form of travel reimbursements and ticket bonuses.
The Budget: The OHSAA’s budget is comprised of three main sources of revenue: 78% comes from ticket sales at regional and state tournaments. 11% comes from annual officiating permit renewals. 11% comes from corporate sponsorships.
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