Hermitage, TN (November 10, 2011) - The excitement of Tennessee's high school football playoffs continues this weekend and fans will have access to more games than ever before, thanks to the TSSAA Network's School Broadcast Program. This Friday night, an unprecedented seven games will be streamed LIVE on TSSAANetwork.com and available later on demand (www.TSSAANetwork.com/footballplayoffs).
"Football playoffs are an exciting time in Tennessee," said Mark Rothberg, Director of PlayOn's School Broadcast Program. "Adding to the excitement this year are eight student-led productions of their school's games, providing these teams and schools with a tremendous opportunity for exposure."
The TSSAA Network's School Broadcast Program is part of the partnership between the TSSAA and PlayOn! Sports. The School Broadcast Program allows participating schools in Tennessee to produce and broadcast TV-like events for live and on demand viewing via the TSSAA Network video portal at www.TSSAANetwork.com. Each school has an individual branded video portal that allows students to produce and distribute high quality events throughout the year including regular season sports, graduation, concerts, news programs, and other school activities. Each broadcast boasts TV-like features, including graphic overlays, scoring, sponsor graphics, and video commercial breaks.
More than 26 Tennessee high schools currently participate in the School Broadcast Program.
Fans can access all the games LIVE at http://www.TSSAANetwork.com/footballplayoffs
on Friday, November 11:
Perry Co. High School vs. Huntingdon High School* at 7:00 p.m. CT, 8:00 p.m. EST
CPA vs. Goodpasture* at 7:00 p.m. CT, 8:00 p.m. EST
Division II Class A
Southern Baptist Educational Center vs. Webb School of Knoxville* at 6:00 p.m. CT, 7:00 p.m. EST
Evangelical Christian School vs. University School of Jackson* at 6:45 p.m. CT, 7:45 p.m. EST
St. George's Independent School* vs. DCA at 7:00 p.m. CT, 6:00 p.m. EST
Division II Class AA
Brentwood Academy* vs. Christian Brothers High School* at 7:00 p.m. CT, 8:00 p.m. EST
Division II Class A
Baylor* vs. MBA at 6:00 p.m. CT, 7:00 p.m. EST
* Indicates schools that participate in the School Broadcast Program and will be producing this weekend's football games.
The TSSAA Network is a partnership between PlayOn! Sports and the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) featuring rights and brand management, video production of state championship events, multi-platform distribution, and coordinated sponsorship sales of high school sports in Tennessee.
PlayOn! Sports is the largest rights holder, producer, and aggregator of high school sports events distributed across television, the Internet, and IP-video enabled mobile devices. By combining State Athletic Associations' postseason content with the regular season events of member schools, PlayOn provides marketers with a unique multi-media platform solution to reach teens, young adults and families. PlayOn is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in the Southeast and Midwest. For more information, contact PlayOn! Sports at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.playonsports.com.