NFHS Network Enters Agreement with Trackwrestling for Live Streaming of State High School Wrestling Tournaments
12 Feb, 2018
The NFHS Network has entered an agreement with Trackwrestling that will include live and archived streaming of more than 40 state high school wrestling tournaments during the next two months on the Trackwrestling platform at www.Trackwrestling.comand the NFHS Network at www.NFHSNetwork.com.
Trackwrestling, which is the official scoring system for more than 35 state high school associations as well as the NCAA, will be the official provider of video and data services for 40 state high school wrestling tournaments in 29 states. Trackwrestling will be recognized as the “Official Webcasting Partner” of high school wrestling on the NFHS Network.
Trackwrestling will provide the live production and live data integration on every mat and every match that will be streamed live on the NFHS Network.
State high school wrestling tournaments in 15 states included in this initiative will be streamed live concurrently on Trackwrestling and the NFHS Network, including Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Utah, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, Washington, Illinois, Oregon, Wyoming, Maryland and New Jersey.
“Trackwrestling has a tremendous history of providing video services in wrestling for many of our state associations, so we are excited to be able to work together to showcase the great sport of high school wrestling throughout the country,” said Mark Koski, CEO of the NFHS Network. “Having coverage of every mat and every match with Trackwrestling’s world-class data integration will greatly improve the coverage of state high school wrestling tournaments on the NFHS Network.”
The schedule for streaming of state high school wrestling tournaments on the NFHS Network kicks off in January and continues through February and March. Schedules and schedule updates will be posted on the Network website and Facebook pages.
"We could not be more excited to deepen our partnership with the NFHS Network and bring an unprecedented amount of high school postseason coverage to wrestling fans everywhere,” said Justin Tritz, General Manager of Trackwrestling. “High school state tournaments are the highlight of most careers for wrestlers across the country, and we look forward to delivering those competitions into the homes of fans across the country.
About the NFHS Network: The NFHS Network, now in its fifth year of covering high school sports events through its digital network at www.NFHSNetwork.com, is a joint venture between the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state high school associations and PlayOn! Sports. The NFHS Network celebrates and showcases the unique accomplishments of high school students, including the student-athletes participating in 27 different sporting events and the student broadcasters from schools around the country that produce events through the School Broadcast Program. The NFHS is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. PlayOn! Sports is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is the nation’s largest high school sports media company.
About Trackwrestling: Trackwrestling offers a variety of services for complete sports life management, including live streaming and archived video services at www.Trackwrestling.com. Trackwrestling is the official event management system for the National Wrestling Coaches Association and was used to manage more than 8,500 wrestling events each year. Last season, Trackwrestling services were used as the official scoring system for more than 35 state high school tournaments and the NCAA Divisions I, II and III Championships, and is the officiating streaming partner of United World Wrestling.