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Spring 2021 State Tournament Media Information

This page provides information for Media covering Spring 2021 MSHSL State Tournaments. 


On-Site State Tournament Media Coverage Information 

  • Media covering tournaments on-site must be registered and approved by the Minnesota State High School League. 
  • Registration directions will be available at www.mshsl.org/media one week prior to the start of each state tournament. 
  • Media must register by deadlines shared below. There are no exceptions to these deadlines. 

If required, media allocations will be considered in these categories: 

  1. Statewide newspapers
  2. MSHSL Radio Partners
  3. Community Media Systems and TV news coverage
  4. Regional newspapers
  5. Community newspapers

Onsite Media will be approved based on: 

  1. Available space,  
  2. Past coverage of the selected school and sport,  
  3. Media outlet’s long-standing history of League coverage. 
  • Approved media will be notified of their approval or if their credential request was denied.
  • Additional information specific to the sport or venue will be provided in the approval email.

Information for Approved Media for On-Site State Tournament Coverage 

  • Media will be approved on a per-team basis for team-bracketed events.
  • Media armband credential must be visible at all times.
  • Media may only remain at the venue for the contest or session in which they are approved.
  • Approved media will enter through a pass gate and may be COVID-screened prior to admittance.
  • PLEASE NOTE: On-site, in-person postgame interviews will only be permitted during the softball and lacrosse state tournaments and all games of the Prep Championship Series at Target Field.

State Tournament Information Access for All Media (On-site and off-site): 

  • Complimentary online programs hosted at https://www.mshsl.org/state-tournament-programs 
  • Complimentary streaming access provided for news outlets with teams participating and with a long-standing history of League coverage. Media must register no later than noon two days prior to the first day of the state tournament. Information will be available at www.mshsl.org/media Eligible media will receive information via email prior to the start of the tournament. 
  • LiveStats (Hockey and Basketball)  
  • Event results available on the League’s website at www.mshsl.org 
  • League-contracted photographers will cover championship events. Photos will be available for purchase at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto 
  • Past tournament Archives and Records located on the sport-specific page.  (Go to Sports&Activities-->Select Sport) 

Section Tournament Media Information:

  • Access allowed per venue specifications and registration and approval of Region Secretary. 

For further League assistance, contact Tim Leighton at tleighton@mshsl.org 

**Applications for each activity will be available by the section final dates.**

Tennis, Boys

The Tennis Activity Page provides links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Brackets
  • Tournament Guides

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos from championship matches will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto

Baseball

The Baseball Activity Page provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Brackets
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos from championship games will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto

Softball, Girls

The Softball Activity Page provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Brackets
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos from championship games will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto

Track and Field, Girls and Boys

The Track and Field Activity Pages provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Schedules
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos state meets will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto

Lacrosse, GIrls and Boys

The Lacrosse Activity Pages provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Brackets
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos from championship games will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto

Golf, Girls and Boys

The Golf Activity Pages provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Schedules
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos from championship meets will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto


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Clay Target

The Clay Target Activity Page provide links to:

  • Online Program
  • State Tournament Archive
  • Schedule
  • Tournament Guide

Tournament summaries and additional coverage are available on the Tournament News Page.  (These items will also be at the bottom of the activity pages.)

Photos will be available at mshsl.smugmug.com/MSHSLphoto