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2014 Online State Rules Meetings: Do not attempt to view online rules meetings on Android Mobile Phone or Tablet Computers.

Coaches | Officials

The online State Rules Meeting links will be available until Friday, August 29 at midnight. The last day for completion of the online version is Friday, August 29, after that a $50.00 late fee is charged for access to the online version.

[ Online Meeting Problem Troubleshooting ]

In order to view the online presentation it is recommended that users use IE7.0 or higher; in addition Adobe Flashplayer must be installed on your PC; also, make sure your playback device (speakers) are working properly. Flashplayer is a free download from Adobe and can be downloaded from their web site at http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer. OHSAA will not take phone calls or troubleshoot any user computer hardware or software problems.

2014 Football Schedules and Information

2014 Playoff Schedule Format

     - Fridays at 7:30 PM: Divisions II, III, IV and VI

     - Saturdays at 7:00 PM: Divisions I, V and VII

2014 Regional Boundary Maps

2014 Schools Listed by Division:  I    II    III    IV    V    VI    VII

2014 State Championships: December 4-6

Ohio Stadium, Columbus

     - Game times are Thursday at 7:30 pm and Friday & Saturday at 10:00 am, 3 pm and 8 pm. Game assignments will be announced after the state semifinals.

     - Of the divisions that play their playoff games on Fridays (see above), one division will have its state championship game on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 pm. (will be announced after the state semifinals).

     - Click here to read why the football finals are coming back to Columbus in 2014.


2014 OHSAA State Football Championship Priority Seating On Sale (Press Release from Greater Columbus Sports Commission)

2014 OHSAA Football Jamboree Application
The 2014 OHSAA football jamboree explanation and application are now available. What is a jamboree? Click here to read more.    Click here Jamboree explanation  |  Click here for the application (.doc)

April 8, 2014 - "Targeting" Defined In High School Football In Effort To Reduce Risk Injury

2013 OHSAA State Football Championships Information


Thursday, Dec. 5

     Div. III: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 24 Trotwood-Madison 0

Friday, Dec. 6

     Div. VI: Kirtland (14-0) 44 Haviland Wayne Trace 16

     Div. IV: Clarksville Clinton-Massie 27 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney 21

     Div. II: Loveland 41 Cleveland Glenville 23  

Saturday, Dec. 7

     Div. V: Coldwater 24 Columbus Bishop Hartley 7

     Div. I: Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller 55 Mentor 52

     Div. VII: Maria Stein Marion Local 33 Glouster Trimble 0


2013 OHSAA Football Notebooks and Weekly Computer Point Ratings

2013 Football Offensive Statistical Leaders (Email webmaster@ohsaa.org with additions and/or corrections.)

     Regular Season Notebooks: Oct. 28 | Oct. 21 | July 31 | Aug. 26

     Computer Point Ratings: November 3 Final Regular Season Computer Ratings

          Oct. 29: Full | Release ... Oct. 22: Full | Release

          Sept. 24: Full | Release ... Oct. 1: Full | Release ... Oct. 8 Full | Release ... Oct. 15: Full | Release

     How the Football Computer Ratings are Calculated

     AP Polls: Sep. 16  |  Sep. 23  |  Sep. 30  |  Oct. 7  |  Oct. 14  |  Oct. 21  |  Oct. 28  |  Nov. 5

State Tournament Information for Fans

2013 and 2014 Football Divisions and Regions
June 13, 2013 - The OHSAA Board of Directors today approved the divisional breakdowns and regional alignments for the 2013 and 2014 football seasons. Also approved was the schedule format for the 2013 playoffs and state championship games.

  2013 and 2014 Divisions and Regions

    [ Regional Maps School Lists By Division:   Div. I  |  Div. II  |  Div. III  |  Div. IV  |  Div. V  |  Div. VI  |  Div. VII 

NOCSAE Statement on Helmet Add-On Products
Aug. 8, 2013 - The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment has issued the following statement regarding third-party helmet add-on products. Click here for the release.   [ Aug. 26 OHSAA Memo to Schools ]

NFHS Partners with USA Football to Advance Player Safety
Aug. 14, 2013 - The NFHS has partnered with USA Football to advance player safety on a national level by endorsing USA Football's Heads Up Football program. Click here for the press release.





2014 OHSAA Football Calendar
Aug. 1 First Day of Coaching
Aug. 8 -Aug. 23 Scrimmage Dates
Aug. 25 -Nov. 1 Regular Season
Oct. 13 Non-Interscholastic Competition No Longer Permitted
Nov. 7-8 Regional Quarterfinals
Nov. 14-15 Regional Semifinals
Nov. 21-22 Regional Finals
Nov. 28-29 State Semifinals
Dec. 4-6 State Championships (in Columbus)

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