Credential Request Form

Media representatives and/or schools wishing to obtain credentials for an FHSAA High School State Championships must complete and submit this form by the appropriate deadline (listed below). Credential requests received after the submission deadline will not be considered. Credentials may be picked up at the site.

Credential requests must be made by the deadlines listed below. Walk-up requests will not be considered. There are NO exceptions.

To pick up a credential at press will call at FHSAA Finals events, you must present both a picture ID and a valid media ID (provided by the representative outlet). Freelancers must provide a short validation letter from the outlet's sports editor, printed on outlet stationery along with a valid media ID.

Click here to apply for a credential 

Deadline to Apply for Winter Credentials (All deadlines are 5 p.m.)

​​Deadlines Posted Jan. 13, 2020

  • Basketball (Boys) - Mar. 2
  • Basketball (Girls) - Feb. 24
  • Competitive Cheer - Jan. 29
  • Soccer (Boys and Girls) - Feb. 24
  • Weightlifting (Girls) - Feb. 12
  • Wrestling (Duals) - Jan. 22
  • Wrestling (IBT) - Mar. 4

Please note:

  • Credential requests from Internet sites or magazines will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Credential requests from recruiting services or scouts will not be considered.
  • Media representatives covering an FHSAA High School State Championships are expected to dress in appropriate professional attire.
  • If the media entity does not know which reporter/photographer it will send, please put TBA.
  • Submitting this form does not guarantee a credential. Your must receive approval and confirmation from the FHSAA offices for your request. A confirmation approval or denial e-mail will follow. If a response has not been received, it is the requester's responsbility to follow up in advance of the event.

Please understand that there is no such thing as "instant online credentialing." Your request must be reviewed before a credential can be approved by the FHSAA Office.

Questions? E-mail media [at] fhsaa [dot] org