10/09/17 – Volleyball, Soccer, Field Hockey Draw Show Set For Wednesday

October 9, 2017 2017-2018 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2017

The pairings for the 2017 KHSAA Volleyball, Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer, and Field Hockey State Tournaments will be revealed Wednesday, October 11th when the annual KHSAA Fall Championship Draw Show is conducted at the KHSAA Offices at 11:30 a.m. The Draw Show will be broadcast live online by KHSAA.tv through the NFHS Network.

The Field Hockey State Tournament gets underway Saturday, Oct. 21 at Assumption Green, with the semifinals (Oct. 23) and championship (Oct. 25) moving to Christian Academy-Louisville. The Soccer State Tournament begins with Semi-State matches at local sites on Oct. 23rd for the boys and Oct. 24th for the girls. The quarterfinals will be played in Lexington at Frederick Douglass and Lafayette High Schools on Saturday, Oct. 28, with all remaining rounds taking place at Lafayette. The Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer Semifinals will be played on Nov. 1-2, respectively, with the finals set for Saturday, Nov. 4.

The KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament will be held at Valley High School in Louisville for the sixth-straight year and begins with first round matches on Friday, Nov. 3. Quarterfinal and semifinal action will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, followed by the championship match on Sunday, Nov. 5.

KHSAA.tv will have a live webcast of select games from the soccer and volleyball state tournaments. KHSAA.tv webcasts will be streamed live through the NFHS Network, which is a subscription-based service. Subscription plans to the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS Network, visit: http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/subscribe/retail

A free audio-only feed of the webcast games will also be available online through KHSAA.net and Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.

Brackets for each tournament will be posted to the KHSAA/Riherds.com Scoreboard at the conclusion of the Draw Show with printable PDF files available on the homepage of each sport.

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 282 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 44 state championships in 13 sports and 5 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.