01/14/13 – Sweet 16 Draw Show, New Sweet 16 Logo, Competitive Cheer Championships

January 14, 2013 2012-2013 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 14, 2013


SWEET 16® DRAW SHOW TO AIR FRIDAY, JAN. 25

The Draw Show for the 2013 KHSAA Boys’ and Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ State Basketball Tournaments will air on Friday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m. (ET). CWKYT (Ch. 14) in Lexington will broadcast the pairings, with a feed available online at www.khsaa.tv.

Brackets with official times and pairings will be posted to the Riherd’s/KHSAA Scoreboard and the KHSAA website at the conclusion of the program. The 2013 Boys’ Sweet 16® will be held March 6-10 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, with the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet 16® taking place March 13-16 at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

For additional information about the draw show, contact KHSAA Communications Director Joe Angolia.


KHSAA UNVEILS NEW LOGO FOR BOYS’ SWEET 16®

Time changes for the Semifinal round and Championship game of the 2013 Boys’ Sweet 16® won’t be the only differences fans notice at this year’s state basketball tournament. The KHSAA has unveiled a new logo for the Boys’ Sweet 16®, as its partnership with title sponsor PNC Bank expired following the 2012 State Tournament.

Media outlets interested in obtaining the new Boys’ Sweet 16® logo should contact KHSAA Communications Director Joe Angolia.


INAUGURAL COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIPS SLATED FOR JAN. 26
 

The inaugural KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will take place Saturday, Jan. 26 at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Divisions have been created for all-girls and co-ed competition, with the winning school in each division at the regional level advancing to the State competition.

Doors open for fans at 7 a.m., with the competition beginning at 8 a.m. with the Class 1A Small/Class 2A Medium Divisions. The Class 2A Large/Class 2A Super-Large Divisions will compete at 11 a.m., followed by the Class 2A Small/Class 1A Medium Divisions at 2 p.m., the Class 1A Large/Class 2A Coed Divisions at 5 p.m., and the Class 1A Coed/Class 1A Super-Large Divisions at 7:30 p.m. An awards presentation will follow each competition block.

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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 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 40 state championships in 12 sports and 4 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.

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