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05/04/23 – Spring Draw Show Tabbed for May 9 on NFHS Network

May 4, 2023 2022-2023 News Releases



The pairings for the 2023 Clark’s Pump-N-Shop Baseball and Softball State Tournaments presented by UK HealthCare will be decided during the KHSAA’s annual Spring Championship Draw Show on Tuesday, May 9, at 1:30 p.m. ET from the KHSAA office in Lexington.

The Draw Show will be streamed live on the NFHS Network at no cost to viewers via, determining which regions will be paired for first-round matchups.

Both tournaments are currently scheduled to begin Thursday, June 1, on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Kentucky Proud Park will host three consecutive days of first-round and quarterfinal baseball action, while John Cropp Stadium will facilitate softball competition across the opening three-day span.

The semifinal rounds of each tournament will continue on Friday, June 9, followed by both championship games on Saturday, June 10.

The NFHS Network will produce a live webcast of all 30 games on, which is a subscription-based service. Subscription plans to the NFHS Network are available for $11.99 per 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 45 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS Network, visit

A free audio-only feed of the webcast games will also be available online through via Mixlr, which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.

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



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 284 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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