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08/08/22- Scam Social Media Account Response

August 8, 2022 2022-2023 News Releases


The KHSAA and NFHS are aware of the many phishing attempts made by fake social media accounts. Scammers create these accounts to trick users into sharing posts that contain links to malicious sites and disclosing personal information. The scam accounts will often use the KHSAA logo or brand name to further confuse schools and fans. 

To protect yourself and other users from these fake accounts, please verify you are only sharing information from the KHSAA’s official accounts, @khsaa and @khsaaevents. If you come across a fake account, please report it by following the platform-specific instructions below:

For Twitter:

  1. Open the profile you’d like to report.
  2. Select the three-dot icon.
  3. Select Report, and then select the type of issue you’d like to report.

For Facebook:

  1. Go to the impersonating profile or Page.
  2. Click the three-dot icon below the cover photo.
  3. If you’re reporting a Page, select Find Support or Report Page. If you’re reporting a profile, select Find Support or Report Profile.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions for impersonation to file a report.

For Instagram: 

  1. Go to the impersonating profile
  2. Click the three-dot icon to the right of the page and select Report.
  3. Select Report Account and follow the on-screen directions to file a report.




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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