Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association member schools will begin their football Play-Off series on November 8. Play-off games are to be played each week, up until the BlueCross Bowl state championships games. The BlueCross Bowl state championship games will be played at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.
All Play-Off games prior to the Division I and Division II BlueCross Bowl are to begin at 7 p.m., local time.
Game directors of each game shall be the principals of the host schools. Members of the media should directly contact game directors for credentials thorough the semifinal round. None will be available through the TSSAA office.
Permission to broadcast games and credentials to gain game access must be secured from the game director. In case more stations request permission to broadcast than can be accommodated, radio stations from the two communities involved in the play-off games shall be given first consideration. Stations then will be given permission to broadcast in the order of requests received.
Credentials for members of the electronic print media must also be secured through the game director. Daily newspapers covering play-off games shall be given credentials for working press and photographers. Television stations shall be given credentials for reporters and photographers. Only the weekly newspapers from the areas representing the communities of the participating teams will have their credentials requests honored, and this number is limited to two per newspaper.
The Division II Class A, AA and AAA games are to start at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively on December 5. The Division I BlueCross Bowl Class 1A, 3A and 5A championship games are to start at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively on December 6. The Division I BlueCross Bowl Class 2A, 4A and 6A championship games are to start at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively on December 7.
CREDENTIALS FOR ALL BLUECROSS BOWL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES MUST BE SECURED THROUGH THE TSSAA FOLLOWING THE QUARTERFINAL ROUND BY CONTACTING MATTHEW GILLESPIE.