PlayOn! Sports, Sunshine State Athletic Conference Announce Partnership 2013 Football Games To Stream Live

Atlanta, GA
April 4, 2013

PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn), the nation’s premier high school sports media company, and the Sunshine State Athletic Conference (SSAC) announce a new partnership to produce and live stream the 2013 SSAC football championship game as well as provide conference member high schools the opportunity to produce and stream regular season varsity football games through the PlayOn School Broadcast Program. Coverage will be available on both ssacfootball.org and playonsports.com and will include live football games and game highlights.

“We are pleased to partner with the SSAC to create a truly unique opportunity for live high school football coverage in the state of Florida,” said Mark Rothberg, director of the PlayOn! Sports School Broadcast Program. “This comprehensive network of football content will create fantastic exposure for the league and their schools’ student athletes.”

Currently, six SSAC schools are members of the PlayOn School Broadcast Program: Central Florida Christian Academy, Legacy Charter School, The Master’s Academy (Oviedo), Mount Dora Bible School, Orlando Christian Preparatory, and Seffner Christian Academy. Students at these schools use the program to produce and stream live sporting events and other school activities.

The School Broadcast Program provides member schools access to PlayOn’s technology platform, services and support to self-produce regular season sports events and school activities like band, cheer and news programs. Each school is provided an individual, branded online portal featuring their school productions. The School Broadcast Program provides students real-life educational opportunities and hands-on production and broadcast experience, as well as allows schools to earn money for school programs through sponsorships.

“The SSAC looks forward to working with an experienced partner like PlayOn! Sports,” said Stuart Weiss, SSAC president. “Our goal is to have all our member schools live streaming every football game in the conference, making the SSAC the first conference in Florida to live stream all of our regular season and playoff games. PlayOn and the SSAC will set the precedent for high school sports coverage in Florida while showcasing our members and our talented student athletes.”

PlayOn has been a partner with the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) since 2011. The FHSAA Network, a partnership between PlayOn and the FHSAA featuring rights and brand management, video production of state championship events, multi-platform distribution, and coordinated sponsorship sales of high school sports in Florida. The FHSAA Network can be found at fhsaa.playonsports.com

The Sunshine State Athletic Conference (SSAC)

formed in 2008 as an alternative for independent football programs, offers members competitive conference play with a potential to participate in playoffs and a championship game. The SSAC has grown to 17 member schools throughout Florida. The Sunshine State Athletic Conference is truly Flroida’s premier independent football league! Visit us at ssacfootball.org.

About PlayOn! Sports

PlayOn! Sports is the largest rights holder, producer, and aggregator of high school sports events distributed across television, the Internet, and IP-video enabled mobile devices. By combining State Athletic Associations' postseason content with the regular season events of member schools, PlayOn provides marketers with a unique multi-media platform solution to reach teens, young adults and families. PlayOn is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in the Southeast and Midwest.

For more information, contact PlayOn! Sports at info@playonsports.com, or visit PlayOnSports.com

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