NCHSAA Corporate Support

For over forty years, the NCHSAA has maintained a strong and viable Corporate Support Program.

Programs are customized and assist in underwriting various NCHSAA platforms, including but not limited to:

  • Presenting Level – signature year-round programs
  • Official Level – specific initiatives
  • Event/Program Level – sport/non-sport events and meetings
  • Host City Support – championship events within specific host communities.

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association provides information regarding contributors to member high schools as a resource.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo (formerly known as Wachovia) has been an NCHSAA supporter since 1978. Wells Fargo presents the Association’s Awards Program, the Wells Fargo Conference Cup platform, and the Wells Fargo Cup platform.

Blue Cross NC

BlueCross NC is a proud supporter of high school athletics and the Official Health Insurance Partner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. Blue Cross NC resolves to be a champion for women everywhere and is thrilled to support the NCHSAA women’s sports and student-athletes this school year.  


The NCHSAA is pleased to continue the “Click It or Ticket” initiative, part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP), a division of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). It is dedicated to promoting highway safety awareness to reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina through the planning and execution of safety programs, including “Click It or Ticket.” This effort currently includes interactive elements such as scholar-athlete initiatives, recognition, and activities that engage students in communicating the importance of every passenger in every car using seat belts every time. Focus continues on “Backseat Buckle Up” messaging.


Deer Park

Deer Park joins the Association as the Official Spring Water company. Throughout the football season, the NCHSAA and Deer Park will honor one football team from each classification with the ‘Deer Park Team of the Week Award.’ The teams selected will exemplify the best of North Carolina high school football. At the year’s end, fans can vote for the Deer Park Team of the Year, and the winning schools will receive a custom trophy and donation to their school!

NC Farm Bureau

Good sportsmanship has been a cornerstone of the NCHSAA for years, and NC Farm Bureau Insurance thinks it’s important, too! NCFBI is the Official Sportsmanship Supporter for the NCHSAA and is involved in numerous initiatives, including the Heart of a Champion Luncheon, the Homer Thompson 8 Who Make a Difference platform, the Ejection-free Schools initiative, and the Sportsmanship Awards.


The Official Sports Fuel and Sports beverage of the Association, Gatorade is creating the fuel to do the same for athletes who move the game forward and innovating behind hydration to create the future of sports fuel. Fueling today – Fueling tomorrow.

Black Huddle

Huddle/Go Fan

Go Fan is the official digital ticketing company used by the NCHSAA for all state championship finals and playoff events hosted at neutral sites. Contact Go Fan to learn how your school can set up digital ticketing for your school.

Contact Go Fan here.



Maxpreps, A CBS Company, is the Official Statistician of the NCHSAA. School schedules, rosters, game stats, game outcomes, and conference standings are collected in one central location from data entered by school representatives. Check out the new MaxPreps app., ‘Teams,’ to enhance team management and communications!


Marketing Special Promotions (MSP) LLC is the Official NCHSAA Merchandiser for playoff and championship events. MSP provides on-site sales at select regional and state championship-level events and offers participating schools pre-and-post-order options. 


OrthoCarolina is proud to support education-based high school athletics and to power the Performance of the Week platform, recognizing outstanding athletes.

Southern Recognition, Inc.

Southern Recognition, Inc. is a premier, full-service manufacturer and supplier of championship rings and a multi-generation family business with over 100 years of history. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, the company has virtually unlimited manufacturing and customization capabilities. It ensures that no matter your team’s budget or stylistic choices, their staff can provide a championship memento that will last a lifetime. Southern Recognition is currently the only ring provider granted the rights to use NCHSAA marks (logos) on NCHSAA championship rings. 

Wilson Sporting Goods

Wilson Sporting Goods has been a supporter and the Official Adopted Ball of the NCHSAA and member schools since the early 1990s. Wilson covers the NCHSAA in baseball, basketball, softball, football, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. 

CheerSounds Music

Cheersounds Music is proud to work with the NCHSAA as the Preferred Music Provider of the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational. Need a mix? 1.   Through the Cheersounds site, you can make one, download one, or they can make it for you!

DICK’S Sporting Goods

DICK’S Sporting Goods offers coupons for NCHSAA member schools and families to utilize all year long. Click here to access it!  Be sure to grab all the things you will need for the season and all the other items you have had your eyes on!

Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers are an event supporter for the NCHSAA state football press conference and championship games.



FastMed Urgent Care has teamed up with the NCHSAA to provide discounted sports physicals and meet families’ health needs. In the event that your primary provider is not available, consider FastMed as a resource.



Gamechanger is the Official and Exclusive App & Technology for Baseball & Softball and the Exclusive Pitchcount Technology for Baseball.


MileSplit provides North Carolina high school cross country and track and field coaches, athletes, parents, and fans with access to the most accurate and extensive collection of meet results, performance lists, athlete rankings, and content through the MileSplit database. 

Mort’s Inc.

Annual Meeting event supporter and trophy/medal/award supplier for NCHSAA events.

Musco Lighting


Regional Meetings and Annual Meeting supporter. View Lighting Standards HERE! 

North Carolina USA Wrestling

North Carolina USA Wrestling is an event support for the NCHSAA state wrestling championships.

Southland Dairy Farmers

Southland Dairy Farmers develop and direct effective promotion, education and research programs to increase sales of and demand for all dairy products, educate the public about the nutritional value of dairy products, and advance the image of dairy producers. Dairy farmers direct and fund all activities in that effort.

Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University’s fully online Master of Science in Sport Management program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the sports business, whether you are already working in the sports industry or are seeking to launch a new career. You’ll learn how to administer programs, manage people and organizations, and plan and execute special and ongoing projects. Offered by WCU’s College of Business, the program includes a certificate in project management and can be completed in just one year.

The NCHSAA is fortunate to have excellent relationships and support from sports commissions, convention and visitors’ bureaus, parks and recreation departments, and similar organizations within the communities where it holds championship events. These supporters recognize that through hosting events within their respective communities, there is an economic benefit back to their respective host communities.

Championship Level

All-Star Level

Currently, we have no supporters at this level.

Tournament Level

Host Level

Associate Level

Friend Level

Currently, we have no supporters at this level.


We currently do not work with a particular hotel company.


In-Kind donors work with NCHSAA to provide in-kind services and/or products to assist with the Association’s particular needs at specific events   

    The North Carolina Chapter of USA Lacrosse provides the sportsmanship awards for the Lacrosse State Championships.

NFHS Network

Regular season and championship events.

The NFHS Network covers 27 different regular season and postseason sports and other high school activities, celebrating the accomplishments of student-athletes, student broadcasters, and high schools across the country.

Partnered with the National Federation of State High School Associations, 44+ high school state athletic/activities associations, and PlayOn! The NFHS Network is a joint venture created to allow fans to stream high school sports on any device from wherever they are.

Watching high school sports and events has never been more accessible.
NFHS Network FAQs

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 23 RSN brands; owns, operates, and/or provides services to 190 television stations in 88 markets; is a leading local news provider in the country; owns multiple national networks; and has TV stations for all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair, directly or through its venture subsidiaries, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI. Sinclair produces, and airs live television coverage of the state football and basketball championships and stream these events on their respective online stations.