OHSAA announces 2019 divisional assignments
From Staff Reports
COLUMBUS — The East Palestine football team is going back to Division VI after spending the last two years in Division V.
That was the only change in the area as the Ohio High School Athletic Association approved the football divisional assignments for the upcoming 2019 season on Monday.
According to the OHSAA, 55 teams moved up a division due to enrollment, while 47 moved down. Also, seven moved up a division due to competitive balance, while 14 moved down.
The specific region assignments within each division will be announced next week, along with the 2019 football playoff format. The state championship games return to Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton from Dec. 5-7.
2019 OHSAA Football Calendar
Aug. 1 — First day of coaching
Aug. 9-24 — Scrimmage dates
Aug. 29 — Regular season begins
Sept. 24 — First weekly computer points released
Nov. 2 — Regular-Season Ends
Nov. 3 — Final computer points released
Nov. 8-9 — Regional quarterfinals
Nov. 15-16 — Regional semifinals
Nov. 22-23 — Regional finals
Nov. 28 — Thanksgiving
Nov. 29-30 — State semifinals
Dec. 5-7 — State championships in Canton