Public address announcers perform an important task at high school sporting events – to inform the fans in attendance and to help set an educational atmosphere for the game.  Their job is not to be the entertainer we often see at collegiate or professional events.

The MHSAA is an Affiliate Member of the National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers,  supports the NASPAA’s Code of Conduct and conducts clinics for member school announcers based on its training manual – The Voice Above The Crowd.

This page is dedicated to providing various resources for school public address announcers, and being a central location in which scripts for regular-season play and MHSAA Tournaments can be found.

Football Announcers Clinic Set For Aug. 24 - Get more by clicking here!

Regular-Season Scripts

MHSAA Spring Tournament Scripts - Includes Emergency Preparedness & The PA Announcer

(For District through Final Round Play – Posted the week before Tournament begins - Finals scripts will be sent directly to sites)

PA Announcer Best Practices Guides

(Adapted from NASPAA/MHSAA Clinic – 1/6/18)

Other Resources

Audio Files For PA System Playback
MP3 Files - Right click to Save; Left Click to Preview

Sportsmanship Promos
We Need Fewer Officials In The Stands (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Adults Must Stop Abusing Young Officials (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Support Officials - Even When They See Game Differently Than You (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Four-Lane Highway - Stay In Your Lane (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Sportsmanship Is Still Relevant (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Sportsmanship-How We Should Act (:30) (Posted 8-17-17)

Value Of Multiple Sports Participation
5 Reasons For Multi-Sport Participation (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
5 More Reasons For Multi-Sport Participation (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Multi-Sport Participation Is Cross Training For Life (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
The Why's Of Multi-Sport Participation (:60) (Posted 8-20-18)
The Benefits of Multiple-Sport Participation (:30) (Posted 8-29-16)
Multiple Sports Participation Success Stories (:30) (Posted 8-29-16)

Officials Recruitment Promos
Give Back As An Official (:30) (Posted 8-17-17)
Traits of Officials (:30) (Posted 8-17-17)
Help Wanted-Just Whistle/Average Official is 52 Years Old (:60) (Posted-9-16-16)
Help Wanted-Just Whistle/Five-Sport Official (:60) (Posted 9-16-16)

Health Topics
Health & Safety Page @ MHSAA.COM (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Concussion Attitudes (:30) (Posted 8-17-17)
Safety Levels High (:30) (Posted 8-17-17)

MHSAA General Promos
Coaches Advancement Program (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
New Transfer Rule (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Support Your Local High School Athletic Program (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)
Parents Resources @ MHSAA.COM (:30) (Posted 8-20-18)