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NFHS Adds Watchfire Signs as New Corporate Partner

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 6, 2021) — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has entered into a new corporate partnership with Watchfire Signs, a digital display manufacturer, specializing in LED displays used in sporting venues as well as thousands of marquee signs in front of schools nationwide.

With its indoor and outdoor video displays, scoreboards, centerhungs and concourse video walls, Watchfire offers hands-on service from inception to installation and integration. It provides the expertise, Ignite Sports software, hardware, video cameras and audio equipment needed to create customized systems that increase crowd engagement. Watchfire also offers reliable, quality products to refresh school theatres, gymnasiums and outdoor sports venues.

Watchfire has a full line of fixed digit scoreboard and game clocks. Paired with video displays, these traditional scoreboards from Watchfire look great and come with an industry-best warranty and turnkey service for tight budgets.  

“We are excited to welcome Watchfire as a new NFHS corporate partner,” said Dr. Karissa Niehoff, NFHS executive director. “Watchfire is a name well-known among the high school community as a provider of quality videoboards and outstanding customer service, and we look forward to joining together to benefit high schools across the country.” 

The agreement with Watchfire is for three years and includes designations as an “Official NFHS Corporate Partner” and the “Official Scoreboard and Videoboard Manufacturer of the NFHS.” It also includes exhibit spaces at future National Athletic Directors Conferences, and opportunities to place advertisements in NFHS printed and electronic communications.

“Watchfire is proud to be an official provider of quality LED displays to the members of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS),” added Kyle Dines, Watchfire Vice President of Sports and Indoor. “We believe in providing the industry’s best quality signs and video scoreboards that celebrate education-based high school athletics and other activities while engaging communities. Watchfire is excited to deliver products that contribute to educational opportunities and revenue opportunities for high schools across the U.S.”

To learn more about Watchfire Signs, click here.

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About the National Federation of State High School Associations

The NFHS, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Since 1920, the NFHS has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and performing arts activities that help students succeed in their lives. The NFHS sets direction for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities. The NFHS writes playing rules for 17 sports for boys and girls at the high school level. Through its 50 member state associations and the District of Columbia, the NFHS reaches more than 19,500 high schools and 12 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.9 million in high school sports. As the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs, the NFHS conducts national meetings; sanctions interstate events; offers online publications and services for high school coaches and officials; sponsors professional organizations for high school coaches, officials, speech and debate coaches, and music adjudicators; serves as the national source for interscholastic coach training; and serves as a national information resource of interscholastic athletics and activities. For more information, visit the NFHS website at www.nfhs.org.

About Watchfire Signs

Watchfire Signs designs and engineers the best looking, most durable outdoor LED signs, video displays, and digital billboards, which help businesses and organizations engage their audiences, increase visibility and drive growth. Headquartered in Danville, Ill., Watchfire has manufactured electric signs since 1932 and LED signs, using meticulously sourced components from around the world, since 1998. The company has more than 60,000 Watchfire LED signs in operation worldwide and has more digital billboard customers in the U.S. than any other brand. For more information, visit watchfiresigns.com.

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