The Montana Army National Guard believes Montana is a great place to live, work, go to school, and best of all “Guard”. The Montana Army National Guard has been a sponsor of MHSA activities for the past several years. The Montana Army National Guard not only has supported the MHSA financially but they have provided much-needed volunteers to help staff numerous MHSA state tournaments. The MHSA salutes your continued support of high school activity participants.
NorthWestern Energy has been a sponsor of MHSA for over 20 years. NorthWestern Energy supports all Montana High School Association events by providing trophies and other awards each academic year. NorthWestern Energy believes that investments in competition produce excellence that benefits our entire state. In the same way, NorthWestern energy invests in better ways for customers to use energy through a family of efficiency plus programs. NorthWestern Energy believes that both investments make Montana a better place to live. The MHSA appreciates the generous support NorthWestern Energy has provided during the past twenty years of our partnership.
The Montana High School Association’s member schools would like to take this opportunity to recognize a valued corporate sponsor. Montana Farmers Union Insurance is the largest domiciled property and casualty company in Montana, writing business ONLY in Montana since 1915. Farmers Union insurance has 50 agents located across Montana in approximately 40 locations. Montana Farmers Union Insurance offers security for their policy holders, and they're joined with the MHSA to secure opportunities for high school activity participants. The MHSA appreciates Montana Farmers Union Insurance for their support of high school activities.
In 2017, the MHSA partnered with Stockman Bank to be the title sponsor of the sportsmanship program. The MHSA / Stockman Bank Sportsmanship Program provides many resources for member schools to use in promoting and rewarding good sporting behavior by players, coaches and spectators at interscholastic activities. The MHSA / Stockman Bank Sportsmanship Program offers serveral tiers of recognition for positive behaviors:
Many other resources are provided as well through the generous sponsorship of Stockman Bank. The MHSA appreciates Stockman Bank's support of high school activities and the promotion of positive sporting behavior across Montana.
Universal Athletics’ philosophy is to offer quality products and excellent service to the schools of Montana. Universal Athletics operates eight stores in the State of Montana, and they have grown from 2 employees to 250 employees with corporate headquarters in Bozeman, MT. Universal Athletics has been a long time supporter of the MHSA and UAS is the official provider of tournament apparel for sale at Montana High School Association state events. Thank you, Universal Athletics, for your support of the Montana High School Association.
Baden Sports, Inc., an independent, family-owned company based in Renton, Wash., is a designer and producer of the highest-quality athletic balls. For 35 years, Baden’s product innovation and leadership have led conferences, programs and coaches at all levels to choose Baden as their official ball. Baden became the official Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer ball of the MHSA beginning in the 2014-15 School Year.
The Northern Broadcasting System has been a proud sponsor of the Montana High School Association for over 10 years! Their network provides radio stations across the region with farm and ranch news, weather, state news and sports. Their daily “Montana Sports” program is heard on over 30 radio stations across the state and highlights Montana athletes each week. NBS and the MHSA realizes that the high school students today will be our strong leaders tomorrow.
Rawlings is the official football supplier of the Montana High School Association. The MHSA recommends the use of ST-5 game balls provided by the Rawlings Company for all football playoffs and state championship games. Rawlings furnishes the game balls with the understanding that the National Federation football rules allow each team to use a ball of its choice as long as it meets specifications as outlined in the rule book. This rule is not being waived. The game ball will be presented to the winning team.
Dudley Sports has been manufacturing quality softballs for over 50 years and is recognized as the industry leader in quality and performance. Dudley is the official softball supplier of the Montana High School Association. Dudley has provided the WT-12-Y FP (Optic yellow) softball for all MHSA post season games since 2002. Thank you Dudley/Spalding for your support of Montana High School Activities.
The MHSA Corporate sponsor for Tennis is Wilson. Wilson is the official ball and tennis supplier of the Montana High School Association. The Wilson US Open ball is the ball used for all MHSA state tennis meets. The MHSA recommends the use of this ball for all regular season events.