CHSAA is a voluntary association of 360-member schools. A member of the NFHS, CHSAA is a national leader in high school educational sports and activities. Its mission is to serve its membership through the advancement of, and the student's participation in, interscholastic activities, which are an integral component and a complement to the educational goals of its member schools. CHSAA sponsors championship events in 27 boys’ and girls’ sports and events in student council, music and speech and debate. Nearly 85% (199,714 students) of the state’s students participate in at least one activity sponsored by the CHSAA.