of Middle Tennessee
An officially chartered alumni club of The Ohio State University Alumni
connected. Make Ohio State stronger"
State Championship License Plate Campaign
- Every Tennessee Buckeye can buy the plate. You do not have to
be an Ohio State Alum. We estimate that two-thirds of our club
supporters, financial and otherwise, are not grads but have some
other strong affiliation with Ohio and the Ohio State University.
We count them all as
Buckeyes and want them to also take a lead in signing up additional
- The plate adds
$35 per year
to your annual registration fee, and $15.38 of that goes directly to Ohio State as
scholarship money that is available
to all Tennessee high school graduates. .
- If you get more than one
tag they will be sequentially numbered
- ...and you can register
any tag on any vehicle - but it has to stay there.
- Ohio State Championship plates are not available for motorcycles
- Yes, you can
give the Ohio State
plate as a gift.
When you Sign-Up for the plates, just indicate that some of the Ohio
State plates you are ordering will be gifts. Later, when you pay,
we will know to contact you
your gifting details.
- No, you don't have
wait for your current tag to expire to
order or to pick-up
your new Ohio
State license plate. Sign-Up today.
- For those with Handicapped
Driver plates - when you
pick up your Ohio State Championship plate, ask for the free Handicapped
Driver sticker so that your Ohio
State plate works just the same as a Handicapped Driver plate
- In future years, you can renew your Ohio State Champion plate by mail
or online just
like you do now
order or pay for a personalized plate (SHOE, OSU45,OHST8, etc)
during the first 1,000 plates campaign. Once the Ohio State
Championship plate is in
production, you can
then order a personalized plate directly from
Tennessee Titles and Registration.
If you don't
use email, or
if you don't make payments on the web, ask a Buckeye friend to
register you and to make the payment for you when that time
us many volunteer hours.
on your actual payment will establish your
place in line for your license plate number(s). The
sooner you pay, the lower your plate number. If you pay for two
or more plates, they will be sequentially numbered.
In most Tennessee counties, your annual vehicle registration renewal is roughly
$50 or a bit more. The Ohio State Championship plate will
per year to that.
Timeline and FYI's
Our window to get the plate into production ends June 30, 2017 although
other recent license plate campaigns have had to ask for a one year
After we submit the
list, the check and the plate design, Tennessee
Titles and Registration estimates that it will
require four to six months to
plate, to do live field tests, to process the payments to your
accounts, and to mail your plate(s) out to your County
Once the Ohio
plate is in production and available:
1) If you are in the list
of 1,000 pre-paid plates - you
will receive a postal letter
from Tennessee Titles and Registration that lists your new plate
number with instructions to pick it up at your
office. Take the letter with you and T&R
will have your assigned license plate
waiting for you to bring in your old plate for exchange.
2) Even if you
part of the first
1,000, you can still take
your current plate to your county office and
exchange it for the
State Championship license plate (you will get next sequential number at
that office). They will only stock a few extra Ohio State
for walk-ins, so you might want to call before you go.
3) This is also the time
can order a personalized plate (SHOE, OSU45,OHST8,
directly from Titles and
Pick Up Your License Plate
You will need a current Certificate
of Compliance if
your county requires
Vehicle Emissions Testing. Your previous
certificate is valid for 90 days.
You do not have
wait until your current tag expires to
order or to pick-up
your new Ohio
Championship license plate.
you renewed your plate yesterday,
need to Sign-Up today
and pay the moment
we reach 1,000 Pledges.
Then when the time comes, take
your current, recently
exchange. You will pay your regular one-year registration fee and get full credit for all unused months on your
tag. The $35 specialty fee will have already been
paid during this Campaign, of course. Your new Ohio State plate
is then good for a full
year. It's that simple.
FYI - Some counties
also charge an extra $1 Specialty Plate fee when you pick up your plate.
The license plate is a joint project of
the Ohio State Alumni Association and the Middle Tennessee Ohio State
plate design is NOT yet approved by Tennessee Titles and Registrations
The Ohio State University
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Last Revised Sept 27, 2016