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By Lane Errington | @lane_errington
The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and AIG are proud to present the 2014 STRIVE Organization of the Year Award. This award recognizes youth sports organizations that embrace a "kids first" approach, evidenced by their implementation of recognized best practices and policies that protect kids by promoting responsible health and safety within their organization.
The NCYS STRIVE Award praises organizations' commitment to kids' health, wellness and safety, demonstrating to young people that it is possible for Sports to Teach Respect, Initiative, Values and Excellence without compromising safety.
Organizations that serve high school age youth and below are eligible to be nominated. Anyone is eligible to nominate an organization. To be considered, your organization should:
Nominate your #lacrosse organization for a @youthsportsNCYS STRIVE Award. $5,000 to winner » http://t.co/zmxYuReVQ6 pic.twitter.com/UoVZpaW5Gh— US Lacrosse (@USLacrosse) August 18, 2014
Nominate your #lacrosse organization for a @youthsportsNCYS STRIVE Award. $5,000 to winner » http://t.co/zmxYuReVQ6 pic.twitter.com/UoVZpaW5Gh
One national winner of the STRIVE award will receive a $5,000 donation, to be presented in November. Nominations are due by Sept. 10, 2014, at midnight ET. Submit a nomination for a youth lacrosse program in your area at NCYS.org/strive.
Read more about the US Lacrosse “Compete with Class, Honor the Game” sportsmanship initiative, including ways you can help. You can also share examples of good sportsmanship on Twitter using hashtag #CompeteWithClass.
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