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HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Do You Know An Organization That Could Use $5,000? Nominations Are Open for the 2015 S.T.R.I.V.E. Organization of the Year ~ Don't Delay, Nominate Today!
March 4, 2015
S.T.R.I.V.E. ~ Sports Teach Respect Initiative Values and Excellence!
Nominations are now being accepted for the NCYS 2015 S.T.R.I.V.E. Award for "Organization of the Year" presented by AIG. The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and AIG are proud to present the 2015 STRIVE Award for Organization of the Year. This award recognizes organizations that embrace a "kids first" approach, evidenced by their implementation of recognized best practices and policies that protect kids by promoting responsible health, wellness and safety within their organization.

Criteria for selection includes demonstrating a heartfelt passion and a commitment and a contagious spirit for helping kids succeed in youth sports activities while maintaining a commitment to established safety procedures. This 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.

Click here for Nomination Form and Official Rules:
Nominating is easy as 1-2-3.
Simply fill out the one-page nomination form and write a one page testimonial.

We will be striking up the band and honoring with the winning organization on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. in July during National Youth Sports Week. There will be lots of publicity for your hometown and your organization! No one is more deserving of the S.T.R.I.V.E. Award than your organization and those who make youth sports programming such a great All-American success. Don't delay, nominate today!

Deadline for S.T.R.I.V.E. Nominations is April 20, 2015.

About the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS).
The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) leads the amateur youth sports industry as the largest known youth-serving organization in America. The NCYS is well-regarded for its advocacy in promoting healthy lifestyles and safe environments for stronger neighborhood and communities. Founded in 1979, the NCYS members comprise the Who's Who in youth sports. The NCYS membership represents more than 200 organizations/corporations serving 60-million boys and girls registered in organized amateur youth sports programs. NCYS is the portal and a united voice for amateur youth sports, leading the industry in promoting and enhancing the value of participation through advocacy and education. NCYS' reason to exist is to enhance the youth sports experience in America with a passion to create a better, more wholesome society for today and for generations to come! Additional information about NCYS can be found at | LinkedIn: | Facebook: | Twitter:@youthsportsNCYS