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National Council of Youth Sports

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Nominations are now being accepted for the National Council of Youth Sports 2015 STRIVE Award for Organization of the Year presented by AIG.

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.

Selection criteria include demonstrating a heartfelt passion, commitment, and 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.

For a nomination form and official rules, go to www.ncys.org/strive. Simply fill out the one-page nomination form and write a one-page testimonial.

Deadline for submission is April 20, 2015.