Apply today! Excellence Award deadline July 10

Apply today! Excellence Award deadline July 10


Are you proud of the advancements your youth sports program has made during the past year? Maybe you’ve added a new program to meet the ever-evolving interests of your participants? Or maybe your program has implemented new background screening policies for volunteer coaches or child abuse prevention training for sports parents?

Tell us about it and enter the running for the prestigious 2015 Excellence in Youth Sports Award. For more than a decade, the Excellence Awards have recognized programs that are doing superior jobs of conducting diverse activities that focus on providing safe and positive experiences for all participants - including children, parents and coaches.

The Excellence Committee reviews hundreds of applications from youth sports programs across the country and from military bases worldwide that vie to be an award winner.

Applications are judged on several criteria, including what the organization does to educate their administration, volunteer coaches, game officials and parents, as well as how well they demonstrate that they embrace a child-centered recreational sports philosophy that is aimed at providing a positive and safe experience for all youth, among other areas. The deadline is July 10, 2015.

Complete your preliminary application for the 2015 Excellence Awards now!

2015 Excellence Award winners will receive:

  • Complimentary registration to the 2015 Youth Sports Congress in New Orleans, La., Nov. 18-21, 2015.
  • A custom award to display at their facility.
  • National, state and local recognition.
  • In-kind contributions from Excellence Award sponsors to use for the support and enhancement of their youth sports program.

For more information visit the Excellence Award page or email

Excellence Award Congress Administration Program New Orleans

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