Teaming Up for Character

Champions of Character connects with the community at NAIA National Championships

Champions of Character activities are an integral part of every NAIA Championship annually impacting more than 25,000 individuals.  As a Championship Host you are free to choose the Champions of Character activity which best fits your Championship and community.   Before you begin please review our required Event Guidelines.

REQUIRED EVENT GUIDELINES

To have your event qualify to use the trademarked name, it must have a clear connection to Champions of Character programming and Champions of Character training should be the main focus of the event. Please review the Event Guidelines before planning any of these activities.


NAIA STUDENT-ATHLETE
VISITS

HIGH SCHOOL
LEADERSHIP DAY

HIGH SCHOOL
AWARDS PROGRAM

SPORTS CLINICS

FIELD TRIPS


Champions of Character
Student-Athlete Visit Program (DOC)
Best practices, timeline, invitation and other resources to use in planning an NAIA student-athlete visit program.

Champions of Character
High School Leadership Day (DOC)
Best practices, timeline, sample flyers and other resources to use in planning a High School Leadership Day.

Champions of Character
High School Awards Program (DOC)
Best practices, timeline, RSVP forms and other resources to use in planning a High School Awards Program.

Champions of Character
Sports Clinic (DOC)
Best practices, timeline, invitation and other resources to use in planning a Champions of Character Sports Clinic.

Champions of Character
School and Youth Organization Field Trips (DOC)
Best practices, timeline, sample flyers and other resources to use in planning Champions of Character Field Trips.

 

After the event, contact the Champions of Character Coordinator with the programs conducted and the number of people reached. Please attach any flyers that were printed with our logo. Contact Kathy Busch - 816-595-8101 

 

Best Practices

Promotions

Flyer examples

 

View an example of core values post cards for collecting autographs.

Use books from this booklist to reinforce the five core values with youth during student-athlete visits and field trips.

Sports Clinic Example from Men's Golf National Championship


NAIA CHARACTER VIDEO

Download videos for time-outs, PSA announcements or any other opportunities to reinforce the character messages.

   
  Student-Athletes 1:11
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Student-Athletes :16
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Kansas City Royals General Manager Dayton Moore :13
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NAIA Hall of Famer and former head coach, University of Nebraska Tom Osborne :13
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Professional Golfer Tom Watson :10
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