Champions of Character Resources for Institutions

 BANNERS



A variety of banners from USA Banners can be customized with your logo.

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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 PRINT RESOURCES

11x17 Champions of Character Live Five poster records plans
for how a team will live the five core values.


Champions of Character Full Page Print Ads

Champions of Character brochure (PDF)

NAIA STANDARDS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Conference Champions of Character Committee Responsibilities
Outlines the duties of the Conference Champions of Character Committee.

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Champions of Character Liaison Responsibilities
Outlines the role of the NAIA Campus Character Liaison.

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Conduct in Competition Guide: Procedures for all NAIA Athletic Contests
Offers practical recommendations for how home and visiting institutions are to review their responsibilities before, during and after the game to meet the NAIA standards for behavior during all NAIA competition.

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Officials Role in NAIA Competition and Ejection & Suspensions FAQs
Describes the obligation of officials to report ejections and the process for submitting reports on all NAIA competition.

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Hiring and Evaluating for Character: The Process
Use these tools and template documents to hire and evaluate coaches for character. Word documents can be customized with your logo.

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CHARACTER PROMOTION

Public Address Announcements
Champions of Character public address announcements can be read during NAIA athletic contests.

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NAIA Event Program Messages Promoting Champions of Character
Each ad is a graphic that can be copied and pasted into another MS Word document and scaled to fit in your program format.

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CHARACTER TRAINING - NAIA CONFERENCES AND INSTITUTIONS

NAIA Code of Ethics
This definition of ethical practices, signed by coaches, is designed to protect and promote the interest of athletics and the coaching profession.

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NAIA Coaches Code
NAIA coaches sign this code and pledge to uphold the Champions of Character values. (DOC can be customized with your logo.)

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NAIA Character-Driven Coaching Course
In their first year of coaching in the NAIA, all coaches must complete the online training by July 15.

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Student-Athlete Pledge
NAIA student-athletes sign this pledge to accept the five core values and do their best to represent the NAIA, their institution, teammates and themselves.

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Student-Athlete Checklist
Use this checklist with student-athletes to determine how the five core values are demonstrated by an NAIA student-athlete.

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Running a G-Rated Program Guided Discussion
Use this guide to facilitate conversations about sportsmanship and event management in your athletics department or conference. 

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"Curb Appeal" Sportsmanship Guided Discussion
Use this guide to facilitate discussions of sportsmanship and event management in your athletics department or conference. 

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Sport Summit on Conduct in Competition
This guide provides the facilitator with a road map for conducting a discussion on conduct in competition including agenda options and topics to reduce ejections.

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Champions of CharacterSummit 
This guide provides the facilitator with a road map for conducting a Champions of Character Summit. 

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CHARACTER TRAINING - OUTREACH  (see more tools at  ChampionsofCharacter.org)

Champions of Character Event Guidelines
Outlines the criteria for having a Champions of Character event along with brand requirements, banner orders, public address announcements and social media guidelines.

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Order your Champions of Character Materials!
Materials include implementation kits, parent game reminder cards, student-athlete cards, booklets and more.

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Core Values Script with Posters
Use this script and posters to present the five core values during student-athlete visits and sports clinics.  

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Character Book Youth Reading List 
Use these books to reinforce the five core values with youth during student-athlete visits and field trips. 

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Parents' Tips
Great tips to help parents better support their student-athlete before, during and after the competition.

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Coaches' Tips
Tips to help coaches build character and performance.

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Student-Athletes' Tips 
Reminders to help sports participants become true athletes.

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National Sportsmanship Day Certificate
To be presented to a team that exhibits outstanding sportsmanship in honor of National Sportsmanship Day. (DOC version can be customized with your logo.)

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National Student-Athlete Day Certificate
To be presented to the student-athlete who best exemplifies the five core values in honor of National Student-Athlete Day. (DOC version can be customized with your logo.)

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Integrity in Action
Practical examples and life lessons about integrity, both in and out of sports.

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Respect in Action
Practical examples and life lessons about respect, both in and out of sports.

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Responsibility in Action
Practical examples and life lessons about responsibility, both in and out of sports.

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Sportsmanship in Action
Practical examples and life lessons about sportsmanship, both in and out of sports.

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Servant Leadership in Action
Practical examples and life lessons about servant leadership, both in and out of sports.

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CHARACTER RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Award nominations forms are available on Official Forms under awards; descriptions of the awards are included in Awards.