Teaming Up For Character™

For Elementary and Middle School Students

teaming up for character

Be a part of the Teaming Up For Character program at the NAIA Men’s DI National Tournament

Men’s college basketball teams from around the country will visit local schools, speaking on the core values of the NAIA and their rich student-athlete experience. Then, those locals schools will watch live game action in downtown Kansas City.


Team Visits

  • An NAIA team from around the country will visit your local school and share their experience as a successful student-athlete.
  • Hear about the five core values of Champions of Character®– respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship, and servant leadership.
  • Dress in the visiting school’s team colors and embrace their visit in a pep rally!
  • Your students can collect autographs with supplied Champions of Character autograph cards.

Game Attendance

  • Attend a FREE day of games at college basketball’s toughest tournament!
  • Interact with college student-athletes before and after their games.
  • Enjoy interactive fun throughout the games in the stands!
  • On-court recognition of two character award winners from each school.

Reserve your group’s place today

Contact Matt Hutchinson, Teaming Up For Character Coordinator, at 785.224.9605 or