Do you want to be the featured Jr. NBA Program of the Month? Nominate your youth basketball organization!
For the duration of the 2017-18 NBA season, beginning November 1, 2017 and ending April 1, 2018, the Jr. NBA presented by Under Armour will reward and recognize one registered Jr. NBA organization per month that meets the following criteria:
- Embodies the values of the Jr. NBA & Jr. NBA Pledge
- Demonstrate how your organization focuses on the fundamentals of the game
- Demonstrate examples of teamwork, respect, sportsmanship, and healthy living while also having fun
- Impact on Youth & Community
- Provide examples of programs and opportunities your organization provides for the community that wouldn’t exist otherwise
- Provide examples of creating positive experiences for youth, parents, and families
- Share how you would put the gift card to use
- #ThisIsWhyWePlay: Player & Coach Testimonials
- Share stories about your players/coaches
- Include information on special programs you run, scholarships you offer, etc.
Each Jr. NBA Program of the Month winner will receive a $1,000 Under Armour gift card, a free Positive Coaching Alliance in-person training session, and be featured on our website and social media platforms!
Jr. NBA Program of the Year
- Each Jr. NBA Program of the Month winner is automatically entered into the pool for the chance to win Jr. NBA Program of the Year.
- All Jr. NBA Program of the Month winners will receive travel and hotel stipend to attend the Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Leadership Conference presented by Under Armour in May 2018.
- Jr. NBA Program of the Year Winner will be awarded at the Conference and receive a $5,000 grant for their youth basketball organization.
View contest rules here.
You must be registered for the Jr. NBA to apply. If your organization is not a registered Jr. NBA member organization, click here to register.