BlazeSports America is honored that the National Council on Youth Sports has recognized us as one of five national finalists for the STRIVE Organization of the Year. This award recognizes organizations that embrace a “kids first” approach, evidenced by their implementation of recognized best practices and policies that protect kids and promote safety within their organization. Voting is open now through August 1st, and individuals are welcome to vote daily! Every vote counts!
For more information on BlazeSports candidacy (including some great programs from our programs) and to VOTE, visit: http://www.ncys.org/strive
More on the STRIVE Award: This award recognizes organizations who have implemented at least three (3) health and safety initiatives demonstrating a “kids first” approach that protects kids and promotes safety within their organization. Criteria for selection included demonstrating a heartfelt passion and a commitment and a contagious spirit for helping kids succeed in youth sports activities while maintaining a commitment to established safety procedures. This award praises organizations’ commitment to kids’ safety and health, demonstrating to young people that it is possible for Sports to Teach Respect, Initiative, Values and Excellence without compromising safety.