The Partnership at Drugfree.org in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities invite you to nominate youth coaches and student athletes who are extraordinary. Maybe they have inspired others to give it their all, made the team smile after a big defeat or shown exemplary character and integrity both on and off the field. You tell us.
Each winner — one coach and one student athlete — will receive an exciting trip for
themselves and one special guest to New York City!*
Each winner's complete gift package will include:
A trip for 2 to New York City
2 tickets to The Partnership at Drugfree.org Gala at Gotham Hall on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 where the winners will be honored. Winners must attend or send a representative.
$1,000 gift card to a New York City sporting goods store to be determined
A plaque presented by Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org
The opportunity to be featured prominently on The Partnership at Drugfree.org website, www.drugfree.org
To participate, fill out the entry form to the right and tell us what makes the youth coach or student athlete you know extraordinary.
Judging Criteria for Nominees
Our panel of judges will be looking for players and coaches who:
Value and are committed to fair, drug-free play and an overall healthy lifestyle
Understand the importance of teamwork
Demonstrate excellent leadership in sports by empowering, encouraging and helping others
Display integrity and maintain a positive attitude both on and off the field
Strive for personal excellence, regardless of natural athletic ability or experience
Winners Notified: Friday, November 16th, 2012
Winners Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012
About the Awards
The Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards celebrate and recognize one youth coach and one student athlete who each embody the spirit of teamwork, dedication, leadership, hard work, fun and a healthy, drug-free lifestyle — regardless of win-loss records. Young athletes and their coaches are an integral part of our communities and are essential to instilling important lessons in others about playing fair, both on and off the field.