Awards for Innovative Physical Activity Programs

If you have been successful in implementing Skillastics at your school in an innovative way, this opportunity is definitely for you!

The Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) announced their national innovation competition to uncover the very best programs and technologies to promote school-based physical activity.

 The competition will award multiple prizes ranging from $25,000 – $100,000 to schools with the best, most innovative programs for getting students to be physically active.

This opportunity is for programs currently being used in elementary schools (ages 5-12, K-6th grade). We hope you can share this opportunity with your readers, as we are sure there are great examples out there of highly innovative and successful programs. To help you spread the word we have included the following items below and in the attached Word document:

  • A short announcement for use in e-newsletter, website, listserve, blog, etc.
  • A Facebook and Twitter version for the announcement to post on your page or for members to post on theirs

The deadline for entries to the ASAP Innovation Competition is April, 2, 2012. Please share this information as soon as possible so your readers don’t miss out on the opportunity.  Visit www.ActiveSchoolsASAP.org for more information. 

ASAP is an initiative of ChildObesity180. Conducted in collaboration with Tufts University, Child Obesity180 fosters cross-sector collaboration through a portfolio of high-impact initiatives to reverse the trend of childhood obesity.


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