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Winning Ideas for Promoting Sportsmanship & Citizenship

  • Use the Just Play Fair! theme to create a one-week promotion at your school focusing on sportsmanship and citizenship, Promotions could include a poster or essay contest.
     
  • Develop a speaker's bureau. Administrators and coaches and selected student-athletes could talk with local, adult civic organizations about the Just Play Fair! campaign. Student-athletes could deliver talks to students in the junior high and elementary schools to stress good sportsmanship and citizenship.
     
  • Principals and superintendents could write commentaries for school district newsletters.
     
  • Send public service announcements to local radio and television stations on a quarterly basis (see enclosed samples).
     
  • Have school board develop a policy stressing that attendance at an athletic event is a privilege, and that inappropriate behavior by any party will be dealt with appropriately.
     
  • Encourage the fine arts advisors to incorporate good sportsmanship and citizenship themes into their competitions. Send local media press releases stating that your school has joined the Just Play Fair! campaign to promote good sportsmanship and citizenship.
     
  • Use the Just Play Fair! ad in your own school publication.
     
  • Place articles in your school's souvenir program that promote good sportsmanship and citizenship.
     
  • Create banners/posters that convey the messages of good sportsmanship and citizenship and welcome opponents to your school.
     
  • Create a sportsmanship and citizenship report card for visitors to your school to fill out and return after contests.
     
  • Create a ''warning ticket'' to hand to those who exhibit poor sportsmanship and citizenship in the stands.
     
  • lf you, your athletes, your spectators, etc., felt they were treated particularly well while visiting another school for an event, encourage them to write a letter to the principal or athletic director of that school. Chances are the school may share that letter with its constituents.
     
  • Have your public address announcer or participants read a pre-game or time out statement encouraging sportsmanship and citizenship and proper respect for the opponents and game officials.
     
  • If a team you played during the regular season, or a school from your conference/section, advances to a state tournament, have your coaching staff send a good luck message before the event; attend the event as a show of support; or send a congratulatory note after the tournament.
     
  • Report good sportsmanship and citizenship when it happens to your opponents, the media and the WIAA.

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