Game Growers

Nike Game Growers is an exclusive opportunity for Eighth-Grade girls to share their ideas on how to encourage more girls to play sports. Two girls were selected by each participating WNBA or NBA team to develop and test their idea and create a Game Plan that could grow girls sports participation.

GAME GROWERS CLASS OF 2020

The Class of 2020 Game Growers Game Plans embodied five key themes and outlined solutions to get more girls playing.

it’s time to show the world what you can do

Nike Game Growers is an exclusive opportunity for Eighth-Grade girls to share their ideas on how to get more girls playing sports.

Applications for this years program open in Fall 2020.

THE PROBLEM

BY THE TIME GIRLS REACH 8TH GRADE, THEY ARE 50% MORE LIKELY TO DROP OUT OF SPORTS THAN BOYS, CREATING BARRIERS BOTH PHYSICALLY AND SOCIALLY THAT CAN LAST A LIFETIME.

the Opportunity

Game Growers come together with Nike and their WNBA and NBA team to create a Game Plan for their idea.

8th-Grade Girls team up to complete an online application that shares their ideas about getting more girls playing sports.

Participating WNBA and NBA teams select one team of girls who become their Game Growers.

Game Growers visit Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon and work with Nike and their WNBA and NBA team to create a Game Plan for their idea.

With the help of their WNBA and NBA team, Game Growers will implement their game plans in their community.

what game growers
can do for you

Learn How to Develop and Share Ideas

that make a difference in your community.

Help Shape a Groundbreaking Program

where your voice and ideas are heard.

Grow Leadership Skills

that could open up new possibilities for you through sports.

1. Team Up with a Friend

Join with a teammate or classmate from your team, school, or community organization.

2. Share Your Ideas

Let us know what you think will get more girls playing sports in your community by November 22, 2019.

Start your application

FAQs

Have questions? Check out the FAQs or contact us via email or phone

info@gamegrowers.com

856-425-2951

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm ET

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