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game growers!

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Application Dates: October 18, 2019 – November 22, 2019


Applicants must be a team of two 8th grade girls (age 13 or older when you submit your application) who attend the same school or are members of the same community organization.

Your parent or guardian’s permission to be a part of this program

All members of the Game Growers Team (girls and their respective parent/guardian) are available and commit to attend the Game Growers Training Camp at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, OR, January 24-26, 2020 (Coach Class Travel, lodging, and meal costs will be covered by Nike).

Girls must be passionate about growing participation of their peers in sports. Sport is defined as competition, movement, and play.

Girls should be excited to make a change in their communities.


1. Application packet

Download the Application Packet

2. Describe your idea

In a series of short answers, use the writing prompts in the Application Packet to share your idea on how to get more girls playing sports in your community.

3. Show your Idea

Draw a picture (8.5 x 11 in) that visually explains your idea. You will need to scan or photograph this image as part of your application.

4. Complete the forms

Work with an adult to complete the forms/waivers, making sure they are filled out with the appropriate signatures.

5. Submit your Application online

Scan and upload your entire Application Packet (inclusive of the drawing) online at gamegrowers.com/apply before the competition closes on November 22, 2019 at 11:59PM PST.

Innovative approach to a solution

Creativity relative to existing resources

Feasibility of implementation

Potential reach and impact

Clarity (includes visual)

DECEMBER 15, 2019

roles & Responsibilities


game grower advisor

Wnba/nba game growers team lead

game growers help desk


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



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