Creating A
Positive Athletic Experience for All

The start of the school year and fall athletic season brings tremendous excitement to school campuses and communities. Being proactive, and consistently promoting sportsmanship expectations to spectators, students, and the school community can go a long way in creating a positive athletic environment. Click the photo to view a recent story about the impact of spectator behavior on game officials.

Should this happen at ANY event for our kids?

How Do Courageous Leaders Demonstrate Sportsmanship?

Click here to learn about this year’s
Student Sportsmanship Essay/Multimedia Contest

Entry Deadline: October 11

Sportsmanship Public Address Announcements

Click here for sample messages to share with event spectators.

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MIAA does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Retaliation is also prohibited.