February 7 Marks National Girls & Women in Sport Day

February 7 Marks National Girls & Women in Sport Day

Rochester, MN-

Friends, Fans and Followers of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference:

Please be reminded that February 7, 2018 marks the 32nd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD).

The 2018 theme is "Play Fair, Play IX."   NGWSD is a time to celebrate the extraordinary achievements in girls and women's sports and the positive influence athletic participation brings to their lives. NGWSD recognizes the ongoing effort towards equality and access for women in sports and the nation's commitment to expand sport and participation opportunities for all girls and future generations.

Here in Minnesota, sports aficionados can take part by highlighting the 2018 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sport Day Event to be held at the Minnesota History Center on Wednesday, February 7th from Noon-1pm.  The award ceremony is free to attend and a great opportunity to celebrate influential individuals in the world of sport. 

Want to Plan Your Event? Go to: http://ngwsd.org/#resources  and get the ball rolling today! 

For more information on the 2018 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sport Day Event, please go to: http://www.ngwsd-mn.com/

To learn more about the 32nd Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) at the national level, visit: http://ngwsd.org/

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This release sponsored in part by Gopher Sport. 

Gopher Sport, based in Owatonna, is an industry leader in Physical Education, sports and fitness equipment.  Gopher Sport is dedicated to providing programs and departments with the products to improve fitness, develop skills, create fun and reach a high standard of learning and living. Gopher Sport has diligently served teachers, coaches and athletic directors around the world for over 65 years. 

About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

For more information, visit www.mcacsports.org