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Gateway Region Recognition Program

By Chris Clauss, 09/22/21, 10:45AM CDT


Highliting the best and brightest of our region....

Gateway Region is proud to begin a  Player Recognition Program for Junior Members of our region who demonstrate an ability to rise above and beyond the noteworthy.  Program details may be found below!

Gateway Region Recognition Program

Name: Gateway Region Player Spotlight

Timeline:  Recognitions will be awarded end of January, March, June, and August (beach only).

Eligibility:  One female and one male player in the 10 through 14 age divisions and one female and one male in 15 through 18 age divisions who are deserving and fit the criteria.  Players may receive recognition every two years from date of issue. No recognition will be given if there is no one eligible or deserving.  Recipients must be a member of the Gateway Region.

Who can nominate? Gateway Region Coaches, Club Directors, Teammates. The person who makes the nomination shall be responsible for providing any additional information to the Gateway Recognitions Committee, such as photo and biography, etc.

Criteria: Nominee must demonstrate three qualities and/or achievements in each of the following areas:

  • Report card and GPA required.
  • Community Service: Must be volunteer service, not a required school project.  Documentation required.
  • Must exhibit dedicated, consistent sportsmanship, ability, and attitude.

Timeline: All nominations must be completed and received by the 15th of the month before the month  awarded(December, February, May, July)

Who chooses recipients?: Gateway Recognitions Committee who will vet each nominee. 

How will players be Recognized?  Awardees will be sent a certificate and spotlighted through several social media platforms and receive a $50 Gift Certificate to Gear Up/Gateway Region Online Store.