The Green Sports Alliance has unveiled a contest to help college sports programs kick start or upgrade a sustainability program in their stadiums — and enhance the visibility of all campus sustainability efforts.
The winning two
campuses will receive ten brand new customizable recycling bins donated by Max-R
, a full compostable food service product upgrade donated by Eco-Products
, and on-site sports facility assessments, workshops and recommendations from ESPN and University of Colorado-Boulder sports sustainability experts. Each prize package is valued at over $50,000.
The College Sports Sustainability Makeover Contest
is designed to help all campus sustainability efforts by improving the campus environmental footprint, enhancing fan behaviors in-game and at home, and boosting overall campus reputation.
Two campuses will win the grand prize detailed above. There is no cost or obligation to enter. Winning campuses will be chosen on the basis of need, suitability, leverage, and likelihood of success. Any size campus in any level of sports affiliation can win. Contest rules are here
. Entry form is here
DEADLINE TO ENTER IS MAY 1, 2016.
There are 30 questions, most of them ask for very simple information. A few questions will require you to compile some background on your campus. Depending on your familiarity with your campus, this entry could take as little as 45 minutes or as much as several hours. Early submittal of your entry is encouraged as the Contest Organizer will, upon request, review the entry for completeness before the deadline.
About Green Sports Alliance
The Green Sports Alliance leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play. The nonprofit does so by inspiring sports leagues, teams, venues, their partners, and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, species preservation, safer chemicals, and other environmentally preferable practices. Alliance members represent over 300 sports teams and venues from 20 different sports leagues and 14 countries. The Green Sports Alliance is based in Portland, Oregon. Visit www.greensportsalliance.org
to learn more, follow on Twitter at @SportsAlliance and join the global conversation at #GreenSports.