SportsParent of the Year Contest + free issue of Sports Illustrated Kids!

While I am not the SportsParent of the year, I do enjoy watching my daughter play basketball. Our whole family attends her games to cheer her, and her friends, on from the sidelines! 

For the first time ever, Sports Illustrated Kids will recognize a SportsParent of the Year. This parent is dedicated to family and community, and includes sports as a part of an active, healthy lifestyle. She or he exemplifies the qualities that SI Kids aims to impart to children through a shared passion for sports, including: fun, dedication, healthy living, and the value of community and team. 

Are you or someone you know the SportsParent of the year?

If you think the above description describes you or someone you know, then you may want to apply to be the Sports Illustrated Kids “SportsParent” of the year! The winner of this prize will be honored as a parent who supports good sportsmanship without a focusing on trophies and prizes. This inspirational nominee will be a true role model to our children and the community. 

The winner will receive a $1000 gift card to use towards their children’s sports needs, as well as the potential to appear in an upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated Kids!

The contest runs through 12:00 P.M. EST on August 1, 2012 and ends 12:00 P.M. EST on September 3, 2012. To enter, you may visit the website and fill out the entry form by the deadline. One nomination per email account is allowed and the contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are age 18 or older years at time of entry. Please see the full official rules.

There is still time to enter the SportsKid of the year!

You have until August 27th to nominate a SportsKid of the Year! Sponsored by Goldfish, this award honors a young athlete, ages 7 to 15, for superior performance on the field, in the classroom and in service to the community.

The winner of this award will Appear on the cover of the December issue of Sports Illustrated Kids magazine , receive a trip to New York City to be honored at the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year ceremony, as well as a trip to Los Angeles, California, to present at the Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards show, PLUS get an awesome SKOTY jacket! Nominate your athlete today!

What is Sports Illustrated Kids? 

My daughter is going to enjoy her year’s subscription to Sports Illustrated Kids! She loves basketball and enjoys reading about other kids with similar interests. Since I am not knowledgeable about sports, this magazine will be a great way for her to keep up with all the sports news!

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SI Kids is THE magazine for boys and girls who love sports. It presents sports the way kids want to read about them: with great action photos, easy-to-read stories about star athletes, helpful instructional tips from the pros, and humor, comics, and activities. SI Kids is a great way to encourage kids to read, and it has won highest honors from the Association of Educational Publishers and the Parents’ Choice Award.

As a special offer, SI Kids is providing their August tablet issue COMPLETELY FREE! The tablet edition has everything that the print magazine has, but also includes bonus photos and interactive features like games and sports cards that kids will love! Simply download the SI Kids app on iPad or Kindle Fire, and use these credentials to access this latest issue:

You can also get a year’s subscription to SI Kids in print and on tablet for only $19.95. Connect with Sports Illustrated Kids on Facebook for more news you can use!

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I will receive an SI Kids goody basket and a year subscription to Sports Illustrated Kids in conjunction with this post.
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Henrietta Newman is a self-loving empty-nester into smudging, nature, yoga, fitness, healthy living, hunting, camping, hiking, tech, video games, gadgets, recipes, reviews and more.
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