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NWBA Announces Player and Team of the Month Programs

10/24/2017, 4:15pm CDT
By Kimberly Kasper, NWBA

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO - The NWBA is excited to announce the 2017-2018 Player of the Month program. The NWBA Player of the Month program begins this October, with nominations due no later than October 30 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain, to Kimberly Kasper at kimkasper@nwba.org.

This purpose is to give recognition to NWBA players across all divisions. The winners of the NWBA Player of the Month awards will receive a Nike Dri-Fit NWBA branded t-shirt, with NWBA media channels recognition.

The program is run from October to April. Nominations are due the first Monday of each month for the prior month’s awards. For example, November’s nominations are due Monday, December 4th. All applications are due no later than 12:00 p.m. MT. the following Monday.

Nominations are open to the public and submitted via the Player of the Month Nomination Form found at http://www.nwba.org/playerofmonth. Applications should be sent to Kimberly Kasper at kimkasper@nwba.org.

Deadlines for nominations:

October 30;

December 4;

January 2;

February 5;

March 5; and

April 2

How does this work? Once the nominations are received, all nominees will be posted on the NWBA Website’s new page “Player of the Month,” which is under the Leagues tab. The NWBA will post a story on the NWBA website and utilize the NWBA social networks to promote the week-long voting period, which will be done online. Individuals may promote the Athlete of the Month page to their peers as well across an athlete’s social channels.

Once the voting has concluded, the winners will be announced on the NWBA website. Each month, if nominations are received, the NWBA will recognize the following athletes per division:

Junior Division: 1 Varsity and 1 Prep player

Intercollegiate Division: 1 player (either men’s or women’s athlete)

Women’s Division: 1 player

Adult Division: 1 D-I, 1 D-II, and 1 D-III player

Individuals may vote for the Athlete of the Month of their choosing via a poll at http://www.nwba.org/playerofmonth. One vote per person per day is accepted. The poll will remain open from the time the biographies are posted until the following Monday at 9:00 a.m. MT. At this time, votes are counted and a winner is selected. For example, October’s nomination’s biographies are available 5:o0 p.m. Monday, October 30. Voting will begin then and close Monday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m.  The winner is announced at 12:00 p.m. the same day.

 

Team of the Month

In addition to the NWBA Player of the Month program, the NWBA is announcing a NWBA Team of the Month program. This program begins this October, with nominations due no later than October 30 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain, to Kimberly Kasper at kimkasper@nwba.org.  

The purpose is to give recognition to NWBA teams across all divisions. The winners of the NWBA Team of the Month awards will receive “Team of the Month” plaque s with NWBA media recognition.

The program is run from October to April. Nominations are due the first Monday of each month for the prior month’s awards. For example, November’s nominations are due Monday, December 4th. All applications are due no later than 12:00 p.m. Mountain.

NWBA Team of the Month nominations are open to the public and submitted via the NWBA Team of the Month Nomination Form found at http://www.nwba.org/teamofmonth. Nominations should be sent to Kimberly Kasper at kimkasper@nwba.org.

Deadlines for nominations:

October 30;

December 4;

January 2;

February 5;

March 5; and

April 2;

How does this work? Once the nominations are received, all nominees will be posted on the NWBA Website’s new page “Player of the Month,” which is under the Leagues tab. The NWBA will post a story on the NWBA website and utilize the NWBA social networks to promote the week-long voting period, which will be done online. Individuals may promote the Athlete of the Month page to their peers as well across an athlete’s social channels.

Once the voting has concluded, the winners will be announced on the NWBA website. Each month, if nominations are received, the NWBA will recognize the following team divisions:

Junior Division: 1 Varsity and Prep team

Intercollegiate Division: 1 team

Women’s Division: 1 team

Adult Division: 1 D-I, D-II, and D-III team

Individuals may vote for the NWBA Team of the Month via a poll at http://www.nwba.org/teamofthemonth. One may only vote once per day. The poll will remain open from the time the teams are posted until the following Monday at 9:00 a.m. MT. At this time, votes are counted and a winner is selected. The NWBA Team of the Month is announced the following day. For example, October’s nominees are available 5:o0 p.m. Monday, October 30. Voting will begin then and close Monday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m.  The winner is announced Tuesday, November 7 at 12:00 p.m.

 

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