The 8th Annual Champions of Character® Awards Event Company of Character Nominations needed


Member News

The NAIA National Office has officially announced the 2021 NAIA Champions of Character Foundation Awards Luncheon set to be held on November 9, 2021.


WHEN: November 9, 2021

TIME: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m. CST

WHERE: Kansas City Marriott Downtown Muehlebach Tower

Know a Company of Character? Submit your nominations here. Nominations are due September, 17.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a sponsor of the Champions of Character Awards Luncheon and continuing to impact the lives of our student-athletes, please contact Amy Stover at the NAIA National Office at 816-595-8117.

The NAIA appreciates your support and dedication to helping advance character driven-athletics!

Your support shapes lives

With your support, we can continue changing the culture of sport through teaching good character. Join the mission to advance character-driven athletics. Your support for the Champions of Character® Foundation makes a significant impact on the lives of our student-athletes and their communities.

About The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. Since 1937, the NAIA has administered programs dedicated to championships in balance with the overall college educational experience. Each year more than 77,000 NAIA student-athletes have the opportunity to play college sports, earn over $800 million in scholarships, and compete for a chance to participate in 27 national championships.