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CU Celebrates National Girls & Women In Sports Day Saturday

Jan 19, 2011

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Athletics is celebrating the 25th anniversary of National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Coors Events Conference Center beginning at 2 p.m. and invites all to be a part of the celebration. 

The day was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor female athletic achievement and recognize the importance of sports and fitness participation for all girls and women.  We'd like to invite you to Colorado's celebration of NGWSD. 

Prior to the CU women's basketball game on Saturday all kids (boys and girls) in 8th grade and under are invited to participate in a Skills & Fitness Challenge on the Coors Events Center concourse from 2-3 p.m.  During the challenge kids will meet CU student-athletes from golf, volleyball, tennis, soccer, basketball, cheer, and more.  The first 750 kids (8th grade and under) who complete the challenge will earn a free commemorative tee shirt. 

Following the skills challenge on the concourse the CU student-athletes will sign autographs from 3-3:30 p.m.  Then stick around and cheer on the Buffaloes as they face the Missouri Tigers at 4 p.m.

All activities are FREE for kids and adults including the women's basketball game.  To receive free general admission you must enter the Coors Events Center through the northwest entrance between 2 and 3 p.m.   After 3 p.m. free admission is not available.

For more information, questions or comments please feel free to contact Aimee Schmidt at 303-492-6414.


2-3:00 p.m.

Skills & Fitness Challenge 

3-3:30 p.m.

Autograph Session with CU Student-Athletes

4 p.m.

CU Women's Basketball vs. Missouri


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