NIC intramural sports officials t-shirt takes first place at conference
North Idaho College's Recreational Sports Department won first place in a recent professional development competition at the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Conference for its design of officials' t-shirts.
The t-shirts, which are given to students who successfully complete a season as an intramural sports official, took first place in the t-shirt and apparel category against other recreational sports departments from both two-year and four-year colleges and universities. More than 2,000 people attended the April conference in Orlando, Fla., representing schools from across the nation.
|photo1|The t-shirts feature images of a cardinal on an officiating whistle as well as the text “Earned, never given” on the back. The t-shirts were designed by Underground Expressions in Coeur d'Alene under the direction of the NIC Recreational Sports Department.
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Between 20 and 40 students officiate for the department each year, training as officials for a variety of sports and often going on to officiate part time for high school athletics.
NIC Recreational Sports Coordinator Paul Manzardo, (208) 769-3354Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2005