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 In General News, Press Releases

UPCOMING EVENTS:
February 17 – Wrestling Brackets Released
February 17-19 – BPA
February 18 – State Spirit Registrations Due
February 20-22 – HOSA
February 20 – NMAA Board of Directors Meeting (NMAA Office)
February 21-22 – State Wrestling Championships
February 21-22 – State Swimming & Diving Championships
February 21-22 – Mock Trial Qualifier
February 22 – English Expo
February 22 – Science Olympiad
February 24-29 – Basketball District Tournaments
February 24-26 – DECA
March 1 – Basketball (A-5A) Brackets Released
March 1 – Spring Sports Information Due Online

IN THE NEWS:

STATE SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2020 U.S. Bank State Swimming and Diving Championships will be held February 21-22 at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium.  Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students/seniors (65+).  For more information please contact Jackie Martinez at 505-923-3281 or visit NMACT.org.

STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2020 New Mexico National Guard State Wrestling Championships will take place February 21-22 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.  Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students/seniors (+65). For more information contact Scott Owen at 505-923-3273 or visit NMACT.org.

SWIMMING & WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Advance tickets are now on sale for the Swimming & Diving and Wrestling State Championships.  Tickets are available online at gofan.co/app/school/NMAA.  Please share this information with your local community. You must have a smartphone to redeem your ticket at the event. Printed tickets are not available with online ticket purchases.

STATE BASKETBALL PASSES
Tournament passes for the 2020 NMAA State Basketball Championships are on sale NOW! Passes may be purchased at the NMAA Office (6600 Palomas NE, Albuquerque) or over the phone at 505-923-3266. The cost per pass is $150, which includes a reserved seat at Dreamstyle Arena The Pit and a commemorative event program. Additionally, pass holders are entitled to entry into all State Basketball games at all tournament sites, including the first round of state beginning on March 6th.

NMAA 24/7 APP DOWNLOAD CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY FIESTA AUTO GROUP
Could your school use $1,500 from Fiesta Auto Group?  All you have to do is get your students/parents/fans to download the FREE NMAA 24/7 app for a chance to win. It’s the NMAA 24/7 app Download Challenge presented by Fiesta Auto Group.  We want to see which school can get the most downloads.  Two schools, a large school division and a small school division, will be awarded $1,500 by Fiesta Auto Group for the most downloads between now and March 8, 2020. Tell your community know to download the NMAA 24/7 app and it could mean $1,500 to your school from Fiesta Auto Group.

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NMAA STUDENT LEADERSHIP ADVISORY COUNCIL NOMINATIONS
The NMAA is looking for students to serve on our Student-Leadership Advisory Council for the following areas in the NMAA’s governance structure for the 2020-2021 school year:

Area A-Large:   Two representatives
Area B-Small:    One representative
Area C-Large:   Two representatives
Area C-Small:   Two representatives
Area D-Large:   Two representatives
At-Large (Large School Area A/B):  One representative

Nominations/applications are due no later than Monday, March 2, 2020. Please click HERE for the nomination form. If you are not sure of which area your school is in, please follow this link to the NMAA’s governance structure:  https://www.nmact.org/file/Section_3.pdf.  If you have any questions, please contact Dana Pappas at danamarie@nmact.org.

COMPETE WITH CLASS SCHOLARSHIP
The New Mexico Activities Association, in conjunction with the NMAA Foundation, will be awarding a maximum of eight (8) $1,000 Compete with Class scholarships during the 2019-2020 school year.  Awards will be given to students that best exemplify the three pillars of the Compete with Class sportsmanship initiative – Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility.  Recipients will be selected by the NMAA Foundation Board of Directors based on recommendations from the NMAA and its member schools.

 

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