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Trophies and Plaques

Posted by Mickey on 4/12/2013 to Recognition Plaques
Enrolling your child in some sort of sport is a great way to ensure that he gets some exercise. It’s also an excuse to keep him away from television and video games since that is what kids gravitate towards if left at home with nothing else better to do. Sports are a great way for children to stay in physical shape and also give them something to set their mind to. Trophies and plaques as a reward serve as a great motivator to give your child something to strive for.

Of course, children are also more susceptible to be overcome with emotion and tears if something doesn’t go their way. This is why it is important to award young children with some sort of trophy or medal whether they win or not.

Trophies and plaques are great items to hand out at a junior sporting event. Winners can be awarded a shiny trophy for their accomplishment. Runner ups should also be given some sort of participation award so they don’t walk away empty handed.

For elementary and middle schools, they can organize some sort of field day event to promote sports or physical activity for their youth. This can consist of multiple sporting events or obstacle courses. This also promotes friendly competition and sportsmanship among participating students. The school should order some trophies and plaques and hand them out at the end.

It is very important to ensure that everyone gets a trophy whether they win or not. Aside from participation awards, you can also customize awards for a fourth or fifth place. This sends a message to children that there are no losers as long as everyone tries their best.

 Every type of sport has its form of competition; this goes for both team and individual sports. This includes common sports like softball, basketball, soccer and tag football. It can also include activities like karate or dance. Whatever the event, it is important for the event coordinator to provide some sort of award that signifies exceptional performance.

Trophies and plaques can be customized in many shapes and forms to reflect the specific sport. A football trophy, for example, can be molded into the shape of a football or football helmet. Aside from being awarded to individual athletes and players, they can also be awarded to the entire team and be displayed in a school gymnasium. For children who are active in sports, trophies serve as a great incentive. It gives them a reason to push harder since kids often need some sort of external reward to motivate them.

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