Powered by the Women’s Sports Foundation and CSU Athletics, the event culminates with Vikings v. Milwaukee Panthers on Thursday, February 24
Cleveland State Athletics will host a National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) event preceding CSU Viking Women’s Basketball hosting Horizon League rivals the Milwaukee Panthers at the CSU Wolstein Center on Thursday, February 24 at 6 p.m. Tipoff for the game is at 7 p.m.
National Girls & Women in Sports Day is powered by the Women’s Sports Foundation celebrates and inspires girls and women to play, be active and to realize their full power and potential.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX. NGWSD and the Women’s Sports Foundation advocate to protect Title IX and advance gender equity. CSU Athletics is exploring NGWSD beyond sport itself and looking at whole health, wellness and advocacy for girls and women through multiple platforms.
CSU Athletics invites campus departments, groups and community organizations to join in an interactive, educational micro-convention with informative tables relating the collective impact of sport, health and wellbeing on the region’s girls and women. The event takes place on the arena concourse from 6 - 7:15 p.m., leading up to tipoff of Vikes v. Panthers on the Wolstein hardwood.
Vendors wishing to participate and have a table at this event will receive FREE ADMISSION to the game. Tabling will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m., and the vendor must supply their own tablecloth. To register, please email your organization name, point of contact/email/phone, brief description of organization’s bond to sport/wellness/women’s advocacy, and a description of educational/interactive activities planned to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 216-339-9146.
As for CSU basketball fans on-campus and off, let’s pack the Wolstein Center to the rafters for this pivotal conference matchup and to support this region’s amazing girls and women! Stay dialed into the CSU Women’s Viking Basketball team and grab tickets for this electric matchup by clicking here!