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Establish a Positive Game Environment

Institutions have a unique opportunity to establish the link between the educational purpose of Division II athletics and the competition environment at Division II events. Game Environment goes beyond the behavior of players and coaches to include all that surrounds the event, including game administration, fans and student supporters. The NCAA and Division II has compiled the tools and resources you need to successfully start and develop a positive game environment on your campus.

Bands Resources for Game Environment

Bands, cheerleaders, and mascots can play an integral and important role in creating and maintaining a positive game environment at your institution
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Civility Best Practices

The NCAA Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct believes that Administration can help build better game environments by using the following best practices.
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New Game Environment vs. Sportsmanship PDF

Check out the latest version of the Positive Game Environment vs Sportsmanship document.
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Alcohol Awareness Campaign

Learn how you can improve game environment using these helpful suggestions to educate students and fans on safe drinking practices.
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Our archive of resources includes valuable guides and materials for improving the game environment at your institution. Select a topic below to locate a resource of interest. You may also filter your search by media type if you are seeking a particular resource attachment (note: selecting "All" will also include resources without attachments).

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