League of Extraordinary Men Lead the Formation of the NJCAA

To commemorate its 75th Anniversary, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has released the first of nine insightful highlighting the history of the organization.

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NJCAA 75th Anniversary

Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) September 13, 2012

As part of the ongoing celebration of its 75th Anniversary, the national headquarters of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has released the first of nine insightful articles that will make up the NJCAA 75th Anniversary Feature Series. The initial exposition, titled “League of Extraordinary Men Lead the Formation of the NJCAA,” documents the founding of the organization by several accomplished men from the track and field community.

The article is available in the September 2012 edition of the NJCAA Review – the official publication of the NJCAA – and can also be accessed by visiting the special 75th Anniversary section of the organization’s website at http://www.njcaa.org/75.

To request permission to run this article in your publication contact NJCAA Assistant Executive Director Mark Krug at mkrug(at)njcaa(dot)org.

The next installment of the NJCAA 75th Anniversary Feature Series will focus on the organization’s rise to relevance after World War II and will be released in mid-October.

About the NJCAA
Since 1938 the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has been the governing body of two-year college athletics, offering athletic and academic opportunities to college students. Now entering its 75th anniversary, the NJCAA is the second largest national intercollegiate athletic organization in the United States with over 500 member schools in 43 states. Each year over 60,000 student-athletes compete in one of 28 different sports and the organization sponsors 48 national championship events and nine football bowl games. NJCAA Headquarters has been located in Colorado Springs, Colo., since 1985. For more information visit http://www.njcaa.org.


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