FAQs

 

What do we look for in a potential true athelite® of the month?

We look for outstanding high school basketball players who excel athletically.  Overcoming hardships or achieving high academic success increases a nominee’s chances of being considered for the award.

 

Who is eligible to be nominated for the true athelite® of the month award?

High school players in good academic standing (2.0 GPA / 75 GPA or above) are eligible to receive the true athelite® of the month award.

 

How do I nominate someone for the true athelite® of the month award?

You can nominate someone for the true athelite® of the month award using the Nomination Form here: http://www.trueathelite.com/true-athelite-of-the-month-nomination-form/.  (Note: You cannot nominate yourself.  Self-nominations will not be reviewed.)

 

How is the true athelite® of the month award winner honored?

true athelite® of the month award winners are featured on our website in the true athelite® of the month award winners section.  We interview every award winner and write a short article about the player.  Each article will include pictures and, if available, a video mixtape of the player.

 

Do I need to send a new nomination every month to be considered for the award each month?

No, one nomination lasts for six months.  Therefore, when a nomination is received, it will be considered for the award every month for six months starting from the day the nomination is received.  (You may resubmit a nomination form if you want to the information of a nominee.  Like all nomination forms, the resubmitted form will last for six months from the day the form is submitted.)

 

Does this monthly contest operate in accordance with NCAA Amateurism rules?

Yes, we have contacted the NCAA directly and our contest works in accordance with all NCAA Amateurism Bylaws, especially Bylaws 12.1.2 and 12.5.2.  We do not provide pay or compensation to the winners nor will we continue to use winners’ names, pictures, or videos on our website after they become NCAA student-athletes.  Click here to view the list of NCAA Regulations.