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75th Anniversary

  Historic Timeline Feature Added to NJCAA website

September 05, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs is pleased to announce the launch of an in-depth timeline available on the organization’s website. The timeline highlights each year of the organization’s rich 75-year history and can be accessed here or by visiting the special 75th Anniversary section of its website at www.njcaa.org/75.

The detailed timeline will be released in three time-periods with the first installment highlighting years 1937-62. The first edition provides insightful information regarding the founding years of the NJCAA, including its early leadership and notable contributors, which helped the organization rise to national prominence in the United States.

The two remaining time-period installments will be released later during the 2012-13 academic year and will highlight years 1963-87 and 1988-2013.

More on the NJCAA 75th Anniversary
Throughout the 2012-13 academic year, the NJCAA will celebrate its 75th Anniversary through various outlets, including a special section of the NJCAA website: NJCAA.org/75. Traditional press releases will be distributed to member colleges as well as regional and national media during the 2012-13 sports season and special 75th Anniversary content will be produced for the organization’s monthly publication - NJCAA Review. NJCAA TV, powered by iHigh.com, as well as Facebook and Twitter will be used to help keep member colleges, fans and followers informed on the latest 75th Anniversary news and announcements. 

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 www.njcaa.org.

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