The Fall is a busy time of the year with back to school activities and high school sports. The Fall sports programs may not be available at all high schools because of the size of the school or the lack of interest in a particular sport; however, every sports programs has to organize fundraising to help support their team. One of the biggest ways sports programs raise funds is by selling school spirit items.
LIST OF FALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Football typically starts within weeks of going back to school, so planning for football spirit items should take place during the summer before school is back is session. The football team practices through the summer in preparation for the quick start season and so should the team fundraising. Popular spirit items for football games include mini footballs, thundersticks, stadium seat cushions, foam fingers, and pom poms.
Like the football team, cheerleading squads and dance squads start practicing in the summer since their season starts in conjunction with the football season. A lot of the cheerleading fundraisers is done away from field, since they are busy performing for the crowd and helping to increase team spirit during the games. Pom poms are a staple of cheerleaders and the fans love to get pom poms from the cheerleaders. The cheerleading squad also is typically the main source of distribution for mini footballs which are thrown into the crowd. Other useful items for cheerleaders include duffle bags, jackets, and megaphones.
This sport is often overshadowed by the “bigger” sports such as football; however, if you ever stop to watch a volleyball game, the girls definitely have talent! Because volleyball is often an overlooked sport, they have to do extra in the form of fundraising to make sure they have proper uniforms and equipment for their team. Mini volleyballs prove to remain one of the most popular volleyball spirit items as well as sports bottles.
Here’s a sport that is definitely not for everyone. These long distance runners train day after day by running miles upon miles to get ready for their races. These endurance runners have to carry certain clothing, special shoes, and plenty of liquids to drink after and during training, so here are a few common items for cross country teams : duffle bags, jackets, sweatpants, and custom t-shirts.
One popular way that many high school golf teams raise money is by getting sponsors for each hole in the same way that most golf tournaments selling hole sponsorships by displaying custom yard signs at each hole. Other items that high school golf programs may use would be embroidered golf shirts, custom golf balls, and golf gloves.
Other sports also start at some high schools, but vary depending on the location, such as tennis and swimming. Additionally, other sports are gaining popularity such as disc golf. It is important to plan your season early and order your spirit items to have available for the first game of the season.
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