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75th Anniversary

  NJCAA Adds Years 1963-87 to Historic Digital Timeline

December 12, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – In concert with the yearlong celebration of its 75th Anniversary, the NJCAA has released the second phase of its historic digital timeline. The timeline feature, first launched in September, 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 second installment of the detailed timeline highlights years 1963-87 and provides significant information on the organization’s growth and leadership during the era. Of significance, the timeline features the rise of the NJCAA’s women’s division, which solidified the organization as a leader and pioneer in collegiate athletics.

The third and final installment of the timeline will target years 1988-2013 and will be released this spring. The first edition showcased years 1937-62.

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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