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Native All-Star Game Accepting Applications

Native Re-vision, a 501 (c)(3) organization, is based out of Dallas, Texas, is accepting applications for the Jim Thorpe Native All-Star Football Game.  This is the second year for the game that was played at the University of North Texas last year.

In their second year, Native Re-Vision is hoping to make the Native All-Star Game even bigger, and applications are now being accepted for eligible high school graduate football players looking to compete.

The application deadline is set for June 15, 2012. To be eligible, an athlete has to be a high school graduate by the end of june. Applications are to help determine whether the applicant is eligible to play on the Red Team or Blue Team.

For more information, visit the Native All-Star website here.

The application link is here.

The state goal for Native Re-vision is to “support and guide American Indian student athletes to identify unique talents, set goals and achieve their dreams.” Along with the All-Star game, their national events include a Native 5K Track Meet & Run, the Striking Eagle Leadership camp, an Educational & Health Expo, golf fund raising events and a coaches clinic. They focus on getting, and keeping, Native youth active, promoting mental and physical health.

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