Nominate your school to win new football helmets

Posted Sep 8, 2017

Enter the HELMETs Sweepstakes for a chance to WIN!

The Cleveland Browns, Ohio Lottery, University Hospitals, and Xenith Helmets are working together to improve the health and safety of young athletes. By committing to become Heads UP certified your school can win!

Nominate an Ohio high school football team to be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 athletic grant and $25,000 worth of new Xenith helmets. 16 high schools will receive $1,000 athletic grants, courtesy of the Ohio Lottery, and 2 high schools will receive $25,000 worth of new helmets, courtesy of the Ohio Lottery and the Cleveland Gives Back Program.

Enter here.

More information about the HELMETS program.

HELMETS aims at advancing player safety in high school football by awarding high school football programs with $25,000 in new Xenith football helmets. As a prerequisite, programs must commit to enhancing player health and safety by enrolling in USA Football’s medically endorsed Heads Up Football® program, which offers certification clinics to educate coaches about concussion recognition and response protocols, proper equipment fitting, Heads Up Tackling, Heads Up Blocking, heat emergency preparedness and hydration, and sudden cardiac arrest.

University Hospitals is covering the certification fees for the first 1,500 coaches to become Heads Up Compliant.
For every Browns helmet sold at FirstEnergy Stadium this year, authentic, replica or mini, The Ohio Lottery will donate $10 to the HELMETS program to enhance the health and safety of young athletes through training, education, and proper equipment while also giving back to the Ohio community.

Click here to nominate your Ohio high school.

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