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CHAMPS Challenge
ONLINE FORMS

INDIVIDUAL
Personal Development
Career Development
Community Service
The "Extra Mile"

TEAM
Personal Development
Career Development
Community Service
Athletes Supporting Athletes

MAVS CHAMPS Challenge

During the academic year, UT Arlington student-athletes will keep track of all activities they participate in, whether as a team or individually, that fall under one of the commitment areas of CHAMPS/Life Skills Commitment Areas.

Forms are now available online for student-athletes and coaches to complete. Each presentation or workshop attended, activity participated in, or each community service project they complete will earn each respective team a predetermined amount of points.

How to earn MAVS CHAMPS Challenge points.

Stop by 110 Gilstrap Building to check out the current points totals!

CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Commitment Statements

Commitment to Academic Excellence
To support the academic progress of the student-athlete toward intellectual development and graduation.

Commitment to Athletic Excellence
To build philosophical foundations for the development of athletic programs that are broad-based, equitable and dedicated to the well-being of the student-athlete.

Commitment to Personal Development
To support the development of a well-balanced lifestyle for student-athletes, encouraging emotional well-being, leadership, personal growth and decision-making skills.

Commitment to Career Development
To encourage the student-athlete to develop and pursue career and life goals.

Commitment to Service
To engage the student-athlete in service to his or her campus and surrounding communities.

How to earn MAVS CHAMPS Challenge Points:

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT
Personal Development - 50 points
(Can include attending or presenting lectures/presentations on a variety of topics related to personal development including, but not limited to: nutrition, self-esteem, stress management, alcohol choices, media relations and fiscal responsibility. Check The Shorthorn newspaper for upcoming events.)

Career Development - 50 points
(Check with the UT Arlington Career Services website - http://careers.uta.edu/ - for any upcoming events, including workshops on resume building, career conferences or attending career fairs.)

Community Service Commitment - 50 points
(This includes mentoring or peer education in anything that reaches out to others in the University, local or global community. Visit the Campus Activities and Community Programs office at E.H. Hereford University Center, Lower Level or call ext. 22963 to explore other available service opportunities.)

The 'Extra Mile' - 50 points
(This is something done on an individual basis that is above and beyond other categories of CHAMPS/Life Skills. It may consist of any activity you have done that you do not believe falls into another category.)

TEAM DEVELOPMENT
60% of team MUST be involved for activity to count as a TEAM project.
CHAMPS/Life Skills mandatory presentations/speakers will NOT count towards your team's score.

Personal Development - 100 points
(Can include attending or presenting lectures/presentations on a variety of topics related to personal development including, but not limited to: nutrition, self-esteem, stress management, alcohol choices, media relations and fiscal responsibility. Check The Shorthorn newspaper for upcoming events.)

Career Development - 100 points
(Check with the UT Arlington Career Services website - http://careers.uta.edu/ - for any upcoming events, including workshops on resume building, career conferences or attending career fairs.)

Community Service Commitment - 200 points
(This includes mentoring or peer education in anything that reaches out to others in the University, local or global community. Visit the Campus Activities and Community Programs office at E.H. Hereford University Center, Lower Level or call ext. 22963 to explore other available service opportunities.)

Athletes Supporting Athletes - 100 points
(Show support and pride in all of the athletics' teams at UT Arlington by attending a competition as a team, or come up with a different way to show your support of another Maverick team.)

 

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