Five Ten is accepting applications for their 2013 CORE AWARD. According to their press release, the CORE AWARD is awarded to "young athletes who embrace adventure and push their personal limits." Four young athletes will be awarded $400 to help cover gym/coaching expenses, as well as receive a one-year contract for the Five Ten Youth Team. Winners will be chosen by the quality of their application, climbing achievements, contribution to the sport, and development as a role model. Applicants must be 19 years of age or younger at the time the application is submitted.
Applications should be sent to Kelsey.firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 12th. The winners will be announced in August. All applications should include:
-Date of birth
-Name of home gym or climbing area
-Top 3 achievements or competition placements in past 12 months
-An essay of 250 words or less, explaining how you have contributed to the sport of climbing
-A recommendation from coach or climbing mentor
Be sure to include "CORE AWARD" in the subject line, and please note that all materials become the property of Five Ten once they have been submitted.