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HANOVER, N.H. — The Dartmouth College Athletic Department is excited to lend its support to National Girls and Women in Sports Day with free events for local youth groups and teams beginning this weekend.

The Big Green -  in conjunction with thousands of sports educators, coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, students, and parents across the country will host a series of events to celebrate the participation of girls and women in sports. 

In celebration, Dartmouth will participate in the upcoming "Girls Sportsfest" clinic to be held  Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Lebanon CCBA from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, onsite registration begins at 9:30 a. m. Representatives from Dartmouth field hockey, soccer, golf, lacrosse, cheerleading and volleyball will be on site at this free event. Girls Sportsfest is free and open to girls ages 4-14. For more information visit

Dartmouth will celebrate NGWSD at two upcoming women's athletic events: women's basketball against Columbia on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at Leede Arena and women's hockey against Yale on Saturday, Feb .9 at 4 p.m.  at Thompson Arena. Both games will feature raffles and free giveaways along with opportunities to "meet and greet" with current female Big Green athletes from fall, winter and spring sports.

These games are ticketed events and in recognition of their participation in a sports program or youth group, all youth boys' and girls' teams and groups are invited to receive complimentary admission to either or both of these games.

In order to receive FREE ADMISSION, coaches or leaders must fill out the form by Wednesday, Feb. 6.


For more information or any questions please contact Emily Augello, Marketing and Events Assistant, at 603-646-6561 or