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Back to Sports Nights

The National Football League (NFL) has partnered with National PTA for the Back to Sports initiative, which helps PTAs across the country educate their communities on wellness—from concussion education to NFL PLAY 60 tips on nutrition and staying active.

Back to Sports Nights helps PTAs build excitement in their communities about the start of sports season, while also educating families about youth sports safety. The night includes stations aimed at key health issues including:

  • Keeping families active with NFL PLAY 60
  • Concussion symptoms and treatment
  • Hydration tips
  • Proper tackling with Heads Up Football

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced this NFL-PTA Back to Sports partnership in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the 2013 Annual National PTA Convention and Exhibition in June. View the announcement.

Read the latest Back to Sports Night PTA blog, Keeping Kids Safe While Playing the Sports They Love, Dr. Elizabeth Pieroth.

How You Can Participate

Visit the Back to Sports website to register and access resources to help you plan your school’s Back to Sports Nights and engage families and community leaders in helping kids stay safe and healthy as they play the sports they love.

Once registered, you’ll also get access to special videos from Commissioner Goodell and team doctors to use at your event. Commissioner Goodell will attend one Back to Sports Night, so be sure to register your event!

For more information, visit