2024 Gettin’ in the Game℠ Junior National Championship (JNC) BDAND Application
Applications must be received by Sunday, June 30 for consideration.
Questions: Contact Emily Ouellette, Executive Director director@bdand.org.
*Applicants must be a BDAND member in order to be considered*

Gettin’ In The Game Junior National Championship (JNC)

Date: September 20 – 22, 2024

Location: Henderson, Nevada

Who is eligible:  Children between 7–18 years of age with a bleeding disorder (nominees must be accompanied by a caregiver 25 years of age or older at the event. Due to state and federal laws, CSL is unable to permit healthcare professionals to attend.) Special consideration will be given to first time attendees, but all children who have attended in the past are welcome to apply again!

Cost: Free. CSL Behring will sponsor two chapter nominees and one accompanying caregiver for each nominee to participate in the program. This sponsorship will include the coordination and cost of airfare, ground transportation in Henderson, Nevada, and hotel arrangements (attendees will be responsible for transportation to/from their hometown airport). *This event is limited to the nominee and one caregiver only. CSL is unable to accommodate additional family members at any JNC related events.

Program Description: Developed by CSL Behring, the Gettin’ in the Game Junior National Championship (JNC) was the first and is currently the only national sports competition designed specifically for the bleeding disorders community. The JNC features accomplished Gettin’ in the Game Athletes who themselves have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. Go here to learn more.

BDAND (along with other chapters across the nation) has been given the opportunity to nominate up to two participants, girls and boys, each selected for either baseball, basketball, golf, or swimming. 

During the JNC program nominees will have the opportunity to: 

  • Choose from FOUR sports – baseball, basketball, golf, and swimming.
  • Learn about the importance of physical fitness in managing a bleeding disorder and receive instructions on proper techniques and good form.
  • Show off their abilities in a national competition with fellow nominees from around the country.
  • Connect and build relationships with fellow members of the bleeding disorders community.

BDAND Nominee Application Process:

  1. Fill out the brief application form below.
  2. The child applying will need to answer one essay question and provide a heartfelt answer to the question “Why do you love the sport you chose and/or why would you like to attend the JNC?” (Length should be age appropriate and around 1-2 paragraphs.)
  3. Essays must be original and written solely by the child applying (please, no parental help writing the essay!)
  4. Submit the application and essay by the deadline, Sunday, June 30, 2024.

If you have any questions please contact Emily at director@bdand.org or 701-381-0670.



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Name of Applicant *
Applicant's Date of Birth: *
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Age of Applicant: *
Bleeding Disorder Diagnosis: *
Where does the applicant receive treatment for their bleeding disorder?  *
Name of parent or caregiver who will accompany the applicant to the program if applicant is nominated:  *Accompanying parent/guardian cannot be a healthcare provider* *
I confirm that the accompanying parent/guardian is NOT a healthcare provider. *
Full Mailing Address: *
Cell Number *
Email Address of Applicant: *
Sport Preference: *
Have you attended this event before?  *
Please provide a heartfelt answer to the question “Why do you love the sport you chose and/or why would you like to attend the JNC?” (Length should be age appropriate around 1-2 paragraphs.):
* Essays must be original and written solely by the child applying (please, no parental help writing the essay!)
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