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Amateur vs. Professional Sports
Amateur vs.
Professional Sports
CTAE Resource Network
By: Kayla Calhoun & Dr. Frank
Flanders
Spring 2010
Objectives
 Distinguish professional sports from amateur
sports.
 Explain the different levels of amateur sports.
 Describe the evolution of the Olympics,
Paralympics, and women’s involvement in
professional sports.
 Describe the importance of extreme sports on
the sports industry.
Introduction
 Sports consumers are not attracted only
to ___________ sporting events.
 A sports consumer finds interest in the
sport and not just the
or
level of sport.
Introduction
 Sports consumers are not attracted only
to professional sporting events.
 A sports consumer finds interest in the
sport and not just the classification or
level of sport.
Amateur Sports
 Amateur athlete: __________________
________________________________
 High school, college, or any recreational
player is considered an
.
 Amateur sporting events attract a large
number of
,
, and
.
Amateur Sports
 Amateur athlete: a person who does not
get paid to play a sport
 High school, college, or any recreational
player is considered an amateur athlete.
 Amateur sporting events attract a large
number of fans, attention, and money.
Amateur Sports – High
School
 The goal of the National Federation of
State High Schools Association (NFHS)
is to ____________________________
________________________________.
 In many communities, high school sports
are a source of
and part of
.

affect the popularity
of sports in the United States.
Amateur Sports – High
School
 The goal of the National Federation of State
High Schools Association (NFHS) is to make
sure that students benefit from a balanced
educational and athletic experience.
 In many communities, high school sports are a
source of pride and part of tradition.
 Regional influences affect the popularity of
sports in the United States.
Amateur Sports – College
and University
 Sporting events at the college level are
_____________________________________.
 The National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) posts its
and
on its
Web site at www.ncaa.org.
 NCAA:________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
Amateur Sports – College
and University
 Sporting events at the college level are very
popular and extremely competitive in all
regions.
 The National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) posts its guidelines and rules on its
Web site at www.ncaa.org.
 NCAA: a national organization that governs
college athletics and oversees important
decisions pertaining to athletics
Professional Sports
 Professional athlete:
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________.
 The income of a professional athlete is paid for
by his or her ____________, who is the
_________ or ________________.
 Professional athletes also have the opportunity
to earn income from ________________.
Professional Sports
 Professional athlete: an athlete that has the
will and ability to earn an income from a
particular sport
 The income of a professional athlete is paid for
by his or her employer, who is the team or
organization.
 Professional athletes also have the opportunity
to earn income from endorsements.
Professional Sports, ctd.
 Teams in professional sports are
considered _______________________.
 It is the main purpose of teams to get the
best players in order to __________ and
_________ who will purchase tickets and
merchandise.
Professional Sports, ctd.
 Teams in professional sports are
considered fully functional businesses.
 It is the main purpose of teams to get the
best players in order to win events and
attract fans who will purchase tickets and
merchandise.
Olympic Sports
 The first Olympic game was held in ____
___.
 The Olympic Games grew and continued
to be played every four years until they
were abolished in _______.
 The Olympic Games were revived in
_____.
Olympic Sports
 The first Olympic game was held in 776
B.C.
 The Olympic Games grew and continued
to be played every four years until they
were abolished in 393 A.D.
 The Olympic Games were revived in
1890.
Olympic Sports, ctd.
 The ________________ ______ _
___ _ plans the games and oversees
issues and decisions.
 The Amateur Rule was _________ in
____.
Olympic Sports, ctd.
 The International Olympic Committee
(IOC) plans the games and oversees
issues and decisions.
 The Amateur Rule was overturned in
1986.
Paralympics
 The _________ ______ are Olympicstyle games for athletes with disabilities.
 In 1968, Eunice Kennedy Shriver
organized the first ________________
_____________.
Paralympics
 The Paralympic Games are Olympicstyle games for athletes with disabilities.
 In 1968, Eunice Kennedy Shriver
organized the first International Special
Olympic Games.
Paralympics, ctd.
 Special Olympics currently serve one
million people in more than ___ programs
in more than ___ countries.
Paralympics, ctd.
 Special Olympics currently serve one
million people in more than 200 programs
in more than 150 countries.
Women’s Sports
 The status of women in sports has
________ in the 20th century.
 As early as 1932, Olympic gold medalist
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias not
only excelled at most sports, she was
also an impressive _____ _______.
Women’s Sports
 The status of women in sports has
advanced in the 20th century.
 As early as 1932, Olympic gold medalist
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias not
only excelled at most sports, she was
also an impressive sports promoter.
Women’s Sports, ctd.
 On June 23, 1972, the enactment of Title
IX, the ________ __________, advanced
girls’ participation in sports.
 Title IX: __________________________
_________________________________
Women’s Sports, ctd.
 On June 23, 1972, the enactment of Title
IX, the Education Amendment, advanced
girls’ participation in sports.
 Title IX: a law that bans gender
discrimination in schools that receive
federal funds
Extreme Sports
 Extreme sports: _________________
_________________________________
_________
 Extreme sports are relatively ___ to
sports-marketing efforts.
Extreme Sports
 Extreme sports: sports that involve
nontraditional, daring methods of athletic
competition
 Extreme sports are relatively new to
sports-marketing efforts.
Extreme Sports, ctd.
 Corporations have begun to market
products toward a new target market by
promoting ________________________
________________________________.
Extreme Sports, ctd.
 Corporations have begun to market
products toward a new target market by
promoting extreme sport drinks, clothing,
and other merchandise.
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