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Nominate a Kid Captain

Do you know a child with a remarkable story of how University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is "Changing Medicine. Changing Kids Lives?"

During the 2011 University of Iowa football season, UI Children’s Hospital is partnering with the Iowa Hawkeyes to feature stories of hope and inspiration. If your child has a life-changing story, nominate them for the opportunity to take the field with the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium as a Kid Captain.

Home game Kid Captains will receive:

  • six game tickets, plus parking, to a 2011 Iowa Hawkeye home football game
  • pre-game field access and photo opportunities
  • a commemorative jersey
  • an invitation to participate in a special event at Kinnick Stadium in August

Honorary (away game) Kid Captains will receive:

  • a commemorative jersey
  • special recognition from UI Children's Hospital and the Iowa Hawkeyes
  • be honored with a feature story the week of their game
  • an invitation to participate in a special event at Kinnick Stadium in August

Nomination deadline: May 15, 2011

Entry rules:

  • There is no cost to enter.
  • Only parents or legal guardians may submit a child’s story.
  • Children must be a current, or former, patient of UI Children’s Hospital.
  • Children must be 18 years of age or younger as of December 2011 to participate
  • To be considered for a home game Kid Captain, children must be between the ages of 8 and 18 as of December 2011.
  • Children selected as a Kid Captain previously are part of our "Kid Captain Hall of Fame" and not eligible to enter again.
  • All entries must be submitted online at www.uihealthcare.com/children.
  • Entries will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2011.
  • Your entry does not guarantee that your child will be selected as a Kid Captain.
  • Children selected as Kid Captains will be notified in June.
  • Children selected as a home game Kid Captain must be available to attend (in person) one of the home Iowa football games.
  • Children selected as a Kid Captain must meet all NCAA compliance guidelines.

Submit Your Nomination.

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