Help UNH Win Spirit Cup Award

Help UNH Win Spirit Cup Award

Monday, August 26, 2013

Athletics is asking faculty and staff to join students in voting for UNH as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund. 

Wildcat fans can register at After placing a vote, fans will have the opportunity to win prizes and discounts through an instant win game, view and submit photos to the College Colors Day fan photo gallery, and download a custom Facebook cover photo promoting UNH for College Colors Day. 

“We want to encourage all students, alumni, staff, and fans to show their support for the Wildcats by voting for UNH as the institution with the most school spirit,” said Dot Sheehan, senior associate athletic director external relations. “With colleges and universities across the country vying for this top award, it is important that our fans visit Facebook to vote for our school.” 

The Facebook-based rivalry competition, which includes more than 160 participating colleges and universities and is an element of this year’s 2013 College Colors Day celebration, runs through 11:59 p.m. EST Thursday, Aug. 29.  Fans can vote once each day and can check who is winning the competition nationally and within each conference. The winner will be announced on College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30.

College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on Aug. 30.

The national spirit competition is presented by The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College, and NCAA football.