ACC Spring Sportsmanship Week To Be Held April 6-12

League and member institutions will continue sportsmanship initiative

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GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – The Atlantic Coast Conference continues its sportsmanship awareness campaign by recognizing Spring Sportsmanship Week from Monday, April 6 through Sunday, April 12. ACC Sportsmanship Weeks are a campaign to emphasize sportsmanship as it relates to ACC teams, the conference and fans by designating one week during the fall, winter and spring sports seasons.

At all ACC home competitions during Spring Sportsmanship Week, every league team will showcase its continued dedication to sportsmanship by participating in a pregame handshake. In addition to the teams’ efforts, the conference and member schools will highlight the initiative to its fans through releases, social media platforms and on official websites.

All spring sports (baseball, softball, rowing, men’s and women’s track & field, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s golf, and men’s and women’s tennis) will be involved. ACC schools will compete in 142 events during the 2015 ACC Spring Sportsmanship Awareness Week.

Updates on ACC Sportsmanship Week will be posted on, by the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and Snapchat accounts, and using #ACCSportsmanship.

Established in 2010, ACC Sportsmanship Week initiative is a campaign to recognize and promote sportsmanship. During the 2014-15 academic year, three specific weeks were tabbed as ACC Sportsmanship Weeks: September 29-October 5 (Fall), January 19-25 (Winter) and April 6-12 (Spring).

A complete schedule of all events occurring during Spring Sportsmanship Week can be found here: