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The Case for Participation Trophies

By Ken Krause, Fastpitch Lane, 01/03/18, 10:00AM CST


Give them a taste of success and maybe they’ll develop an appetite for it.

Why I’m ok with participation trophies

Thought that might get your attention! Although it is a topic that seems to get a lot of attention these days – most of it bad.

It’s not unusual to see people disparaging participation trophies online. They blame participation trophies for kids being soft, whiny, and lacking in effort. The term “snowflake” is often used in connection with participation trophies, and they don’t mean it in a nice “White Christmas” or “let’s go skiing” sort of way.