Dig Pink Awards

The Side-Out Foundation is proud to offer awards to teams, organizations and individuals that support the support Side-Out through the Dig Pink. Award eligibility is based on organization type (school/club/tournament) and funds raised. For campaigns involving more than one team (such as tournaments) awards will be decided on a case by case basis.

Below are details and DEADLINES about the different awards available.

Dig Pink® Awards (Donations Due Dec. 1st)


Teams that meet certain fundraising minimums will receive a 2.5' x 4' banner customized with your school's name and award classification based on the fundraising levels listed below.

  • Dig Pink® Calendar — minimum of $500
  • Service Ace Award — minimum of $1,500
  • Hard Hitting Award — minimum of $5,000
  • Above the Net Award — minimum of $10,000


Sports Imports has partnered with The Side-Out Foundation to provide the top fundraising team with Dig Pink® safety pads and net tape to keep!

The next four fundraising teams/schools will be provided net tape to use for their 2018 Dig Pink® game.


The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is giving away FREE AVCA Coaches Memberships to teams who host a Dig Pink® campaign! Memberships are based on the funds donated to The Side-Out Foundation. Coaches can have access to all that the AVCA has to offer at no cost!

High School Teams

  • $1,500 raised 1 membership
  • $3,000 raised 2 memberships
  • $4,500 raised 3 memberships


  • NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and NCCAA teams that raise $2,000 will receive one assistant coach AVCA Coaches Membership.


**Club teams and Division I programs are not eligible for AVCA Memberships at this time.**


AVCA Grand Prize (Donations Due Nov. 15th)

Two high school/middle school or assistant junior college coaches whose teams host a Dig Pink® campaign will be awarded the 2018 AVCA Grand Prize which includes: FREE AVCA Convention Registration, Airfare (if necessary), and NCAA Championship Match Tickets for this year's event in Minneapolis, MN (Dec. 14 & 16)!

Coaches will entered into the giveaway based on total funds recived BY NOV 15th.

  • 1 Grand Prize Entry — minimum of $1,500
  • 2 Grand Prize Entries — minimum of $3,000
  • 3 Grand Prize Entries — minimum of $4,500

The raffle will take place on NOVEMBER 16th, so get your funds in!


**Club teams and Division I programs are not eligible for AVCA Memberships at this time.**


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