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Are You A Champs Sports Champion? The Champs Sports Scholarship Challenge To Award $50,000 In College Scholarships!

November 18, 2009

BRADENTON, Fla., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Champs Sports is giving away 23 scholarships to participants of the Champs Sports Champion Scholarship Challenge. The top three finalists will receive a $5,000 college scholarship and a trip for two to the Champs Sports Bowl, which takes place on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. At the game, one of the finalists will be named the grand prize winner and will double their scholarship to $10,000. The twenty runner-up winners will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

As part of the nationwide “Are you a Champs Sports Champion?” scholarship program, participants must write a 300-word essay on how they make a difference on their team — the team could consist of a sports team, family, school, community, etc. The program is open to applicants ages 14 and older and submissions to www.champssports.com/scholarship will be judged on content, originality, and creativity. The deadline for submission is November 29, 2009.

“We are always looking for new and innovative ways to provide our customers with unique experiences to show our gratitude for their loyalty and patronage,” said Rob Brodersen, vice president of marketing at Champs Sports. “We are proud to give these young winners money towards their future education, and hope to continue our efforts of enriching the lives of customers within the communities we serve.”

In its sixth year of sponsorship, the Champs Sports Bowl is a match up of the ACC and Big Ten – Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 8:00 pm.

Champs Sports is a part of Foot Locker, Inc., a specialty athletic retailer that operates approximately 3,600 stores in 21 countries in North America, Europe and Australia. Through its Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker and Champs Sports retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customer channel Footlocker.com/Eastbay, the Company is the leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel.

    Contact:   Gabriella Citrin
               Champs Sports
               917.903.3614
               gcitrin@footlocker.com

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