Tim Duncan Character Award Info

2009-2010 Goal/Overview:
To encourage and reward students who have learned and demonstrate core character traits at school.

Teachers nominate students to win free incentives that reinforce the valuable character traits that are essential for future employment and success in life.


  • 3,000 Prize Packages Awarded!
  • Each student selected as a Tim Duncan Character Award Winner will receive:

  • a Character Award Winner t-shirt & achievement certificate plus, one or more of the randomly drawn Character prizes
    (Tickets are not a guarantee!)

    Grade Level/Eligibility:

  • Grade(s): Kindergarten - 12th grade
  • School(s): San Antonio area public and private schools

  • Deadline for Nominations:
    March 1, 2010
    Accepting nominations now!

    Prizes awarded October – April.
    Please note that only winners will be notified.

    How to Participate:
    1. Each teacher, counselor, administrator, etc. may nominate up to five students.
    A nomination does NOT guarantee winning.

    2. To nominate a student, please complete the official Tim Duncan’s Character Program nomination form. (Download the nomination form here)

    You can then submit it electronically. You may also print off the pdf. version of the form and fax or mail the nomination in as well!

    3. The nominated student must have outstanding character or have made a positive character related choice in at least one of the following areas:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Caring
  • Fairness
  • Dependability
  • Civic Responsibility
  • 4. The nominator must provide a specific example that demonstrates the student’s character and why he/she should be selected. Nominations do not have to be lengthy but should be individualized for each student.

    5.NEW: Submit the form electronically!
    Or print off the nomination form and
    FAX TO: 210-444-5875
    Or MAIL TO: Tim Duncan’s Character Program
    c/o Education Programs
    One AT&T Center
    San Antonio, TX 78219

    How Selected:
    Tim Duncan’s Character Award Winners are chosen by a selection committee comprised of representatives from the Tim Duncan Foundation, the Spurs Foundation and the San Antonio Spurs. Chances of winning increase the earlier a nomination is received.