Membership in the National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers entitles you to important and valuable benefits to assist in your professional development.
Members receive THE VOICE, the official newsletter of the NASPAA. Content consists of articles, information and tips about sports public address announcing, written by P.A. announcers at all levels. THE VOICE also includes the perspective of athletic administrators on various topics. The newsletter is distributed electronically as a pdf in February, April, June, August, October and December.
The NASPAA e-newsletter has a slightly different personality than THE VOICE. It contains updates about NASPAA initiatives, projects, etc. It also features members and the work that they do, not to mention topics that are of interest and benefit to P.A. announcers. Layout and distribution of the NASPAA e-newsletter is done by Clell Wade Coaches Directory, which is an Official Sponsor of the NASPAA. The e-newsletter comes out in January, March, May July, September and November. Every month, members will receive either THE VOICE or the e-newsletter. To sign up for the E-Newsletter enter your email address at the bottom of any page on Naspaa.net.
The NASPAA annually recognizes sports public address announcers at all levels for their excellence and professionalism with the Bob Sheppard P.A. Announcer of the Year Award The NASPAA Awards Program is the first national recognition program of its kind for P.A. announcers. Because the awards program is a membership benefit, only NASPAA members are eligible to participate.
This service is available to members who are new to P.A. announcing, starting a new sport or who would like to obtain some additional assistance with their announcing. NASPAA members who participate in the mentoring program will be paired with an NASPAA member who has the qualifications and experience best suited for the individual’s needs.
The NASPAA has established relationships with key national and state associations. These associations share the same P.A. announcing philosophy and core values, which include sportsmanship and promoting a positive environment, and ultimately raising the level of professionalism of P.A. announcing. By having a working relationship with organizations that are responsible for the conduct and administration of athletic programs, the NASPAA can represent the interests of P.A. announcing and its members at the highest levels.
The official website of the Association is www.naspaa.net. The website is a resource about P.A. announcing. The website consists of the public site and the private site, which is known as Members Only.