It seems like Signing Day celebrations get crazier each year, from the recruit who jumped out of an airplane to the football player who showed up to his Signing Day with six cakes. However, you don’t have to go to these lengths to celebrate your Signing Day. In fact, most student-athletes opt out of the more elaborate displays. Instead, they prefer to spend the time celebrating their accomplishment with their family and friends and snagging some college gear in the process.
If you’re not sure how you plan to celebrate the big day, check out our steps to help you prepare for and experience your best Signing Day!
Before we get into the list of ways to celebrate, there are a few items that you need to figure out first:
Did you know that only about 2% of high school athletes will be awarded athletic scholarships? It’s true: You are in a very, very small pool of talented athletes who will go on to compete in college sports. In other words: This is your time to really celebrate such a huge achievement. Here are just a few ideas to get started:
At the end of the day, Signing Day is about you and your journey as a student-athlete. For some recruits, it’s fun to hype it up and get everyone involved. If that’s not your style, that’s OK, too! Just make sure you take the opportunity to congratulate yourself on all of your hard work.