Sports Awards

Recognizing local athletes and game changers

Experience Olympia & Beyond, Thurston County’s Sports Commission, presents the first annual Sports Awards. The intention of this event is to recognize the talented athletes in Thurston County while also highlighting the impact sports tourism has on local economic development.

The evening will include dinner, a keynote speaker and presentation of awards. 
 

SPORTS AWARDS 
June 19, 2018
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Indian Summer Golf and Country Club

 

Register

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN
 

Do you know an amazing athlete, team or coach that deserves recognition?  You get the opportunity to shine the light on local athletes. Nominees must be a Thurston County resident or enrolled full-time during the 2017-2018 school year in Thurston County. 

SPORTS AWARDS

Men's Sport Star of the Year (College) and Women's Sport Star of the Year (College)
Nominees must be a female or male athlete enrolled full-time at any time during the 2017-2018 school year in a Thurston County college or a native to Thurston county. Nominees must also have participated for a minimum of one year in at least one collegiate sport, exemplify strong leadership, dedication and sportsmanship with good school behavior.

Nominate for the Men's Sport Star of the Year (College)
Nominate for the Women's Sport Star of the Year (College)

Boy's Sport Star of the Year (High School) and Girl's Sport Star of the Year (High School)
Nominees must be a female or male athlete enrolled full-time in a Thurston County high school. Nominees must have participated for a minimum of one year in at least one high school sport, exemplify strong leadership, dedication and sportsmanship with good school behavior.

Nominate for the Boy's Sport Star of the Year (High School)
Nominate for the Girl's Sport Star of the Year (High School)

Contributor of the Year
Nominees must be passionate about the growth and success of sports in Thurston County and can include coaches, nonprofit organizations providing sport access to community individuals and/or large monetary donors to sports initiatives. Nominees must have demonstrated commitment to sports for a minimum of one year.

Nominate for the Contributor of the Year

Sports Moment of the Year
Nominees can be a team or individual that has achieved national or local recognition for their sports moment during the 2017-2018 academic year. This moment would have taken place during a play in a single game or individual match or event for an individual or team. Nominees can include individuals with either inspiring stories, remarkable sports moments and or outstanding performances throughout the 2017-2018 season.

Nominate for the Sports Moment of the Year

Thurston County Sports Legend
Nominees must be an individual (over the age of 18) that was born or resided in Thurston County for a minimum of five years and must be passionate about the growth and success of sports in Thurston County. The nominee must have maintained and continue to maintain ties to Thurston County through philanthropic events and/or financial donations to support sports in the community. Ideally, nominees would have played either collegiate or professional sports or had a significant impact in the Thurston County sports community.

Nominate for the Thurston County Sports Legend
 

Awards close May 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Volunteer
 

Interested in volunteering? Please click here to contact our event management team!

 

Sponsorships Available

We are beyond excited to be able to bring attention to our local all-stars, however we can’t do it without you! Experience Olympia & Beyond is looking for local partners to sponsor the event in a variety of unique and customizable opportunities. Please click here to view a few of these options. If you have any questions, would like us to customize one for you or have an idea of your own, please contact Carly Othman, carly@properplanningteam.com, to start the conversation!

 

In order to provide an exceptional experience for our sponsors, honorees, and guests, we are working with a professional Event Management company, Proper Planning.