Nomination Submission Form

Please complete each of the following questions about the nominated event, including as much information and as many details as possible to substantiate your nomination. Deadline for submission is Friday, September 30, 2022.

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* 1. What is the name of the sports event you are nominating?

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* 2. What type of event was this? (For example, a soccer tournament, a pickleball championship, a marathon, etc.)

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* 3. What is the name of the organization that owns this event? (Note: This does not have to be a national governing body)

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* 4. What city and state were chosen to host the event?

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* 5. What size market was the host community for this event?

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* 6. What was the date or date range of the event? Note: To be eligible for this awards program, the event must have taken place in the last 12 months.

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* 7. What governing bodies or organizations were affiliated with the event?

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* 8. Please list the host city organization(s) involved with the event. List all CVBs, sports commissions, etc., contributing to the success of the event.

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* 9. Was this a new or existing event?

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* 10. If existing, what is the year-over-year growth? This can be expressed in athlete attendance or in total economic impact.

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* 11. In dollars, what was the total economic impact of the event?

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* 12. Can the economic impact be substantiated? 

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* 13. If yes, how was economic impact calculated

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* 14. How many tourists (non-locals) did the event draw? Note: "Tourists" means a number exclusive of athletes: parents, spectators, family members, media, etc.

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* 15. How many athletes (or teams) attended this event? (If this was a team sports event, how many athletes total attended?)

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* 16. How many room nights were derived from the event?

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* 17. What was the average spending per visitor during the event?

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* 18. How was this number calculated?

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* 19. Were there any ancillary activities included in this event that contributed to its economic impact, such as trade shows, expos, skill clinics, lessons, special events, etc.? If so, please describe.

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* 20. Were there any volunteers who were involved with this event? If so, please list how many.

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* 21. What makes this event particularly outstanding and deserving of the title of “Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism?” Please let us know anything we haven’t asked, but you’d like to mention.

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* 22. Please tell us how to reach you to learn more about the event?

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* 23. What is your role or affiliation with this event?

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