About the RVA Sports Awards

Benefitting the RRT Sports Tourism Grant Program

RRT Foundation bumpThe first annual RVA Sports Awards show Presented by Rosie’s Gaming Emporium and Colonial Downs will be held February 22, 2022 in the Greater Richmond Convention Center Ballroom. The red carpet for the award show opens at 5:30pm, with a silent auction and bar. The awards show and dinner will commence at 7pm with the after-party presented by Woodford Reserve and Tito’s immediately following the show at River City Roll. Click here for individual tickets and to reserve a table. 

realtor bump 2All proceeds from the RVA Sports Awards show will benefit the Richmond Region Tourism (RRT) Foundation’s Sports Tourism Grant Program Presented by Richmond Association of Realtors. This program awards annual grants to local sports organizations to nurture the development of new events and expand the promotion of existing events – thereby attracting visitors from outside the Richmond region.

The Richmond Region Tourism Foundation’s mission is to advance the impact and benefit of tourism on the Richmond Region by supporting and investing in local education, diversity and inclusion and sports tourism programs.

Also starting this year, the RVA Sports Awards Scholarship Program will award two scholarships annually to a student in Virginia State University’s Sports and Hospitality Management Program, and in the Center for Sport Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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