NOMINATE A SPORTS ACHIEVER BY DECEMBER 1

Celebrate their impact on our community

The RVA Sports Awards will recognize local athletic achievements from 2021, and honor those who aim to better the Richmond region through sport. The show will also include the national Power of Sport Award, honoring an individual who has used sport as a vehicle to drive social change.

Local Awards

Techno REV SportsFemale Athlete of the Year - Given to a local female athlete who is currently participating in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports. This athlete exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Richmond community in 2021. Nominate Here

South State BankMale Athlete of the Year - Given to a local male athlete who is currently participating in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports. This athlete exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Richmond community in 2021. Nominate Here

Synergy 270Team of the Year - Given to a team who is currently participating in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports. This team exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Richmond community in 2021. Nominate Here

Brown DistCoach of the Year - Given to a male or female coach who is currently or has been a coach in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports. This coach exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Richmond community in 2021. Nominate Here

Rebkee logoMoment of the Year - Given to the participants in a moment in the past year that energized RVA sports fans, displayed remarkable athletic skill or demonstrated incredible sportsmanship. Nominate Here

Dominion SportsCommunity Champion Award - Given to an individual sports fan, volunteer or advocate that has made a public and longstanding commitment to sports in the Richmond community and is committed to bettering the region through sports. The winner is determined by a distinguished panel.

VCU SportsThe Power of Sport Award – Presented to an athlete, coach, administrator or executive who has used sport as a vehicle to drive social change. This national award will highlight an individual in the world of sports who generates positive community impact, uplifts underserved citizens, creates access through diversity and inclusion, and fights for social injustice inside and outside the realm of competition

The Nomination Process

Nominations for the Female Athlete of the Year, Male Athlete of the Year, Team of the Year, Coach of the Year and Moment of the Year are now open and will run through December 1, 2021. Anyone currently playing or coaching in the Richmond Region or a collegiate or professional athlete or coach that is from Richmond and/or attended high school or college in the Region is eligible to be nominated. A distinguished panel of judges will choose the top three finalists in each category. Fan voting for the three finalists will begin at WTVR.com on December 15, 2021 and will help determine the award winner for each category. Winners will be announced at the 2022 RVA Sports Awards Show.

The winner of the RVA Community Champion Award and the national Power of Sports Award will be determined by the distinguished panel and announced at the 2022 RVA Sports Awards Show.