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Award - "Sustainable Sports Event of the Year"

Presented by The City of Eugene

Nomination criteria. When people talk about ‘Green’ events, they often only address the environmental piece--but sustainability includes important social justice and economic components.  

The most basic elements of a sustainable event include reducing energy use, carbon emissions, water use, minimizing waste, supporting local businesses, providing access to everyone, and creating a positive legacy for the community.  Responsible events intentionally engage the community in their efforts while inspiring people to incorporate sustainability and health in their daily lives.

The SportsTown Award for "Sustainable Sports Event of the Year" will celebrate a local event, where the sports planner is taking steps to increase sustainability.

Nominations for 2018 have closed. Please join us May 31, 2018 when we announce the winners. 

Award Winners
2017 SportsTown Awards Sustainable Sports Event of the Year by Colin Morton
2017 Sustainable Event of the Year

Presented by the City of Eugene; 2017 Winner - 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field

SportsTown Awards 2016 Sustainable Event of the Year Big O Tournament
2016 Sustainable Event of the Year

Presented by The City of Eugene 2016 Winner - Big "O" Roller Derby Tournament