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Individual Sport Award Winners Released for Tonight’s Ottawa Sports Awards

Jan. 30, 2019

Athletic standouts ranging from thirteen-year-old phenoms to Olympic medallists will be honoured at tonight’s Ottawa Sports Awards as the best representatives of their sport in Ottawa for 2018. The 64 Individual Sport Award winners will come together tonight at Algonquin College, alongside members of championship teams and major award winners, to celebrate amateur sport at More

Sindy Hooper, Harriet Cherry, and 80-plus Hockey Hall of Fame to be recognized at sold out Ottawa Sports Awards

Jan. 23, 2019

There will be a record number of athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials in attendance at the Ottawa Sports Awards at Algonquin College on Wednesday, January 30 to celebrate the 2018 accomplishments of the City’s amateur sports community. 700 tickets have been sold or distributed to winners, and the event sold out 12 days in advance. More

Ottawa’s Athletes, Coaches, and Teams of the Year for 2018 announced

Jan. 15, 2019

The Ottawa Sports Awards committee has released the identities of its annual major award winners for 2018, including 2018 Canadian Olympic Team member Isabelle Weidemann and World Championship bronze medallist Mike Woods as the city’s Athletes of the Year. uOttawa women’s soccer head coach Steve Johnson and Cassandra Smith of The Akademy Snowboard Programs are More

Our History

In 1953, Lou LaBlond of the Associated Canadians Travellers (ACT) initiated the first awards dinner called the ACT Sportmens Dinner, honouring 16 amateur athletes with assistance from the Eastview Lions Club and the Eastview Recreation Centre. The event continued to be known as the ACT Awards for an amazing 50 years under the guidance of Mike Milligan and Gary Mighton. In 2003, both Mike and Gary decided to step down from their key organizing roles.

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