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Nominations now open for 2023 awards

Sep. 01, 2023

The medals, qualifications, and championships keep coming in 2023 and it’s time to start nominating successful teams and individuals, coaches, volunteers and technical officials, for the Ottawa Sports Awards!   The nomination form for 2023 awards is now open, and the deadline for nominations is November 15. Anyone can make a nomination but please consult


2023 Awards Dinner Date Released

Jun. 15, 2023

Recognizing that many local clubs and sponsors have supported the Ottawa Sports Awards by attending year over year, the organizing committee would like to invite all those who anticipate attending the 2023 Ottawa Sports Awards dinner to save the date! The 2023 Ottawa Sports Awards dinner and awards event will be held on February 7,


One Week to Go! Final Award Recipients Announced

Feb. 01, 2023

With one week remaining before the Ottawa Sports Awards Dinner to celebrate the 2022 award winners, five final honourees are set to be recognized in the following award categories which represent a broad spectrum of sport engagement in the city. Additionally, complete roster and bio information is now online for all Sport Award winners and


65 Sport Award Winners and 26 Championship Teams to be celebrated at 70th Ottawa Sports Awards

Jan. 18, 2023

Wednesday February 8, 2023 will mark the 70th edition of the Ottawa Sports Awards, bringing together outstanding individuals and teams to recognize the accomplishments of the past year in amateur sports. The 2022 Ottawa Sports Award winners include 65 sport winners who have been selected as the top amateur Ottawa athlete in their sport, along


Tickets Available Now for 2022 Awards Dinner

Jan. 04, 2023

The 2022 Ottawa Sports Awards Dinner will be held on February 8, 2023 at the Centurion Conference and Event Center on Colonnade Road. BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE NOW! Please note that tickets are first-come, first-serve. We will do our best to accommodate larger groups by placing them together, space permitting. Sales will close on January


Ottawa Sports Awards reveals 2022 winners for Athletes, Coaches, and Teams of the Year

Dec. 31, 2022

It was another impressive year for Ottawa’s top coaches, athletes, and teams as the city cheered on international medallists and national champions in many sports. As a result, it is once again a highly decorated group who will take home the 2022 Major Awards at the Ottawa Sports Awards. Tyrone Henry wins his first Athlete


2022 Ottawa Sports Awards Lifetime Award Recipients Announced

Dec. 27, 2022

The recipients of the Ottawa Sports Awards Lifetime Awards and Mayor’s Cup for 2022 have been selected and will be celebrated at the Ottawa Sports Awards dinner on February 8, 2023. The recipients for 2022 are badminton dynamo Fei Tam, ice hockey official Sean Reid, rowing coach Ed Fournier, and the duo of Todd Nicholson


Thank you for your 2022 Nominations

Dec. 01, 2022

The nominations deadline for 2022 was November 30; nominations are now closed. Thank you to all who submitted nominations this year! NEXT STEPS: The Ottawa Sports Awards committee is currently reviewing all nominations received, and winners will be selected in the next few weeks. Winners will be contacted by the committee and then announced publicly.


Submit your 2022 Nominations

Oct. 09, 2022

As the leaves begin to fall, it’s time to get your nominations in for the 2022 Ottawa Sports Awards. The Ottawa Sports Awards encourages nominations from any member of the Ottawa sports community. If you know a worthy candidate, please fill out the nomination form.   Nominations are accepted for the following awards: Mayor’s Cup


Photos and Videos from 2021 Awards Event

Jul. 11, 2022

Congratulations once again to all Ottawa Sports Awards winners for 2021! Thank you to the many winners who attended our dinner on June 16, 2022 at the Canadian Golf and Country Club. Photos from the event are now available as part of the online archive of Ottawa Sports Awards galleries which date back to 2004.


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 Mike and Gary decided to step down from their key organizing roles and the Ottawa Sports Awards were renamed and revamped, but continue the tradition started in 1953.

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