SportsTown Awards in Eugene

SportsTown Awards taking place Thursday, June 2.

EUGENE, Ore. - A new event this summer will celebrate Lane County athletes. SportsTown Awards is being put on by the Eugene, Cascades & Coast adventure Center. The event will recognize the best achievements in sports tourism, responsible and sustainable sports events practices, celebrate youth, prep and collegiate athletics, recognize fan interaction such as mascots, identify inspirational stories, and celebrate significant local contributions to sports. Awards will be given out in the following categories:

Male and Female Student Athlete of the Year - Athletes will be nominated by their high schools

Mascot of the Year - You can vote for your favorite Lane ESD mascot starting early next month

Sustainable Event of the Year - Nominated by the community (Click here to nominate an event)

Athletic Trainer of the Year - Open to all certified trainers and nominated by the community (Click here to nominate a trainer)

Athlete with Heart - Athletes are nominated by the public (Click here to nominate an athlete)

Inspirational Coach of the Year - Open to all Lane County coaches nominated by the community (Click here to nominate a coach)

All community nominations are open until April 18. You can buy tickets to the event beginning May 15.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 2 at the Valley River in and Suites in Eugene. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate outstanding athletes, events and athletic achievements in our region.

NBC16 is a proud sponsor of the SportsTown Awards.

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