2019 Award Categories

  
Nominations for the 2019 PRESTIGE Awards are now closed.
 

CSTA CANADIAN SPORT EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: Québec Destination affaires

The CSTA Canadian Sport Event of the Year Award recognizes the overall success of an outstanding single-sport, multi-sport or collegiate event held in Canada in 2018. 

  • The event rights holder is a Canadian governing body/entity. 
  • A Canadian community bid against other Canadian communities and/or was awarded the right to host the event. 
  • Participants in the event can be from Canada and elsewhere.
  1. Group A: event budget greater than $1 million
  2. Group B: event budget less than $1 million

 


 

CSTA INTERNATIONAL SPORT EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: CBC Sports

The CSTA International Sport Event of the Year Award recognizes the overall success of an outstanding international sport event held in Canada in 2018. 

  • The event rights holder is an International governing body/entity and a Canadian community bid against other international communities and won the right to host the event in Canada. 
  • The event’s international broadcasting reach will be a significant part of the evaluation criteria.

 


 

CSTA CANADIAN SPORT EVENT SPONSORSHIP INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: Adup Display

The CSTA Canadian Sport Event Sponsorship Initiative of the Year Award recognizes the best use of a partnership between a company, organization, agency or individual that contributed to the overall success of a national or international sport event held in Canada in 2018.

 


 

CSTA SPORT EVENT VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: Edmonton Events

The CSTA Sport Event Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of an individual’s volunteer efforts during the hosting of one or more sport events in Canada in 2018. 

 


 

CSTA SPORT TOURISM ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: WestJet

The CSTA Sport Tourism Organization of the Year Award recognizes the community or organization that best influenced their community through sport tourism initiatives in 2018. 

  • This award will recognize an organization or group of individuals who initiated the most impact through increased visitor attractions, positive athlete experience, community engagement, unique local collaborations, legacies, and increased local volunteerism as a result of sport event hosting.

 


 

CSTA SPORT EVENT LEGACY OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: ConnectOnCampus

The CSTA Sport Event Legacy of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding achievements or contributions by individuals, companies or organizations that have helped advance sustainable and environmental stewardship within a Canadian Sport Event and have left a demonstrable legacy to the community.

 


 

CSTA SPORT TOURISM RISING STAR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: Sport Durham

The CSTA Sport Tourism Rising Star Award recognizes the ‘next-gen’ of sport tourism professionals in Canada. It acknowledges emerging leader(s) who have already demonstrated commitment, creativity, and dynamic energy in the sport tourism industry.