ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: The Houston-area professional athlete or Olympian who demonstrates superior physical ability in his/her sport.
COLLEGE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: The Houston-area college athlete who demonstrates superior physical ability in his/her sport.
HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: The Houston-area high school athlete who demonstrates superior physical ability in his/her sport.
COACH OF THE YEAR: The Houston-area coach, any level, whose dedication and commitment to coaching excellence is fostered in the lives of his/her athletes, both on and off the field.
MOMENT OF THE YEAR: Moment or series of moments transpiring in a play in a single game or individual match or specific event. Moment is not limited to the field of play.
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR: The Houston-area team Owner, GM or sports-related Executive whose success is measured by his/her dedication and commitment to his/her team, organization and community.
Winner is announced prior to the event.
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: The Houston-area athlete or coach or sports person who surpasses expectations of sportsmanship. Nominees can be from any level, as long as it relates to sports and demonstrates qualities that could include integrity, selflessness, kindness, generosity, compassion, empathy, respect, humility or civility.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: This award recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact on the sports world and Houston community throughout their career. Winner is announced prior to the event.