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2023 Public NSMA Awards Weekend & National Convention Tickets

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: All tickets purchased before January 1, 2023 are 10% off regular price. See below for details.

This page is for the general public (not NSMA members or Award winners).

Using the dropdown menu below, purchase your tickets for the 63rd NSMA Awards Weekend & National Convention, honoring Hall of Fame inductees (TBA in January 2023), 2022 National Sportscaster and Sportswriter of the Year, 2022 State Sportscasters and Sportswriters of the Year from 49 states plus DC; as well as the Roone Arledge Award for Innovation, Woody Durham Voice of College Sports Award, the Jim Nantz College Sportscaster of the Year, the 2022 Young Reporter of the Year, 2022 Sideline Reporter of the Year, 2022 Best Sports Book, 2022 Best Sports Documentary, and the 2022-23 Big House Gaines College Basketball Coaches of the Year for Division One and Division Two.

*Please note that admission to the Sports Media Convergence Summit is a separate admission.

For a list of those scheduled to attend, please go here.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Subject to change)

Saturday June 24th

Noon - Registration begins - Winston-Salem Marriott lobby (425 N. Cherry St.)

3:30 - 5:30 pm – Welcome Reception for award winners, presenters, their guests, local hosts, and other attendees. Hearn Ballroom Foyer, Winston-Salem Marriott, 425 N. Cherry St , 2nd Floor (Dress is Business casual)

6:30 - 9:00 pm -- Welcome Dinner, followed by Sports Trivia Contest, Hearn Ballroom


Sunday, June 25th

9:30 am -1:30 pm – Sports Media Convergence Summit I (seminars, panels, and critiques, targeted at young sports media professionals and students).

*- This admission is separate from the other Awards Weekend events and must be purchased separately. Hearn Ballroom

2:00 - 5:00 pm – Sports Book Festival at Bookmarks, 634 West 4th St - #110. This is free and open to the public. Scheduled authors: TBD

6:30 - 9:00 pm - Legacy Night -- the presentation of the Roone Arledge Award for Innovation, Best Sports Book, Best Sports Documentary, Best Young Reporter, Best Sideline Reporter. Gallery at the Benton (Dress is Business casual)


Monday, June 26th

8:00 am - 4:00 pm - Sports Media Convergence Summit II (seminars, panels, and critiques, targeted at young sports media professionals and college students) - Marriott, 425 N. Cherry St, Hearn Ballrooms, 2nd Floor - (Dress is Business casual). *-This admission is separate from the other Awards Weekend events and must be purchased separately.

5:00 - 6:30 pm – 62nd NSMA Awards Reception - Benton Convention Center, 301 W. Fifth St. (Dress: Business/cocktail)

6:45 -10:30 pm - Dinner and 61st NSMA Awards Banquet - Benton Convention Center, 301 W. Fifth St. (Dress is business attire for men; business or cocktail attire for women).


Pricing is as follows:

Awards Weekend Package (entry to 6/24 Welcome Dinner, 6/25 Legacy Night, and 6/26 Awards Banquet) = $292.50

Welcome Dinner (6/24) only = $90

Legacy Night (6/25) only = $112.50

Awards Banquet (6/26) only = $135

Sports Media Convergence Summits I & II (6/25: 9:30am - 1:30pm & 6/267: 9am - 4pm) = $134.10)

The list of Hall of Fame inductees, National, and State winners will take place on January 9.

If you're interested in purchasing a table sponsorship, please go here.

If you're interested in becoming an NSMA member, go here.

Please direct all questions to executive director Dave Goren at (336) 655-2976 or dgoren@nationalsportsmedia.org.