2016 Awards at 2017 VRPS Annual Conference

VRPS membership is a requirement in order to submit an application and be considered for 2016 VRPS Awards, to be presented at the 2017 Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Awards categories include:

Fellows Award
Outstanding New Professional
Distinguished Service
Distinguished Volunteer Service
Distinguished Private Sector Service
Best New Program
Best New Special Event
Best New Facility (Bricks and Mortar)
Best New Facility (Parks, Playgrounds, Blueways, Greenways or Trails)
Best New Renovation/Addition (Bricks and Mortar)
Best New Renovation (Parks, Playgrounds, Blueways, Greenways or Trails)
Best New Environmental Sustainability
Best Promotional Effort-Traditional
Best Promotional Effort - Specialty

For a complete description of the awards categories and judging criteria, please download the VRPS Awards & Citations:  Call for Entries.

VRPS Members:

  1. login using your VRPS username (email address) and password to proceed,
  2. view the submission content, and
  3. upload your nominations.


DEADLINE:  July 31, 2017