2017 Awards at 2018 VRPS Annual Conference

VRPS membership is a requirement in order to submit an application and be considered for 2017 VRPS Awards, to be presented at the 2018 Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference on Monday, November 5, 2018.

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


Most Innovative Marketing Strategy
Most Innovative Marketing Piece
Snapshot Moment
Best Health and Wellness Initiative

*Best Promotional Effort Traditional and Specialty Categories have been retired.

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.

Early Discount Deadline:  June 30, 2018
DEADLINE:  July 31, 2018