USA TODAY High School Sports Awards
The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country, celebrates the best in high school sports in numerous regions across the country as well as nationally! Regional programs culminate in an in-person awards show with a special guest speaker. The national program ends in a broadcast awards show featuring special celebrity hosts that will premiere on July 28, 2023 here on our website, YouTube and the USA TODAY channel available on most smart televisions and devices.
Nominees are posted for the regional and national programs as they are selected. Regional nominees are the best in their area and national nominees are the best high school athletes in the country! Sign up for updates and follow the Facebook event for your program to keep up with nominee selections, the awards show and special announcements. Follow our main Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok pages for more.
LATEST UPDATE: The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards program returns for 2023 with programs across the country culminating in a national awards show.
Award Programs Across the Country
The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards is the largest high school athletic recognition program in the country with 27 regional programs and one national awards program! Each regional program selects the best athletes in the area and names athletes of the year for each sport. Special awards are also given. Scroll through the carousel below to find a regional program.
National Award Categories and Nominees
Below are the sports and awards that are part of the National USA TODAY High School Sports Awards. Nominees are selected by our Sports Department based on statistical analysis, game coverage and Coach/Athletic Director feedback and are announced publicly on their local newspaper’s website. These announcement articles are linked underneath their respective sports below. All nominees must register to provide their information and receive updates on the awards show. Sign up for updates to be the first to know when nominees are announced. For sports, awards and nominees for regional programs, see their websites.
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