The first Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 is now open for entries with the winners revealed at a gala dinner in November

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The inaugural Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 is now open for entries, shining the spotlight on the sports production and sports broadcast industry.

The Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 offers a unique opportunity for the industry to showcase and celebrate the best in sports content across TV and digital platforms.

There are 18 categories to the Awards, which cover everything from sports documentaries and live sport production, the pundits and presenters, to social media content, advertising and marketing campaigns.

The Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 honour the most creative and inspiring examples of sports production, sports broadcast and digital sports content of the last year. The Awards also highlight the outstanding people working both in-front-of and behind the camera. The full list of categories is below.

The deadline for submissions is 3 September 2021.

The winners of the Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 will be revealed at a live event on 3 November 2021 in the Ballroom at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London.

Broadcast Sport Awards 2021 (#broadcastsportawards) categories:

Sports Production Company of the Year

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This award recognises a sports content business that, over the last 12 months, has truly excelled in a particular area of sports production.

Best Lockdown Award

This award will go to the outstanding single show or series that was produced under lockdown conditions.

Sports Documentary of the Year (Series)

The best factual sports television series of the year.

Sports Documentary of the Year (Film/Programme)

The best factual sports television and/or theatrical release of the year.

Best Social Media Campaign

A sports marketing project that has excelled at maximising reach and engagement.

Esports Event of the Year

The year’s most outstanding televised esports event.

Best Sport Entertainment Programme

The sports entertainment programme that has made the biggest impact over the year.

Best Use of Fan Engagement

This award is for a project that puts fans at the centre of the action like never before.

Sports Commercial of the Year

The most outstanding sports advert of the year.

Best Sport Production of the Year

This award honours the production team behind the year’s best, most inventive sports event coverage.

Best Post-Production for Sports Project

The best post-production work for a sports project.

Best Sports Graphics for a Live Production

Celebrating the best use of graphics to enhance the fan experience for a live production.

Pundit of the Year

This honours the sports pundit consistently offering the best, most enlightened insight and opinion.

YouTube Channel of the Year

The YouTube channel producing the most creative and engaging sports content.

Best Original Content by a Rights Holder

This category rewards sports clubs/federations that have produced unique and compelling content for their fan base.

Sports Presenter of the Year

This award recognises sports presenting excellence.

TV Sport Moment of the Year

This award recognises the most iconic televised sporting moment of the last 12 months.

Broadcast Sport Special Recognition Award

This will go to a long-standing, prominent figure in the sports content industry who’s made a huge impact either behind-the-scenes or in front of the camera.

To find out more about the event and each of the categories, and to enter the Broadcast Sport Awards 2021, visit the Awards website at