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Jul112018

Tickets for the October 24 Minnesota Sports Awards Now on Sale

Via a July 11 Press Release from Meet Minneapolis:

The second annual awards gala, presented by Sports Minneapolis, recognizes
Minnesota’s top athletes and coaches

Today, Sports Minneapolis, powered by Meet Minneapolis, announces tickets are now on sale for the second annual Minnesota Sports Awards. The gala event will take place on Oct. 24, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium and will feature the top athletes in the state as well as local sports celebrities. The Minnesota Sports Awards, presented by Sports Minneapolis, recognize the outstanding achievement of high school, collegiate and professional athletes, many of whom will be on hand for the evening’s awards ceremony.

Nominations are still being accepted for deserving athletes, including the Professional Athlete of the Year presented by FOX Sports North (FSN), as well as the Minnesota Sports Moment of the Year, the Courage Award, sponsored by TRIA, plus a new award for Minnesota’s Coach of the Year. The deadline to nominate high school and collegiate athletes is July 15.

Awards will be given in the following categories: 

  • High School Athlete of the Year (Male/Female)
  • Collegiate Athlete of the Year (Male/Female)
  • Professional Athlete of the Year – presented by FOX Sports North
  • Coach of the Year
  • Minnesota Sports Moment of the Year
  • Courage Award – presented by TRIA

The public is invited to attend this event which includes a silent auction, dinner and an entertaining awards ceremony featuring the winning athletes and coaches, as well as a number of high-profile sports celebrities. 

  • Oct. 24 at U.S. Bank Stadium
  • Tickets start at $195
  • Purchase online
  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Show begins at 7:30 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds from the Minnesota Sports Awards will benefit the Sanneh Foundation, created by former Major League Soccer player and native Minnesotan, Tony Sanneh.  The Sanneh Foundation seeks to support and empower youth through programs targeting both physical and emotional well-being.

The second annual Minnesota Sports Awards will be carried live by FSN across multiple digital platforms and rebroadcast at a later date.

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