Awards at VRPS Annual Conference

VRPS membership is a requirement in order to submit an application and be considered for 2018 VRPS Awards, to be presented at the 2019 Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference on Monday, September 9, 2019.

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


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:  April 30, 2019
DEADLINE:  May 31, 2019