Finalists announced for second RVA Sports Awards

Relive the best athletics moments in the last year and see who’s up for Athlete of the Year.


Brown Ballerinas For Change performed at the inaugural awards last year.

Photo by Michael Simon Photography

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After an inaugural ceremony that celebrated a record-breaking marathoner, Paralympic champion, and Super Bowl winner, the RVA Sports Awards are back.

The area-wide awards showpresented by Richmond Region Tourism Foundation, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, and Colonial Downs — celebrates individuals and teams with ties to the Richmond region that won big and made significant impacts on the community.

The finalists have already been announced and fan voting is open. The ceremony is set for Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Altria Theater. It’ll be co-hosted by Washington Commanders great Ryan Kerrigan. Get tickets or plan to tune in to CBS6 at that time.

Here are the nominees for the big awards, with links — if you want to review the stats before you vote.

Female Athlete of the Year

Male Athlete of the Year

Team of the Year

Coach of the Year

Read about the finalists for Moment of the Year and Fan of the Year and vote in each category before the portal closes Sunday, Jan. 15.

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