ORLANDO, Fla (Nov. 1, 2017) - The 44th AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships were awarded SportTravel Magazine's 2017 Best Amateur Single Sport event during the TEAMS '17 Conference & Expo.
SportsTravel announced the winners of the 2017 SportsTravel Awards at a gala event during the TEAMS ’17 Conference & Expo in Orlando Tuesday, October 31st evening.
TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports, is the world’s largest gathering of event organizers and travel planners from the sports industry. Held at the Hard Rock Live Orlando, the awards ceremony was emceed by Mike Hill of Fox Sports and featured musical entertainment by Tito Puente Jr. and his Latin Jazz Ensemble. The National Congress of State Games also announced the winners of its Athlete of the Year awards during the gala.
"We are extremely proud and thankful to be so honored," said Dr. Roger J. Goudy, AAU President/CEO. "We will continue to give our players, teams and parents the very best volleyball event experience in the country."
The award is the fifth award AAU volleyball has garnered in the past year including:
Sports Destination Management's Champions of Economic Impact, SportsEvents Magazine's Sports Event Planners to Watch, the National Association of Sports Commissions Sports Event Organizer of the Year and most recently Connect Sports Best Amateur Sporting Event.
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