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NACMA Announces 2016-17 Best Of Awards Winners

June 14, 2017

ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has selected its 2016-17 award winners.

Initiated in 2003, the NACMA Best Of Awards program honors outstanding achievement in marketing and promotions. Awards are presented in 14 categories, with each category divided into three groups based upon school size and conference affiliations to promote fairness. Nearly 1,000 entries were received for the 2016-17 year.

The winners were recognized during NACMA's 26th Annual Convention at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 14 in Orlando, Florida.

A complete list of the winners, including category and group is provided below.

Promotional Schedule Poster
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Washington
Silver University of Illinois
Bronze University of Florida
Group II Gold St. John's University
Silver North Dakota State University
Bronze University of Montana
Group III Gold Wayne State University
Silver Emory & Henry College
Bronze University of Mary
Fan Giveaway Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of California Berkeley
Silver Virginia Tech
Bronze University of Washington
Group II Gold Murray State University
Silver Georgetown University
Bronze Belmont University
Group III Gold Grand Valley State University
Silver University of Waterloo
Bronze Wayne State University
Revenue Producing Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Oklahoma
Silver University of Arizona
Bronze Arizona State University
Group II Gold Illinois State University
Silver St. John's University
Bronze Liberty University
Group III Gold University of Mary
Silver Grand Valley State University
Bronze Wayne State University
Intro Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold Duke University
Silver University of Florida
Bronze Wake Forest University
Group II Gold University of Missouri - Kansas City
Silver St. John's University
Bronze University of Rhode Island
Group III Gold University of Minnesota Duluth
Silver Pittsburg State University
Bronze Augustana University
Single Game Sales Campaign
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Oregon
Silver University of Maryland
Bronze Duke University
Group II Gold Xavier University
Silver University of Northern Colorado
Bronze University at Albany
Group III Gold Minnesota State University Moorhead
Silver Grand Valley State University
Bronze University of Mary
Sponsorship Activation
Place Institution
Group I Gold Iowa State University
Silver Clemson University
Bronze University of Tennessee
Group II Gold University of Massachusetts Lowell
Silver Fairfield University
Bronze Georgetown University
Group III Gold University of Minnesota Duluth
Silver Central Washington University
Bronze Armstrong State University
Season Ticket Sales Campaign
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Miami
Silver University of Washington
Bronze Colorado State University
Group II Gold University at Albany
Silver University of North Dakota
Bronze Marquette University
Group III Gold Wayne State University
Silver Grand Valley State University
Bronze Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Digital Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Washington
Silver Mississippi State University
Bronze West Virginia University
Group II Gold Stephen F. Austin State University
Silver Georgetown University
Bronze University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Group III Gold Minnesota State University Moorhead
Silver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bronze Emory & Henry College
Fan Engagement Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold Arizona State University
Silver Purdue University
Bronze University of Notre Dame
Group II Gold Marquette University
Silver Georgetown University
Bronze St. John's University
Group III Gold Pittsburg State University
Silver Minnesota State University Moorhead
Bronze Upper Iowa University
Digital Video Segment
Place Institution
Group I Gold Northwestern University
Silver University of Notre Dame
Bronze Indiana University
Group II Gold Murray State University
Silver Butler University
Bronze Southeast Missouri State University
Group III Gold Missouri Western State University
Silver Michigan Technological University
Bronze Upper Iowa University
Student Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Maryland
Silver Indiana University
Bronze Mississippi State University
Group II Gold Garnder-Webb University
Silver University of Masschusetts Lowell
Bronze Murray State University
Group III Gold University of Calgary
Silver Central Washington University
Bronze University of California San Diego
Static Promotional Ad
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Oregon
Silver Mississippi State University
Bronze North Carolina State University
Group II Gold University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Silver University of Delaware
Bronze University of Hartford
Group III Gold Wayne State University
Silver University of Waterloo
Bronze Minnesota State University Moorhead
Single Day Attendance Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold Washington State University
Silver Texas Christian University
Bronze University of California Berkeley
Group II Gold Boston University
Silver University of Hartford
Bronze Murray State University
Group III Gold Wayne State University
Silver Northern State University
Bronze University of Calgary
Revenue Generating Idea
Place Institution
Group I Gold Oregon State University
Silver Brigham Young University
Bronze University of Tennessee
Group II Gold University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Silver St. John's University
Bronze Marquette University
Group III Gold Augustana University
Silver Bemidji State University
Bronze Grand Valley State University



About NACMA: NACMA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of athletics marketing administrators. For more information about NACMA, please visit www.nacma.com. NACMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 52nd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.