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NACMA Announces 2011-12 Best of Award Winners

June 26, 2012

Dallas, TX. -- The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has selected its 2011-12 award winners.

Initiated in 2003, the NACMA Best of Awards program honors outstanding achievement in marketing and promotions. Awards are presented in 13 categories, with each category divided into three groups based upon school size and conference affiliations to promote fairness. An association record of more than 950 awards entries were received for the 2011-12 year.

The winners were recognized during NACMA's 21st Annual Convention at the awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 26 in Dallas, Texas.

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

New Revenue-Generating Idea
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Notre Dame
Silver University of Kansas
Bronze University of Oregon
Group II Gold University of California Santa Barbara
Silver University of Hartford
Bronze University of California Davis
Group III Gold University of Minnesota Duluth
Silver Minnesota State University Mankato
Bronze Grand Valley State University
Interactive/Social Media Program
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Mississippi State University
Silver University of Minnesota
Bronze Marquette University
Group II Gold South Dakota State University
Silver Murray State University
Bronze North Dakota State University
Group III Gold University of Minnesota Duluth
Silver Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Bronze University of Massachusetts Lowell
Promotional/Schedule Poster
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Oregon
Silver University of Southern California
Bronze Iowa State University
Group II Gold Samford University
Silver Niagara University
Bronze North Dakota State University
Group III Gold Wayne State University
Silver Missouri Western State University
Bronze Saint Leo University
Season Ticket Sales Campaign
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Iowa State University
Silver Marquette University
Bronze University of Wisconsin
Group II Gold Butler University
Silver University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Bronze University of Delaware
Group III Gold Grand Valley State University
Silver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bronze Michigan Tech
Sponsorship Program
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Wisconsin
Silver University of Oregon
Bronze University of Mississippi
Group II Gold Dartmouth College
Silver University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Bronze United States Military Academy
Group III Gold Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Silver University of Charleston
Bronze Grand Valley State University
Single-Day Attendance Promotion
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Maryland
Silver University of Notre Dame
Bronze University of Arkansas
Group II Gold Butler University
Silver Portland State University
Bronze Drake University
Group III Gold Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Silver University of Minnesota Duluth
Bronze Abilene Christian University
Student Promotion
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Tennessee
Silver Washington State University
Bronze Iowa State University
Group II Gold Samford University
Silver Portland State University
Bronze University of Hartford
Group III Gold Pace University
Silver University of Massachusetts Lowell
Bronze Saint Leo University
Promotional T-Shirt Design
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Iowa State University
Silver University of Houston
Bronze Virginia Tech
Group II Gold Butler University
Silver Portland State University
Bronze George Washington University
Group III Gold Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Silver Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Bronze Grand Valley State University
Single Newspaper Display Ad
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Marquette University
Silver University of Nevada Las Vegas
Bronze University of California 
Group II Gold Old Dominion University
Silver University of California Santa Barabara
Bronze Long Beach State University
Group III Gold Colorado College
Silver Le Moyne College
Bronze Abilene Christian University
Sales Piece
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Washington
Silver Florida State University
Bronze Marquette University
Bronze University of South Florida
Group II Gold Old Dominion University
Silver University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Bronze University of Rhode Island
Group III Gold Grand Valley State University
Silver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bronze Missouri Western State University
Radio Commercial
  Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Tennessee
Silver University of Minnesota
Bronze Florida State University
Group II Gold Georgia State University
Silver Portland State University
Bronze Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Group III Gold Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Silver University of Charleston
Bronze Colorado College
Video Promotion
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Indiana University
Silver Kansas State University
Bronze University of Oregon
Group II Gold Portland State University
Silver Brigham Young University
Bronze University of Nebraska Omaha
Group III Gold Pace University
Silver Grand Valley State University
Bronze Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Video Board Segment
  Place Institution
Group I Gold Iowa State University
Silver University of Alabama
Bronze Florida State University
Group II Gold Brigham Young University
Silver Portland State University
Bronze University of South Carolina Upstate
Group III Gold Linfield College
Silver Colorado College
Bronze Grand Valley State University

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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 47th year. For more information on NACDA and the 12 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.