Posted January 02, 2024 in Press Releases

Winning moment to be announced on Jan. 23 during 24th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards


CLEVELAND 2023 Best Moment in Cleveland Sports presented by JACK Entertainment contest is now open. Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) is encouraging local sports fans to share their favorite fan moment from the 2023 Cleveland sports season and “show their game face” by submitting a photo of themselves, or with their family and friends, rooting on their favorite Cleveland home team.

GCSC is accepting submissions for its 2023 Best Moment contest via its website beginning today. Submissions are free and open to the public and must include a photo of the contestant in Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers or Cleveland Guardians gear along with their favorite moment from the 2023 Cleveland sports season. The deadline to enter submissions is Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at 5 p.m. EST. Must be 21 years of age to enter. Rules and regulations for the contest are available here. Winners of the Best Moment contest will be notified on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.

The 2023 Best Moment in Cleveland Sports, celebrating the most iconic sports achievement from the previous year, will be announced live during 24th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards presented by Medical Mutual and Ancora on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (RMFH).

This year’s Best Moment winner will receive a JACK Cleveland Casino Staycation including a one (1)-night stay at a JACK partner hotel, two (2) Seven Chefs Buffet passes, $100 Free Play and complimentary valet parking, a $550 total value.

Additionally, the winner will receive two (2) tickets to Sports Awards, which includes a cocktail hour presented by Medical Mutual and Ancora in the RMFH Atrium featuring appetizers, open bar, high-end food stations and a Silent Auction presented by Physicians Ambulance. Following the cocktail hour, guests will head to their seats in the arena bowl for refreshments, drinks compliments of Beverage Distributors and Miller Lite, and a live awards program led by Holly Rowe, ESPN Reporter and Commentator. Post-show, guests are invited to the event’s After Party in the RMFH Atrium, courtesy of Westfield, featuring a specialty martini and dessert bar, food stations and a live DJ.

In addition to the Best Moment contest, the 2023 Best Moment in Cleveland Sports presented by JACK Entertainment will be a featured award announced during the live awards show. Last year, Best Moment was awarded to the Cleveland Guardians 2022 American League Championship Season.

For more information on Best Moment, visit clevelandsports.org/bestmoment.

Sports Awards is the premier annual sports fundraiser supporting Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and celebrates a year of athletic achievements in Northeast Ohio from high school stars to professional athletes.

Cleveland’s sports scene will gather for a night of networking, libations, appearances from local and national sports celebrities and a live awards show mirrored on the RMFH’s big screen. A full list of awards are available here.

For more information or to purchase a table or individual tickets, visit clevelandsportsawards.com.

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About Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: Since 2000, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) has been responsible for attracting over 222 sporting events which provide more than $917 million in economic activity to Northeast Ohio. GCSC serves to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events. For more information, visit clevelandsports.org.

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