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Saturday June 8, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
Monday June 10, 2013 at 10:30 PM EDT

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Various locations in Salisbury, NC 
530 Jake Alexander Blvd South
Salisbury, NC 28147

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Dave Goren 
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association 

54th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend 

Please join us for the 54th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend in Salisbury, NC, June 8-10, 2013.  The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association will honor and celebrate the 2012 NSSA state and national sportscasters and sportswriters of the year, as well as our new Hall of Fame inductees, Dick Vitale (ESPN) and Mitch Albom (Detroit Free Press columnist and best-selling author).

NSSA flag 2012           Hats           Costas Gets Plaque

Our awards weekend schedule (all events and times subject to change):


Noon- 9pm -   Winners' Registration (Holiday Inn Salisbury)

Omarr4-6:30pm - Welcome Reception (Holiday Inn Salisbury)***

6:30-9pm - Welcome Dinner and Issues Forum (Holiday Inn Salisbury)***Panel shot


11am-1pm - National Athletic Trainers' Association Awards Brunch & Seminars (Holiday Inn Salisbury)

 1:30-4:30pm - NSSA Sports Book Festival (Literary Bookpost, Downtown Salisbury), featuring Dick Vitale, Dan Shaughnessy, Wooddy Durham, Ted Geltner and more.  Also see Super Bowl Championship rings, provided by Jostens.

Mark JohnsonMontville books

Super Bowl rings





3-4pm - Trolley Tour of Historic Salisbury (Hosted by Karl Hales)

5:30-10pm - NSSA BBQ Dinner & Dance (Historic Salisbury Station Train Depot)***Ice Sculpture on table

Depot at dusk           Salisbury Swing Band



Bob Harris, Greg Jones, Omarr Bashir, Kevin Manns7:30am-3pm - NSSA Golf Tournament (Country Club of Salisbury)***

9:30-4:30pm - NSSA/STAA One Day Ticket to Sportscasting Success Seminar (Holiday Inn Salisbury)... TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT ONLY, CLICK HERE.

11am-2:30pm - Luncheon & Salisbury Arts Tour (Downtown Salisbury)

5-6:30pm - Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction (Goodman Gym Lobby, Catawba College)                                                                  Silent Auction 2011

6:30-10:30pm - Dinner and 54th Annual NSSA Awards Banquet (Goodman Gym, Catawba College)***

TrophiesBig 4 (June 2012)

*** Register Below (Only if you are buying tickets)