SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

Entries are now open for the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2018.

Winners will be revealed at a gala dinner supported by Canon and European Professional Club Rugby at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Monday, February 25.

The closing date is Wednesday, January 16. Click the links below to download the entry forms:

Writing and Broadcast categories
Photography categories
Frequently Asked Questions

Any queries please contact awards organiser James Green:

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards recognises the creme de la creme of sports journalism whether it be writing, photography or broadcast.

Supported by Canon and  European Professional Club Rugby, the awards are widely regarded as the Oscars of the sporting journalism industry. 

There are four categories which are judged slightly differently to the rest. 

The John Bromley Sportswriter of the Year is chosen by a panel of  leading figures in sports journalism. To be eligible for this award journalists must be shortlisted in one of the other competition categories.

The Canon Sports Photographer of the Year and winner of the Ed Lacey Trophy will be selected from the winners of the sports portfolio, specialist sports portfolio or football portfolio categories.

The Sports Newspaper of the Year  will, for the first time, be an entered award judged by leading figures in sports journalism.

The Doug Gardner Award honours a member of the SJA who has made an outstanding contribution to sports journalism and the SJA. This trophy will be awarded at the discretion of the officers of the SJA.