SITA Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2008 Spirit Industry Awards! It’s the Academy Awards of the Spirit Industry! From “Best Spirit Apparel Catalog/Brochure Design” to “Best New Product or Service,” from”Best Lighting, Sound and Set Design” to “Best Philanthropic Initiative” and many more, peers are recognizing peers for raising the standards of excellence, professionalism and innovation in all areas of the Spirit Industry. The 2008 Spirit Industry Awards were presented at an exciting gala at the InterContiental Hotel in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. 2008 Competition and Camp Company Awards Recipients Best Printed Promotional Piece To recognize innovative and creative print design with emphasis on graphic appeal, ease of use, flow of information, comprehensive content and clarity. UPA--Americup 08 Event Program Best Use of Lighting, Sound and Set Design To recognize exceptional event staging and presentation for a competitive cheer/dance event. The Coastal Corporation--Battle at the Capitol Nationals Best Website To recognize innovative and creative web design with emphasis on graphic appeal, ease of navigation, clarity and comprehensive content. JAMfest--jamfest.com Best New Product or Service To recognize innovation and creativity in a new product or service that has changed or enhanced the industry or represents a fresh approach to an old idea. Spirit Cheer--Crazy Leg Stilt Walkers Best Ad To recognize innovative and creative print ad design with emphasis on graphic appeal and clarity of message. COA Cheer and Dance--Monopoly Gameboard Ad Best TV Show To recognize innovative and creative televised cheer or dance competition with emphasis on content, graphic appeal, entertainment value and overall production quality. USASF – Cheerleading Worlds Leadership Award To recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service and leadership to the SITA organization. Margie Willis 2008 Affiliate Company Awards Recipients Best Spirit Industry Periodical Issue To recognize comprehensive, balanced, and creative coverage of the spirit industry with sound journalistic principles and emphasis on both editorial excellence and visual appeal. Inside Cheerleading--July/August 2008 Issue Best Spirit Apparel Catalogue/Brochure Design To recognize innovative and creative print design of a uniform/apparel catalogue/brochure with emphasis on graphic appeal, ease of use, and visual creativity. Spirit Innovations Best Website To recognize innovative and creative web design with emphasis on graphic appeal, ease of navigation, clarity and comprehensive content. Nfinity Shoes--nfinityshoes.com Best New Product To recognize innovation and creativity in a new product that has changed or enhanced the industry or represents a fresh approach to an old idea. Core Athletics--Back Hand Spring Machine Best New Service To recognize innovation and creativity in a new service that has changed or enhanced the industry or represents a fresh approach to an old idea. Nfinity--Nfinity Nation Best Ad To recognize innovative and creative print ad design with emphasis on graphic appeal and clarity of message. Pyra--“Stunt Doubles” Leadership Award To recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service and leadership to the SITA organization. Debbie Bracewell--NCSSE 2008 Merit Award Recipients Best State Association To recognize outstanding accomplishments, significant growth, philanthropic programs, scholarship support, professional outreach, and/or creative contributions to the spirit industry by a state coaches association. Golden State Spirit Association Best Coaches Conference To recognize excellence in teaching, diversity and quality of course offerings, adjunct certifications, strength of presenters, social offerings, scope of exhibitors, and opportunity for professional growth at a coaches’ conference. National Coaches Conference CheerCon 25th Anniversary Best Philanthropic Initiative To recognize exceptional community and/or global outreach by a company who services the spirit industry for the purpose of improving quality of life and/or addressing specific human need. COA Cheer and Dance CHEERforLIFE/DANCEforLIFE Ronald McDonald House Best Competition Event Venue To recognize an event venue that provides clients one of the most comprehensive and flexible competition event facilities, and it also recognizes the enthusiasm and dedication of the venue staff who provide customer service of the highest standard. Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center (Florida) Spirit Industry Collaboration Award To recognize excellence, innovation, creativity and/or accomplishment by a group of two or more spirit industry companies that worked jointly on a common goal or project. The Australian Project Nfinity Shoes, Core Athletics, AdPro, Pom Express, Rockwood Jewelry, Power Pows AND The JAM Rewards JAMfest, COA, America’s Best, GSSA, Great Lakes, Coastal Corporation, Spirit Innovations, Power Consulting, Spirit Ready Sportswear, Aloha Spirit

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