The 2014 Governor's State of Sport Awards celebrate Utah's Sports Industry and honors excellence in high school, amateur, collegiate, Olympic and professional sports for the 2013 calendar year.
The categories and nominees have been selected by various sports media and industry leaders throughout Utah. Now it's up to a very qualified panel of judges, you the fans, to vote for the winners.

Welcome to the 2014 Governor's State of Sport Awards, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission.

From Logan to St. George, the state of Utah boasts a long history of athletic excellence at all levels of competition.This year's awards program showcases the highest achievement in individual and team sports during the 2013 calendar year, as voted on by you—the fans and citizens of the Great State of Utah.

Governor Gary Herbert will speak at the ceremony and present awards to winners in ten categories. Golf legend, designer, and philanthropist Jack Nicklaus will be a special guest, along with this year's lifetime achievement award recipients, Johnny Miller and Billy Casper. Together with its presenting sponsors, the Utah Sports Commission is proud to host the 2014 Governor's State of Sport Awards as we celebrate Utah The State of Sport.

Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, April 22 
6:30 pm — 9:00 pm (Note: Ceremony Now Begins at 6:30 pm)
EnergySolutions Arena

Voting Is Now Closed! 

Please check back on Wednesday, April 23 for the results

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Jack Nicklaus
Special Guest

Golf Great and 18-time major winner (six Masters, five PGA Championships, four U.S. Opens, three British Opens), Jack Nicklaus, will provide remarks at the 2014 Governor's State of Sport Awards dinner.

Johnny Miller
Lifetime Achievement Award 

NBC lead golf analyst and 24-time PGA Tour winner, Johnny Miller, will recieve a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Governor's State of Sport Awards.

Utah's Olympians & Paralympians

Recognizing Utah's Olympic competitors following their Olympic pursuits in Sochi.

Billy Casper
Lifetime Achievement Award

Casper had 51 PGA Tour wins in his career, with his first coming in 1956 at the LaBatt Open in Canada, placing him seventh on the all-time win list.