Celebrating a Half-Century of Excellence

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Save the Date: March 17, 2024 – Sportswomen of Colorado’s 50th Annual Award Celebration

Denver, Colorado – Sportswomen of Colorado is thrilled to announce the upcoming celebration of its 50th annual award ceremony, slated for March 17, 2024. This landmark event promises to be a monumental occasion, honoring, promoting, and empowering Colorado girls and women in sports.

A Legacy of Empowerment and Excellence

For half a century, Sportswomen of Colorado has been at the forefront of championing women’s participation in sports across the state. The 50th annual award celebration stands as a testament to the organization’s unwavering commitment to the advancement of female athletes, coaches, and contributors. The event will bring together athletes, coaches, advocates, and supporters, all dedicated to fostering a culture of equality and achievement in the world of sports.

Honoring Pioneers and Role Models

At the heart of this celebration lies the recognition of over 40 remarkable women athletes, coaches and contributors who have left an indelible mark on female athletics in every sport category and age group. These pioneers have not only shattered glass ceilings but have also paved the way for generations of girls to follow their dreams in sports. Their dedication, resilience, and passion will be celebrated as a source of inspiration for the future of women’s sports.

A Glimpse into the Future

The 50th annual award celebration is not only a reflection on the past but a powerful commitment to the future. As we honor the rich history of Sportswomen of Colorado, we also reaffirm our dedication to creating opportunities and pathways for young Colorado girls to thrive in sports. The event will underscore the potential of every young athlete and highlight the organization’s continued efforts to promote inclusivity and excellence.

Details and Save the Date

Mark your calendars for March 17, 2024, as we celebrate a remarkable journey of empowerment and success. Join us for an evening filled with inspiring stories, exceptional achievements, and a shared vision for the future of women’s sports.

Event Details:

  • Date: March 17, 2024
  • Location: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center | 7800 East Tufts Ave | Denver, CO 80237
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for more information and updates on how you can be a part of this milestone celebration. For media inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Linda Lappe at llappe@sportswomenofcolorado.org or 303.331.0376.

About Sportswomen of Colorado: Founded in 1974 by the YWCA of Metropolitan Denver, in cooperation with Gart Brothers Sporting Goods Co., Sportswomen of Colorado is recognized as the first community-based organization in the nation to solely honor female athletes, celebrate their achievements and recognize those whose efforts have advanced girls’ and women’s individual and team sports endeavors.

Join us in celebrating a legacy of empowerment and the bright future of Colorado girls and women in sports.