USA Swimming has garnered a nomination in the Sports Event of the Year category for the 2013 Sports Business Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards recognize outstanding achievements in sports business from March 1, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2013.
A total of 75 nominees are up for awards across 15 categories. The winner will be determined by a panel of sports industry executives and presented the award during a live ceremony on May 22 in New York City.
USA Swimming was nominated for its 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Swimming event, which was held June 25 to July 2 in Omaha, Neb. The Olympic Team Trials is the largest swimming event in the nation and was used to determine the U.S. Olympic Swim Team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Among the other nominees in the category are the 2012 Ryder Cup, 2012 Stanley Cup Finals and 2012 U.S. Grand Prix.