2019 Rights Holder / Governing Body category: Yahoo Sports Technology Awards

Rights Holder / Governing Body / Team of the Year – This celebrates the rights holder, governing body, international federation or team which, thanks to the adoption, use or creation of technology, has shown itself to tangibly improve its work. This improvement can be either in a single, significant area or across its entire jurisdiction or organization.

This celebrates the rights holder, governing body, international federation or team which, thanks to the adoption, use or creation of technology, has shown itself to tangibly improve its work. This improvement can be either in a single, significant area or across its entire jurisdiction or organization.

Entries are invited from international, national, or regional rights holders and governing bodies globally, working in any market(s), country(ies) or sport(s).

Judges will review entries on the following criteria

  • What was the strategy driving the rights holder / governing body
  • How innovative, original, effective and technology-led was the delivery of that work
  • How far reaching was the work delivered for the rights holder / governing body’s targeted stakeholders (e.g. sportsmen and women, performance staff, fans, advertisers, rights owners, sponsors, commercial partners or suppliers, the media etc.)
  • What technology was used, how was it used and how did it have a measurable impact
  • Quantitative and qualitative data supporting the entry (e.g. stats and third-party endorsements)

Please note

Entrants in this category may not enter the Sponsor of the Year category

  • All judges sign an NDA and declare all conflicts of interest. As such, all information shared is confidential
  • Entrants may wish to withhold highly sensitive information, but facts, figures and stats will carry more weight than testimonials
  • The organizers reserve the right to request proof of any claims made in this form

If you have any questions regarding the application or any objections to a specific judge reviewing your work, please contact the Awards office and we will aim to help you in any way we can.

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