The 116th Annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Banquet will take place on Monday January 20th, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill. Purchase tickets here.

2020 Dais:

CONNOR BARWIN: Humanitarian

J.T. REALMUTO: Athlete of the Year

ANGELO CATALDI: Bill Campbell Award

JAY WRIGHT: Good Guy

SPEEDY MORRIS: Living Legend

NATASHA CLOUD: Native Daughter

MALCOLM PERRY: Army-Navy MVP

CRAIG BERUBE: Team of the Year (STL Blues)

BELLA ALARIE: Amateur Athlete

NIA AKINS: Penn Relays Frank Dolson Award 

WAYNE FISH: Stan Hochman

SEAN COUTURIER, HARRY PERRETTA, BILL WAGNER (Penn Sprint Football): Special Achievement

Joe Girardi, Alain Vigneault, and Aaron McKie will speak.

Honorees continued: SHIZZ ALSTON JR., ANDREW DOUGLAS, KATHRYN WOOD, BAILEY GREENBERG, KEVIN GILLOOLY, JESSICA KAMINSKI, JAMES GILLESPIE, KATIE THOMPSON, STEVE COLFER, and ZACH MICHON.

More to be announced! 

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NOTE: Below is an archive of last years updates and a tease of what’s to come at our 2020 Banquet. We hope to see you there!

The 115th Annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Banquet will take place on Monday January 21st, 2019. Cocktail hour begins at 5 and dinner starts at 6. Guests receive one free drink with their ticket.

115th Annual PSWA Dinner Features All-Star Cast

AARON NOLA NAMED ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

RAY DIDINGER NAMED STAN HOCHMAN AWARD WINNER

JOEY WENDLE NAMED PSWA NATIVE SON

PAUL PALMER HONORED FOR PSWA SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

JALEN BRUNSON NAMED PSWA AMATEUR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

MIKE QUICK SELECTED AS PSWA LIVING LEGEND

JAYSON STARK NAMED HONORED FOR MLB HOF SELECTION

SONNY HILL HONORED FOR LIFE OF ‘GIVING’;

JIM JACKSON NAMED BILL CAMPBELL AWARD WINNER

NATIONAL #1 EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY HONORED BY PSWA

GRITTY will be in attendance.

JOE CONKLIN will entertain and GABE KAPLER will speak.



more honorees to TBA…

You never know who you’ll meet and what memories you’ll make at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Banquet, below (2018) is a sampling of what to expect from a dais in a given year.

Rhys Hoskins, Kyle Lowry, T.J. McConnell, Marc Zumoff Gary Maddox, Gabe Kapler, Ron Jaworski, Rich Hoffman as well as others including Carson Wentz (Outstanding Pro Athlete) and the 2018 Houston Astros (Team of the Year).

Awards and Honorees (By Sport)

Read more about our history, PSWA History