2007 Teva Mountain Games Nominated for SportsTravel Award

SportsTravel magazine has announced that the 2007 Teva Mountain Games has been nominated for a 2007 SportsTravel Award.

SportsTravel magazine has announced that the 2007 Teva Mountain Games has been nominated for a 2007 SportsTravel Award. Events are nominated and then voted upon by readers of SportsTravel, the sports world's event magazine. Criteria for nomination and voting include superior organization of and attendance at the event, a superior experience for the competitors and/or spectators at the event, and how the site or venue served to enhance the event. Final balloting is open through September 15, 2007. Winners will be announced at the TEAMS 2007 Conference & Expo, October 23-27, 2006, in Louisville.

“Events such as the Teva Mountain Games are a prime example of the achievement of excellence in the organization and management of sporting events,” said Timothy Schneider, publisher of SportsTravel magazine, which organizes the TEAMS Conference and Expo. “SportsTravel readers are the leaders of the sports-event industry and they really know what it takes to execute a high-quality event,” said Schneider. “The SportsTravel Awards program is an opportunity for them to honor their peers for a job well done.”

Official ballots are available in the August and September issues of SportsTravel magazine. Readers may also find more information and vote online at http://sportstravelmagazine.com/2007awardsballot_VOTING.html. The ballot includes nominees in amateur, collegiate and professional categories. Awards in those three categories will be given for best single-sport event, best multi-sport or multi-discipline event, and best sports event series or circuit. Voters will also pick best new sports event and an overall Sports Event of the Year from among the nominated events.

The TEAMS 2007 Conference and Expo is the world's largest annual gathering for the sports event and sports-related travel industry. For further information, visit http://www.TEAMSconference.com.

About the Teva Mountain Games
Untraditional Marketing, Inc. produces the country's largest adventure sports festival, the Teva Mountain Games presented by Volkswagen in Vail, Colorado. Now in its sixth year, the Teva Mountain Games features 20 different amateur and professional organic action sports competitions including kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, road biking, trail running and fly-fishing. The event also features outdoor film and photography contests, the annual Everest Awards, an interactive expo and demo area, live music and parties for both athletes and spectators alike. For more information, contact Joel Heath at heath@untraditional.com or visit www.tevamountaingames.com .

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