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Named in honor of Viggo O. Nelson, third president of USA Volleyball, 1955-1959.

COMMISSION:

     To recognize organizations which have achieved excellence in volleyball publications and encourage others to develop quality publications. This award is administered by USAV staff.

COMMITTEE CHAIR:

     Brent Buzbee

CRITERIA:

     Major areas of publications to be considered are: Regional Volleyball Association websites; aesthetically pleasing; layout must flow smoothly from one page to the next; logical and appropriate use of white space, color, creative use of graphics to complement text. Editorial Content – must provide the most up-to-date information available; wide range of issues and information must be covered in the publication; pertinent regional information must be included in each publication; ease of reference within the publication; no glaring errors in the text from a grammatical/mechanical standpoint. Overall Presentation – must show a combination of the above criteria for graphic presentation and editorial content. Websites shall be evaluated on how well they have achieved their intended purpose based on the following formula: content and accuracy – 70 percent; ease of reference – 20 percent; aesthetic impression – 10 percent.

There are two major areas of competition:

 

  • USAV Regional Volleyball Association (RVA) Publications (newsletters, handbooks, websites)
  • Collegiate Media Guides

 

Best RVA Internet Website

1999: Gateway
2000: North Texas
2001: Lone Star
2002: Ohio Valley
2003: Gateway
2004: Intermountain
2005: Heart of America
2006: Hoosier
2007: Ohio Valley
2008: Southern California
2009: Iroquois Empire
2010: Iowa
2011: Chesapeake
2012: Puget Sound
2013: Ohio Valley
2014: Evergreen
2015: Badger
2016: Columbia Empire
2017: New England
2018: Keystone
2019: Northern California Volleyball Association

Best RVA Handbook

1981: Rocky Mountain
1982: Northern California
1983: Rocky Mountain
1984: Great Lakes
1985: Lone Star
1986: Rocky Mountain
1987: Lone Star
1988: Rocky Mountain
1989: Rocky Mountain
1990: Rocky Mountain
1991: Old Dominion
1992: Ohio Valley
1993: Old Dominion
1994: New England
2002: Arizona
2003: Northern California
2004: Badger
2005: Florida
2006: Evergreen

NOTE: Effective in 1995, the RVA Handbook Awards were divided into three categories. Effective in 2002, the RVA Handbook Awards were consolidated into one.

Graphic Presentation

1995: North Country
1996: Columbia Empire
1997: Gateway
1998: Old Dominion
1999: Gateway
2000: Gateway
2001: Gateway

Editorial Content

1995: Heart of America
1996: Southern
1997: Ohio Valley
1998: Carolina
1999: Northern California
2000: Northern California
2001: Northern California

Overall Presentation

1995: Heart of America
1996: Rocky Mountain
1997: Gateway
1998: Northern California
1999: Gateway
2000: Rocky Mountain
2001: Rocky Mountain

Best RVA Newsletter

1981: Rocky Mountain
1982: Mid America
1983: Cornbelt
1984: Carolina
1985: Rocky Mountain
1986: Iroquois Empire, Rocky Mountain
1987: Heart of America
1988: Columbia Empire
1989: Columbia Empire
1990: Columbia Empire
1991: North Country
1992: Florida
1993: Ohio Valley
1994: Ohio Valley
2002: Gateway
2003: Chesapeake
2004: Northern California
2005: Northern California
2006: Chesapeake

Graphic Presentation

1995: Northern California 1996: Gateway
1997: Columbia Empire
1998: Chesapeake
1999: Gateway
2000: Gulf Coast 2001: Gateway

Editorial Content

1995: Ohio Valley
1996: No award given
1997: Ohio Valley
1998: Ohio Valley
1999: Michiana
2000: Great Lakes
2001: Northern California

Overall Presentation

1995: Northern California
1996: Rocky Mountain
1997: New England
1998: Northern California
1999: Northern California
2000: Northern California
2001: Chesapeake

Improvement from Prior Year

1995: Florida 1996: Badger
1997: Keystone