United Soccer Coaches annually honors those who have chronicled soccer's personalities, problems, games and development.
The United Soccer Coaches Annual Media Contest recognizes writers and reporters with work published in a newspaper (daily or weekly), magazine, website, television broadcast, or blog covering soccer. Freelance writers published in newspapers. magazines or as special features can also submit published articles.
Stories and features published from December 1, 2019 through November 30, 2020 can be entered into this year's contest. Submissions must be received on or before 5 p.m. CST on Friday, December 18, 2020 for consideration. Winners will be notified in early January via email and/or phone, and publicly recognized at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in January. Winners unable to attend the Convention will be mailed their award in late January. (2020 winners will be mailed their awards due to the cancellation of the in-person Convention).
PLEASE NOTE: One individual author is allowed one submission per category, and up to two submissions for the entire contest. If submitting two entries, please use a separate submission for each story.