Submissions 2019

This is the 17th Sports Book Awards ceremony, held for the 7th year at Lord’s Cricket Ground in early June.

All sports books, published in the UK in hardback or paperback in calendar year 2018, are eligible. However, different editions of titles shortlisted in last year’s awards are ineligible for submission.

Timing: it is anticipated that the key winning titles in each of the relevant categories could be available in a paperback format for the winners campaign during June 2019.

Publishing companies generally select one person to make nominations.

Submissions for the 2019 awards are now closed.

Key dates:
Publishers with titles on the shortlists will be confidentially advised 8th April 2019.
Shortlist launch/judging day – 7th May 2019
Sports Book Awards – 4th June 2019

Please send 1 copy of each submitted title to SBA C/O AGILE IDEAS, Studio 10, Glove Factory Studios, Brook Lane, Holt, Wilts, BA14 6RL.

Award categories and criteria