Submissions 2020

This is the 18th Sports Book Awards ceremony, held for the 8th year at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 2nd June 2020.

All sports books, published in the UK in hardback or paperback in calendar year 2019, 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 2020.

Publishing companies generally select one person to make nominations.

Key dates:
Publishers with titles on the shortlists will be confidentially advised 14th April 2020 (date TBC)
Shortlist launch/judging day – 12th May 2020 (date TBC)
The Telegraph Sports Book Awards – 2nd June 2020

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.

Submissions close 17th January 2020

Award categories and criteria