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All-World Awards

July 8, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills, Tulsa, OK
Event Summary

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Inaugural All-World Awards

Saturday, July 8, 2017

5:00-9:00 p.m.


Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills, Council Oak Ballroom

1902 E. 71st St.

Tulsa, OK 74136 

Event Details

The All-World Sports Awards banquet is an evening to celebrate high school student athletes and their achievements. Our special guest and keynote speaker for the evening is NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent.

In addition to a keynote speech and Q & A from Largent, there will be a plated dinner and an awards ceremony for the finalists.

Athletes of the Year: Volleyball, softball, boys and girls cross country, football offense and defense, wrestling, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls swimming, boys and girls golf, boys and girls track, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls soccer and baseball. Specialty awards: Boys and Girls Athlete of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year, Boys and Girls Scholar Athlete of the Year, Boys and Girls Coach of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Sportsmanship Award and Fans of the Year. 

Selection Committee
An elite group of athletes is hand-selected by a panel of Tulsa World sports writers. Athletes who qualify for nomination for an award are within 60 miles of downtown Tulsa. Athletes also are eligible if they are from a town of at least 5,000 people and located within 75 miles of downtown Tulsa.

Winners in the sports categories will be awarded a $500 scholarship. Winners in the special awards categories will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship and winners of the scholar athlete awards will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.


Keynote Speaker: Steve Largent, NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks

Steve Largent was a college All-American at the University of Tulsa, a Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver with the Seattle Seahawks and an eight-year member of the United States House of Representatives.And now he’s back where it all began – Tulsa.

Largent moved back to his hometown in early 2016 and currently serves on the University of Tulsa’s Board of Trustees. Largent’s Oklahoma roots spring-boarded him to one of the greatest careers in NFL history.

Just a fourth-round draft pick of the Houston Oilers in 1976, Largent was traded to Seattle after four preseason games for an eighth-round pick.

By the time his career ended with Seattle after the 1989 season, Largent, a seven-time Pro Bowler, was the NFL’s all-time leader in career receptions (819), career receiving yards (13,089) and career touchdown receptions (100).


Largent, whose number is retired by both Tulsa and Seattle, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1995 in his first year of eligibility.


Below is our dinner menu & schedule of the awards ceremony. We hope you will join us.


Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. in the ballroom. Dinner choices are:

Chicken Piccata--Sauteed chicken with a delicate lemon and caper sauce. Served with cappellini pasta and seasonal veggies.

Smoked Pork Loin--Slow smoked pork loin with a peach BBQ sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggies.

Pasta Primavera--Penne Pasta with basil pesto and sauteed fresh vegetables. (Vegetarian option)




5:00 p.m.

Check In Begins. 
Please bring your printed tickets, or e-tickets, with you to the event.


5:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception for all attendees


5:45 p.m.

Dinner and Awards Ceremony


6:30 p.m.

Keynote Presentation featuring Steve Largent


9:00 p.m.

Event Concludes

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Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills
1902 East 71st Street
Tulsa, OK 74136

July 8, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT
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