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Event Summary


Join us for the 3rd Annual All World Awards honoring the best in high schools sports in Northeast Oklahoma! 

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

Event Details


The All-World Sports Awards banquet is an evening to celebrate high school student-athletes and their achievements. There will be a plated dinner and an awards ceremony for the finalists as well as a keynote speech from former semi-professional football player and inspirational speaker, Emeka Nnaka.


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: 

Our 2019 All-World Awards Keynote Speaker will be Emeka Nnaka! 

Emeka Nnaka is a professional motivational speaker and leading advocate for individuals with physical challenges. He brings a message of determination, inspiration, and hope to audiences of all ages, young and old.

A former championship semi-pro football player, Emeka sustained an injury that would end his career. In the face of the most extreme of circumstances, he chose not to give in and not give up. Emeka is uniquely qualified to present life, its challenges, and its opportunities from the perspective of someone who found strength through tremendous adversity. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services from Langston University recently graduated with his master’s in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma.  Recently,  Emeka was featured on the Ellen Show where he was recognized for his service to the community and resilience through life’s challenges. As a speaker, coach, and advocate, Emeka inspires others to remain hopeful through life’s circumstances, love one another well, and pursue their best possible future. 





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 
6:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation 
8:00 p.m. Event Concludes


Participating Schools: 

Adair, B.T. Washington, Barnsdall, Bartlesville, Beggs, Berryhill, Bixby, Bristow, Broken Arrow, Caney Valley, Cascia Hall, Catoosa, Central, CHEF (homeschool), Chelsea, Chouteau, Claremore Christian, Claremore Sequoyah, Claremore, Cleveland, Collinsville, Copan, Coweta, Cushing, Davenport, Depew, Destiny (Wagoner) , Dewar, Dewey, Dove Science, Drumright, Eagle Point (Sapulpa), East Central, Edison, Fort Gibson, Foyil, Glencoe, Glenpool, Green Country, Haskell, Henryetta, Hilldale (Muskogee), Holland Hall, Hominy, Hulbert, Inola, Immanuel Lutheran  (BA), Jenks, Kelley, Kellyville ,Kiefer, Liberty, Langston Hughes (Tulsa), Lincoln Christian, Locust Grove, Mannford, Mason, McLain, Memorial, Metro Christian, Mingo Valley, Morris, Mounds, Muskogee, NOAH (homeschool), Nowata, Oilton, Okay, Okmulgee, Olive, Oologah, Owasso, Pawhuska, Pawnee, Porter, Preston, Prue, PryorRegent Prep , Rejoice Christian (Owasso), Riverfield Country Day, Rogers, Salina, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Schulter, Skiatook, Sperry, Stillwater, , Stroud, Summit Christian, Tahlequah, Tahlequah Sequoyah, Union, Yale, Verdigris, Victory Christian, Vinita, Wagoner ,Webster, Wilson (Henryetta), Wright Christian, Wynona, SOYLA

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