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The 1 Awards is a ceremony honoring area scholastic athletics from the previous year by recognizing the best Southwest Missouri area athlete, teams and specialty awards (or the "1") in various categories.

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About Us

Springfield Sports Commission

Founded in 1999, the Springfield Sports Commission is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the economic development of the area through sports travel and tourism. Events and tournaments hosted by the Springfield Sports Commission encourage visitors to eat, stay and play in our community - increasing tourism and sports in Springfield. The organization aims to enhance the quality of life and stimulate positive economic growth for our community by promoting and developing the Springfield area as a sports venue for quality amateur, collegiate, and professional sporting events.

Visit www.SpringfieldMOSports.org.

Ozarks Sports Zone

Ozarks Sports Zone is dedicated to bringing the most comprehensive high school and college sports coverage in Southwest Missouri. From scores, highlights, photos, features, and everything in-between the O-Zone team covers all sports.

Never miss a score or highlight at OzarksSportsZone.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

A downloadable document containing answers to our frequently asked questions is available here:

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Contact Us

For questions or comments regarding The 1 Awards please contact Katie Johnson, Assistant Director of the Springfield Sports Commission, at 1-417-881-5300 ext. 116 or by emailing her here: