On January 13, the Flamingo Las Vegas was the place to be. Compete hosted its 12th Annual Petey Awards honoring athletes and individuals for their work furthering sports diversity.
The evening was hosted by UK soccer official Ryan Atkin and USA Racquetball director Connor Shane, SDLT. Molly Lenore, SDL was scheduled to cohost the event but was unable to attend. The event team was led by Gus Penaranda, International Gay & Lesbian Football Association president.
Jackie Dupree (pictured above) and DJ Axis provided the entertainment.
Change Champion Award
Community Non-Profit Award
Outstanding Non-Profit Award
Community Hero Award
IGLFA Lifetime Achievement Award
Kenyatta Scott (pictured above)
Molly Lenore Inspiring Athlete Award
Caidin Thomas Smith
Freddie Alvarez and Sin City Classic team pictured above.
Ken Scearce Tribute Award
National Sports Tournament Partnership Award
Tempe Tourism Office
Readers’ Choice Award
Nina Cole (main photo)
Emerging Sport Award
Mark Bingham Athlete of the Year
Return To Play Award (three individual awards)
Greater Columbus Sports Commission
National Tournament Bid Award
Las Vegas Gay Softball Association
Outstanding Sports Tournament
Corporate Diversity Partner Award