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It’s Time To Submit Your Nominees For The 2011 Dubsy Awards

For the third January in a row, we here at Dubsism will be handing out our coveted awards for various acheivements in the world of sport.  If you are unfamiliar, you can check out the two previous Dubsy awards here and here.  But the one thing we are doing differently this year is opening the floor for nominations for you, the blog-reading public who clearly has nothing better to do than read this dreck.

If you have time to read this, you likely have read a lot of other sports stuff, and therefore likely have a better idea of to whom to give this awards than our drunken bunch of keyboard droolers does. You can always check out our previous awards should you have any questions as the reasons for which the awards are given. You can also Google the people for whom the awards are named; both are telling, but most are pretty self-explanatory.

Having said that, here is the Dubsy award nomination ballot. Simply fill in your nominees (be sure to include pertinent facts; links to supporting evidence are always welcome, and depending on the reason for nomination, may be required by the Dubsism legal department), then copy and paste your ballot into an email addressed to dubsism@yahoo.com .

There are very few criteria for submitting a ballot:

  1. One nominee per category per email.
  2. Nominees must come from the world of sport, and they must fit the category in which they are nominated.
  3. You do no need to nominate a winner in each category
  4. Nominees should have a national presence – as much as your local high school coach might be a perfect nominee, if the rest of us never heard of him, it doesn’t do any good. However, we are willing to make exceptions for awesome stories which have links to back them up.

We also will be giving honorable mentions to the best nominees which are pretty damn good, but didn’t win. For those, we will post your name and a link to your blog/webpage if you wish. If you don’t wish, then don’t give it to us…

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The 2011 Dubsy Award Nominee Ballot

Your Name:

Your Blog/Website/Facebook Page so people can worship your brilliant nomination:

The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming

Previous Winner: Gregor Fucka

Your Nominee:

The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns

Previous Winner: Former Cubs manager Lou Piniella

Your Nominee:

The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery

Previous Winner: Alphie the Wolf (University of Nevada)

Your Nominee:

The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide

Previous Winner: Former Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins

Your Nominee:

The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call

Previous Winner: A guy holding a sign at a hockey game which said “Are you preganant, Ref? Because You’ve missed two periods!

Your Nominee:

The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated

Previous Co-Winners: Tim Tebow and LeBron James

Your Nominee:

The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility

Previous Winner: Former USC Athletic Director Mike Garrett

Your Nominee:

The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap

Previous Winner: The Pittsburgh Pirates

Your Nominee:

The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town

Previous Winner: Former Maryland head coach Ralph Friedgen

Your Nominee:

The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk

Previous Winner: Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee

Your Nominee:

The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying

Previous Winner: San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum

Your Nominee:

The Vasily Alexseyev Award For Plus-Sized Achievements

This is a new award named for the recently-departed greatest superheavyweight weightlifter the world has ever seen. While many of his records have since been broken, he remains the only competitor to set 80 of them. Despite his 50-inch waistline and proclivity for 36-egg omelettes, Alezseyev is one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen, and this award will be given annually to another big guy whose done big things.

Your Nominee:

The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure

Previous Winner: Xavier guard Dee Dee Jernigan

Your Nominee:

The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given annually to somebody who has been around forever, but never won anything.

Previous Winner: Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant

Your Nominee:

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Nominations will be accepted until 3 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) time on January 6th, 2012.

Let your voice be heard, Dubsists. There’s close to 400,000 of you out there, so let’s really make these awards mean something…we simply cannot let the ESPYs stand as the standard in sports awards. Who gives a shit about what “30 by 30” movie was the best? Let’s make sure we are giving award for things we care about.

After all, aren’t we as the fans make sports matter in the first place?

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4 comments on “It’s Time To Submit Your Nominees For The 2011 Dubsy Awards

  1. Mike Patton
    November 25, 2011

    Man, u got me pumped up to see the Dubsy Awards! I will definitely look at the older Dubsy Awards man! Good stuff!

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  2. David Casarez
    November 25, 2011

    Nice. I will def vote!

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  3. JW
    November 26, 2011

    Already getting some great nominations! Thanks, and Keep ’em coming!

    Like

  4. Bobby Charts
    December 23, 2011

    working on mine list tonight!

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