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It’s that time of year again for all you loyal Dubsists out there. It’s time yet again for our Thanksgiving-weekend tradition here at Dubsism; today is the day we open the nomination period for our coveted awards for various achievements in the world of sport. For the fourteenth January in a row, we here at Dubsism will be handing out our awards. Regardless of where you are reading this, the fact you are here means you likely have read a lot of other sports stuff, and therefore likely have a better idea of whom to give these awards than do the drunken bunch of keyboard droolers on the staff here at Dubsism.
You can always check out our previous awards should you have any questions as to the reasons for which the awards are given, and if you don’t know, you can also do web search on the people for whom the awards are named. They are both telling and 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, it may be required by the Dubsism legal department), then copy and paste your ballot into an email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can use our contact form below.
There are very few criteria for submitting a ballot:
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/Web Page, Twitter handle, or any other if you wish. If you don’t wish, then don’t give it to us…
Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. time on Monday, December 26th, 2022.
For more information on last year’s winners, click here.
The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming
Previous Winner: Rocky Lombardi, Quarterback, Northern Illinois University
The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns
Previous Winner: Carter Prenosil, Carlisle High School, Iowa
The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery
Previous Winner: The University of Miami (FL) Hard Rock Stadium Cat
The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide
Previous Winner: Jon Gruden, former Head Coach, Las Vegas Raiders
The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call
Previous Winner: Eliah Drinkwitz, Head Football Coach, University of Missouri
The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated
Previous Winner: The Brooklyn Nets
The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility
Previous Winner: Bob Baffert. Horse Racing magnate
The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap
Previous Winner: Major League Baseball
The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town
Previous Co-Winners: Ed Orgeron, former LSU head football coach and Mike Shildt, former manager, St. Louis Cardinals
The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk
Previous Winner: Max Scherzer, Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers
The Artis Gilmore Award for Achievements in Hair Boldness
Previous Winner: Ella Bruning, Abilene, Texas, Little League
The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying
Previous Winner: Greg Long, Offensive Lineman, Purdue University
The Vasily Alexseyev Award for Plus-Sized Achievement
Previous Winner: Willians “La Tortuga” Astrudillo, former Utility Player, Minnesota Twins
The Jamie Moyer Award for Excellence in Geriatrics
Previous Winner: Phil Mickelson, PGA Golfer
The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure
Previous Winner: The University of Southern California
The Joe Theismann Award For Gruesome Injuries
Previous Winner: Khetag Pliev, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
The Dick Vermeil Award For Great Moments in Crying:
Previous Winner: Steve Stricker, Captain, United States Ryder Cup team
The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award
Previous Winner: Don Nelson, former NBA Head Coach
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