The Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) is hosting the Sports Awards since 1981, annually. Usually taking place in the month of April, the awards are aimed at honouring the overall performance and achievements of the sportspersons in the previous year.
Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) presents this accolade to the best sportsperson (male/female) of the year who has shown great achievements in his/her sporting performances throughout the year.
BNSC bestows this award to a sportsperson of Botswana aged 21 and under for the outstanding achievements made by him/her in any sporting discipline.
BNSC presents this award to an executive committee member of a sports organization, national governing body or a club which is considered to have made a most significant contribution to sports at club, national or international level.
This award is presented to a non-Botswana citizen (sportsperson) who has made an exemplary contribution to Botswana sports in that calendar year.
BNSC bestows this award to a team of Botswana players which has done notable performances throughout the year either at club level or national level competitions.
This award is presented to a sports affiliate who has shown an overall improvement in its players/teams, officials, referees' performances with a planned approach to take its activities throughout the country.
This is an honor for a successfully implemented plan made for the development of a sport in the country.
This award is presented to an Umpire or a Referee of any sport who has displayed a high level of dedication, integrity, discipline and fairness in officiating competitions at national or international levels.
This award is conferred to a coach in any sporting discipline who has majorly contributed to his/her players', team's or club's performances at national or international levels.
This award is presented to an electronic media company which has widely covered sports in that year.
This award is presented to an electronic media journalist who has extensively covered sports in a constructive way in that calendar year.
BNSC bestows this award to a print media company which has broadly covered sports in that year.
BNSC gives this award to a print media journalist who has extensively covered sports in a constructive way in that calendar year.
This honor is given to a camera person of a print media company who has clicked the best sports pictures of the year.
This award is presented to that group code whose contribution to the success of sport specific codes exceeds other group codes.
This is a special award presented to an individual whose contribution to the development of sports in the country is greatest according to the Chairperson of the Council.