Awards and benefit

The facilities selected by the jury will be awarded the

IOC IAKS Award for Exemplary Sports and Leisure Facilities in Gold, Silver and Bronze

and/or the

IPC IAKS Distinction for Accessibility.

The jury may award special prizes for facilities remarkable for particular design features or particular exemplary characteristics.


Publicity and benefit

The presentation of the IOC IAKS Award and the IPC IAKS Distinction will take place at the 26th IAKS Congress in Cologne on 5th November 2019.

The award-winning facilities will be presented to the international public with an Awards Gala Night in Germany. Furthermore, they will be presented in a detailed publication and high-grade exhibition to the public at the 26th IAKS Congress in conjunction with FSB, the international trade fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Leisure Facilities in Cologne from 5 to 8 November 2019.

The IOC, IPC and IAKS will also announce the winners in the course of their respective public relations activities (magazines, websites, newsletters, social media etc.) and communicate them to all relevant press across the world.

The Award winners have the right to use their successful participation for promotional purposes.