Alpha Awards

The Alpha Awards are SSAC’s annual awards Gala recognizing the use of analytics in sports, and the winners of our own competitions (research papers, Evolution of Sport, and First Pitch).

Awards are selected by the conference’s advisory board, and include:

  • Alpha Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Alpha Award for Best Analytics Organization
  • Alpha Award for Best Trade or Free Agent Signing
  • Alpha Award for Best Analytics Innovation/Technology
  • Best Research Paper
  • Hackathon Winners (Student and Open Divisions)
  • Trade Show Business Competition
  • First Pitch Case Competition

Past Award Winners