Media Award

Natural Resources Award

*Facility Awards

*Population Categories:

25,000 or Less

25,001 - 100,000

100,001 or More

Outstanding Public Official Award

Park Professional Award

Outstanding Professional Award

0,000 or Less

10,000 - 100,000

100,000 or More

Outstanding Program Awards

The same criteria form is used for the below programs/events

NEW in 2024-Agencies can submit multiple submittals, however the

same program cannot win multiple program categories.

Aquatics Program

Active Adult 50+ Program
Adaptive Program
Cultural Awareness Program
Educational Program
Sports Program
Youth Enrichment Program

  *Community or Neighborhood Special Event

    * Three special events will be awarded based on the following population categories:

    25,000 or Less

    25,001 - 100,000

    100,001 or More

    Partnership Award

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    Volunteer of the Year Award


    Registration Opens October 1st 2023

    Early Bird April 1st 2024

    Regular Deadline April 28th 2024

    One form per submission and payment is required with a credit card before the form can be sent. 

    Please use the link above or the form below to submit your application. 

    Application will automatically close and not be available after the posted deadlines.



    Contact Jamie Sullivan 

    Awards and Citations Chair

    Awards Presentation

    Winners will be announced at the APRA Annual State Conference.

    Anyone wishing to attend the event must be registered/paid in advance


    12950 N 7th Street  |  Phoenix AZ 85022


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