The FIT Sport Design Awards 2022 honor the most innovative sports equipment and apparel in the industry worldwide

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, March 24, 2022 / — The renowned 3C Awards Group is pleased to announce the official launch of its highly anticipated new initiative, the FIT Sport Design Awards.

The FIT Awards are the most comprehensive design competition dedicated to sportswear and apparel, integrating creativity, innovation and performance. Accepting entries until December 18, 2022, sportswear and sports equipment designers, manufacturers, textile experts, distributors and visionaries are invited to submit their works.

The FIT Sport Design Awards look for breakthrough sports innovations, durable products, and performance-enhancing solutions that provide comfort for athletes or everyday gamers. The program is an inclusive platform, with specific sports categories ranging from cycling, urban sports and mountaineering, to fitness and sailing, and categories dedicated to textiles, electronic sports, gadgets and electronics. ‘innovation.

“The program will spotlight all designers creating unique sporting goods, focusing on innovation, performance, recycling and upcycling in an industry where brands are cautious about their environmental impact,” said Astrid Hébert – Founder of the FIT Sport Design Awards; adding that “We are passionate about providing a platform where emerging designers can showcase their graduation product design to industry leaders. Having an expert eye on their work will be a career booster!

The 2022 judging panel, made up of top sports design experts, product managers, academics and media representatives, will select winners in each category in December 2022. Jurors include Chris McGrath, Vice President, Global Footwear Design and Development for Timberland, Tom Rushbrook, Founder and Creative Catalyst at Tangbl Works; Cheresse Thornhill-Goldson, Design Director, SEED – School for Experiential Education in Design at Adidas, and Hortense Carlier, Global Merchandising Director for Icebreaker.

Their task and challenge is to reward submitted entries and find the next rising star in the sports design industry! Apply here.
Open to professional designers, sports companies, students and emerging talent, annual winners will receive the coveted FIT Awards trophy, extensive publicity showcasing their designs to an international audience, an achievement badge…. and much more.

Registration for the 2022 FIT Sport Design Awards is now open and will close on December 18, 2022. Those who register before July 31 will receive a 15% early bird discount.

About the FIT Sport Design Awards

The FIT Sport Design Awards look for breakthrough sports innovations, sustainable products, solutions that improve performance, bring comfort to athletes or everyday players, and practices that have a positive environmental impact. The program is open to companies, brands, independent designers and emerging talents.

The FIT Sport Design Awards are a program of the 3C Awards, a leading organization that organizes and promotes design across the world. The company represents today’s diversity and innovation in design. Each program is a symbol of design excellence around the world, showcasing the work of professional and emerging designers to more than 100 expert jury members.

Astrid Hebert
FIT Sports Design Award
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