The Best of Sports Design: Revealing the Winners

The Best of Sports Design competition is a worldwide contest seeking to identify the best in print and digital sports design. Founded in 2006 at the blog and hosted at since 2012, the competition draws 600-plus entries from around the world each year. During this session, contest chair Josh Crutchmer will reveal the 2014 winners and invite a panel of competition judges to discuss winning entries, almost-winning entries and trends in sports design.

Josh Crutchmer

Design and graphics editor, The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Josh Crutchmer is design and graphics editor at The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He previously worked at The Buffalo News, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Chicago Tribune, Omaha World-Herald and Arizona Republic. Josh is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He is currently the chair of SND’s print competition committee and was the 34th edition competition coordinator. He founded Best of Sports Design in 2006, and along with Rich Boudet, he runs the SportsDesigner social media feeds.