Tacoma South Sound Sports Wins Award

Tacoma South Sounds Sports (TSSS) is proud to announce their signature event, Let’s Play! Sports & Fitness Experience, was awarded the Emerald City Applause Award for “Best Event Produced for a Non-Profit” in 2013 by the International Special Events Society (ISES) Seattle Chapter on Wednesday, February 20, 2014.

The award was presented to TSSS President and CEO Tim Waer at the annual banquet, this year held at the Museum of History and Industry in downtown Seattle.

The ISES Seattle Chapter membership is comprised of special event professionals from all over the Puget Sound region. These companies provide invaluable resources and services that will benefit your efforts in producing a successful special event. Many ISES members are nationally and internationally recognized for their high quality of products and services, as well as their expertise and creativity in the events industry.

The Emerald City Applause award acknowledges and honors Washington events industry professionals and their finest examples of creativity, planning, strategic management, resourcefulness and successful solutions throughout the year. The awards offer multiple categories that represent the different disciplines within the events industry.

Let’s Play! Sports & Fitness Experience is a one-day, community event held annually inside the Tacoma Dome and Tacoma Dome Exposition Hall. It features over 40 different clubs and organizations showcasing their various sports and fitness activities in a “try-it-out” format. Its purpose is to introduce kids and adults to the variety of sports and fitness opportunities in the Puget Sound region.


Tacoma South Sound Sports is a non-profit organization that promotes Tacoma-Pierce County, Washington, as a destination for major amateur sporting events and assists in the development of these programs throughout the South Sound region.