10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Awards

Bellator MMA: Vote for the Fight

Entered in Social Media for Sports

About this entry

Bellator: Vote for the Fight is a site Spike designed to feature webisode videos chronicling the training of four selected fighters right up to the premiere of Bellator MMA on Spike. The site allows fans to then vote for which two of these four fighters they would choose to face off as the first fight of the night for the premiere. Also featured is "Fight Camp" which is an aggregated display of the fighters' social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram all in one place giving fans easy access to follow and share.Bellator: Vote for the Fight deserves recognition because it is the first social effort in the MMA world which allows fans to select who they want to see fight in a major fighting league. It is a cohesive experience in which fans can get to know the fighters through the webisodes and then base there voting choices on that. It also extends this experience with the social wall and allows them to continue following them through social media outlets. The site was optimized to work for desktop, tablet and mobile devices.


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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow,, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18