Hello there sports folk! Jerm here with another Tampa Bay Sports and event update for ya! The 2009 NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament, held in Tampa last year, has been nominated by the readers of SportsTravel magazine as one of the World's best sporting events. Each year, SportsTravel presents awards for the World's best sporting events, which is based on votes by readers.

Criteria for nomination and voting include superior organization of and attendance at the event, a superior experience for the competitors and/or spectators at the event, and how the site or venue served to enhance the event.

Voting is open now through Sept. 13, 2010, and those who wish to vote can go to www.SportsTravelMagazine.com and click on the "SportsTravel Awards" button. It takes less than two minutes to cast your vote for Tampa Bay to have one of the world's best sporting events. The winners of the SportsTravel Awards will be presented at the TEAMS '10 Conference & Expo, Oct. 18-22, in Charlotte, N.C.

That's all for now, but be sure keep checking back for updates on past present and future sports related Tampa Bay area events, and don't forget to log on and cast your vote for Tampa Bay!