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FanSided Sports Fan of the Year

By Tamberlyn Richardson
Oct 4, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) high fives fans after a play during the third quarter against the New York Knicks at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 4, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) high fives fans after a play during the third quarter against the New York Knicks at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Are Houston Rockets’ fans the best sports fan in the country?

If you can convince FanSided that you are the biggest sports fan in the country, we’ll send you and a guest to New York City to attend the annual Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year event and name you Sports Fan of the Year!

And with the Houston Rockets celebrating their 50th season, what better way for you to show your fandom!

Imagine Lou Gehrig giving his farewell speech to a vacant Yankee Stadium or Michael Jordan hitting “The Shot” in front of empty seats. Without the fans, there is no roar, there is no electricity, there is no glory.

Last year, we decided it was finally time to recognize the nameless faces watching from the bleachers when we named Dennis Gleason the inaugural Sports Fan of the Year.

What qualifies someone to be the FanSided Sports Fan of the Year?

The FanSided Sports Fan of the Year is a person who exemplifies dedication, integrity and “Fansmanship” all for the love of the game.

What is “Fansmanship”? Just as athletes exhibit and strive for good sportsmanship, fans strive to exhibit good Fansmanship. Good Fansmanship means representing the teams you follow and the communities those teams represent in a positive way at all times thus perpetuating all that is good about sports and sports fandom. Every fan has a story. We want to hear yours.

Enter Now: Sports Fan of the Year

Be sure to read the full contest rules as restrictions do apply. We can’t wait to start reading/viewing your submissions.

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