Golden Matrix Award Winners ~ By Year

 

2013 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   Cllick Effects
Best In-Game Feature   Purdue University
Best Interactive Feature   Washington Nationals
Best Mascot Video   Detroit Pistons
Best Music Video   Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display   Miami Heat
Best Promotional Video   Arizona Diamondbacks
Best Show Open   Seattle Mariners
Best Special Occasion Video   San Francisco Giants
Best Tribute Video   Toronto Blue Jays
Best Overall Video Display   Houston Rockets
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball   Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Houston Rockets
Best Overall Video Display/Football   Houston Texans
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey   Calgary Flames
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League   Hershey Bears
Best Overall Video Display/University   University of Minnesota
President's Award  

Mark Eisenstadt - Daktronics

Paul Shubin - Paul Shubin & Associates

 

2012 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   Moblico
Best In-Game Feature   Houston Rockets
Best Interactive Feature   St. Louis Rams
Best Mascot Video   Minnesota Timberwolves
Best Music Video   St. Louis Cardinals
Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display   Miami Heat
Best Promotional Video   Atlanta Braves
Best Show Open   Kansas City Royals
Best Special Occasion Video   Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Tribute Video   Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Overall Video Display   Calgary Flames
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball   Balltimore Orioles
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Chicago Bulls
Best Overall Video Display/Football   St. Lous Rams
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey   Calgary Flames
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League   Hershey Bears
Best Overall Video Display/University   University of Kansas
President's Award   Chadwick Folkestad - Minnesota Timberwolves

 

2011 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics, Inc.
Best In-Game Feature   St. Louis Rams
Best Interactive Feature   St. Louis Blues
Best Mascot Video   Kansas City Chiefs
Best Music Video   Houston Astros
Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display   Houston Rockets
Best Promotional Video   Seattle Mariners
Best Show Open   Kansas City Royals
Best Special Occasion Video   Anahein Ducks
Best Tribute Video   Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Video Display   Kansas City Royals
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball   Kansas City Royals
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Chicago Bulls
Best Overall Video Display/Football   Kansas City Chiefs
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey   St. Louis Blues
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League   Hershey Bears
Best Overall Video Display/University   University of Oklahoma
President's Award   Chris DeRuyscher, Kansas City Royals

2010 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award     Daktronics, Inc.
Best In-Game Feature   Miami Heat 
Best Interactive Feature   Houston Astros 
Best Mascot Video   Cincinnati Reds 
Best Music Video   LA Dodgers 
Best Promotional Videos   Seattle Mariners
Best Show Open   Houston Rockets
Best Special Occasion Video ***   Miami Heat 
Best Tribute Video ***   Miami Heat
Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display   Miami Heat 
Best Overall Video Display ****   Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball   Houston Astros 
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Miami Heat 
Best Overall Video Display/Football    Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey   Chicago Blackhawks 
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League   Great Lakes Loons 
Best Overall Video Display/University   University of Oklahoma 
President's Award   Helen Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

 

  *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** In 2006, category "Best Special Occasion Video" split into two categories: "Best Tribute Video and "Best Special Occasion Video"

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to  each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

2009 GMA Winners
 
Allied Member Achievement Award
  Real Media
Best In-Game Feature
  Washington Capitals
Best Interactive Feature   Washington Nationals
Best Mascot Video
  Denver Broncos
Best Music Video   Boston Red Sox
Best Promotional Videos
  Seattle Mariners
Best Show Open
  Washington Capitals
Best Special Occasion Video ***
  Houston Astros
Best Tribute Video ***
  Houston Astros
Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display
  Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display ****
  Houston Astros
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball
  Houston Astros
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display/Football   Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
  Chicago Blackhawks
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League
  Lake Erie Monsters
Best Overall Video Display/University
  Baylor University
President's Award   Sarah Rose, Daktronics
    Eric Wolff, Pittsburgh Pirates

         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** In 2006, category "Best Special Occasion Video" split into two categories: "Best Tribute Video and "Best Special Occasion Video"

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to  each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

2008 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics
Best In-Game Feature*
   Miami Dolphins
Best Interactive Feature**
   Houston Rockets

Best Mascot Video        

   United Center
Best Music Video
   New York Rangers
Best Promotional Videos

 Colorado Rockies

Best Show Open 

   Arizona Diamondbacks
Best Special Occasion Video***
   Philadelphia Flyers
Best Tribute Video***     Houston Astros

Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display

   Houston Rockets
Best Overall Video Display****    Houston Rockets
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball    Houston Astros
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball     Houston Rockets
Best Overall Video Display/Football    Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
   Chicago Blackhawks
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League    Lake Erie Monsters
Best Overall Video Display/University    University of Kansas

         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** In 2006, category "Best Special Occasion Video" split into two categories: "Best Tribute Video and "Best Special Occasion Video"

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to  each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

2007 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award  (tie)  Mitsubishi Electric
     Sound and Video Creations
Best In-Game Feature*
   Minnesota Wild
Best Interactive Feature**
   New York Mets

Best Mascot Video        

   Houston Rockets
Best Music Video
   Washington Capitals
Best Promotional Videos

 Colorado Rockies

Best Show Open 

   Houston Rockets
Best Special Occasion Video***
   Houston Astros
Best Tribute Video***     United Center

Best Overall Matrix/Fascia Display

   Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display****    Washington Capitals
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball    Houston Astros
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball     Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display/Football    Cincinnati Bengals
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
   Washington Capitals
Best Overall Video Display/Minor League    Manchester Monarchs
Best Overall Video Display/University    Florida State University
President's Award    Mitch Rood, Turner Broadcasting


         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

        **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** In 2006, category "Best Special Occasion Video" split into two categories: "Best Tribute Video and "Best Special Occasion Video"

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to  each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

2006 GMA Winners 

 Allied Member Achievement Award     Daktronics, Inc. 
 Best In-Game Feature*
(tie)
 Miami Heat
     Washington Capitals
 Best Interactive Feature**    Manchester Monarchs
 Best Mascot Video    Houston Rockets
 Best Music Video    Cincinnati Bengals
 Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations***    The Ohio State University
 Best Promotional Video    Houston Astros
 Best Show Open    Atlanta Thrashers
 Best Special Occasion Video    Texas A & M Athletics
 Best Overall Matrix Display    Miami Heat
 Best Overall Video Display****    Miami Heat
 Best Overall Video Display/Baseball    Houston Astros
 Best Overall Video Display/Basketball    Miami Heat
 Best Overall Video Display/Facilities    United Center
 Best Overall Video Display/Football    Houston Texans
 Best Overall Video Display/Hockey    Columbus Blue Jackets
 Best Overall Video Display/Minor Leagues    Manchester Monarchs
 Best Overall Video Display/Universities    Florida State University
 President's Award    John Adams, Rhino Records

         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** Prior to 2004, category named “Best Original Matrix Animations”

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to  each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2005 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics, Inc.
Best In-Game Feature*
  Denver Broncos
Best Interactive Feature**    Atlanta Hawks
Best Mascot Video
  Anaheim Angels
Best Music Video
  Cincinatti Bengals
Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  The Ohio State University
Best Show Open
  Houston Astros
Best Special Occasion Video
  San Francisco Giants
Best Overall Matrix Display
  Cincinatti Reds
Best Overall Video Display****
  Cincinatti Reds
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball    Cincinatti Reds
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball    Atlanta Hawks
Best Overall Video Display/Facilities   None Awarded
Best Overall Video Display/Football
  Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
  None Awarded
Best Overall Video Display/Minor Leagues
  None Awarded
Best Overall Video Display/Universities
  University of Kansas
President's Award
  None Awarded

         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video

 

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** Prior to 2004, category named “Best Original Matrix Animations”

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2004 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award
  Jamination Productions
Best In-Game Feature*
  Columbus Blue Jackets
Best Interactive Feature**
  San Francisco Giants
Best Mascot Video
  Houston Rockets
Best Music Video
  Palace Sports and Entertainment
Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Best Show Open
  New York Islanders
Best Special Occasion Video
  New York Rangers
Best Overall Matrix Display
  New York Mets
Best Overall Video Display****
  Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball
  Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball   Miami Heat
Best Overall Video Display/Facilities
  United Center
Best Overall Video Display/Football
  Miami Dolphins
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey    Atlanta Thrashers
Best Overall Video Display/Minor Leagues
  Manchester Monarchs
Best Overall Video Display/Universities
  University of Nebraska
President's Award    Steve Warren, Cleveland Indians

          *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

  *** Prior to 2004, category named “Best Original Matrix Animations”

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2003 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics, Inc. 
Best In-Game Feature*
  Washington Capitals
Best Interactive Feature**
  Portland Trail Blazers
Best Mascot Video
  Washington Capitals
Best Music Video
  Portland Trail Blazers
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Philips Arena 
Best Show Open
  Washington Capitals
Best Special Occasion Video   Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Matrix Display
  San Francisco Giants
Best Overall Video Display****   Portland Trail Blazers
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball
  Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball
  Portland Trail Blazers
Best Overall Video Display/Facilities
  United Center
Best Overall Video Display/Football
  Houston Texans
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
  Toronto Maple Leafs
Best Overall Video Display/Universities
  University of Colorado
President's Award   Dave Snitily, Snitily Carr

        *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

     **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

   ***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2002 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics, Inc. 
Best In-Game Feature*
  Carolina Hurricanes
Best Interactive Feature**
  Carolina Hurricanes
Best Mascot Video    Portland Trail Blazers
Best Music Video
  Washington Capitals
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Baltimore Orioles
Best Show Open    Washington Capitals
Best Special Occasion Video
  Baltimore Orioles
Best Overall Matrix Display
  Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Video Display****
  Washington Capitals
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball   Baltimore Orioles
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball
  Atlanta Hawks
Best Overall Video Display/Facilities
  Meadowlands Sports Complex
Best Overall Video Display/Football
  Pittsburgh Steelers
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey   Washington Capitals
Best Overall Video Display/Universities   University of Kansas
President's Award
  Liz Burke Brown, IDEA

         *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

   ***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2001 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Daktronics, Inc.
Best In-Game Feature*
  Washington Capitals
Best Interactive Feature**   Florida Panthers
Best Mascot Video
  Atlanta Hawks
Best Music Video
  University of Nebraska
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Carolina Hurricanes
Best Show Open
  Washington Capitals
Best Special Occasion Video
  Florida State University
Best Overall Matrix Display
  New York Mets
Best Overall Video Display****
  Tampa Bay Buccaners
Best Overall Video Display/Baseball
  New York Mets
Best Overall Video Display/Basketball
  Atlanta Hawks
Best Overall Video Display/Facilities
  Meadowlands Sports Complex
Best Overall Video Display/Football    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Best Overall Video Display/Hockey
  Washington Capitals
Best Overall Video Display/Universities   University of Nebraska
President's Award
  Tim Gunkel, New York Mets

          *Prior to 2001, category named “Best Season Long Video”

      **Prior to 2001, category named “Best Fan Interactive Video”

   ***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

****Beginning in 2001, IDEA began presenting “Best Overall Video Board Display” awards to each of the IDEA breakout groups. These awards are voted upon only by members of the respective breakout group and those winners are eligible for the “Best Overall Video Display” award, which is voted upon by the entire membership.

 
2000 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   Daktronics, Inc. 
Allied Member Production Award
  Stadium Sports Animations (Anaheim Sports)
Best Season Long Video*
  Anaheim Sports & Entertainment
Best Fan Interactive Video**   Golden State Warriors
Best Music Video
  Palace Sports & Entertainment
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Special Occasion Video
  New York Yankees
Best Overall Matrix Display
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Best Overall Video Display   United Center
President's Award   Paul Shubin, Paul Shubin & Associates

     *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

 

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1999 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   Daktronics, Inc.
Allied Member Production Award    Jamination (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) 
Best Season Long Video*
  Seattle Mariners
Best Fan Interactive Video**
  Seattle Mariners
Best Music Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Special Occasion Video
  Aquila Productions 
Best Overall Matrix Display
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Best Overall Video Display   Anaheim Sports
President's Award   Kyle Ritchie, Carolina Panthers

      *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1998 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   4-Front Design, Inc.
Best Season Long Video*
  Seattle Mariners
Best Fan Interactive Video**
(tie)  Atlanta Braves
    Cleveland Cavaliers
Best Music Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Special Occasion Video
  New York Mets
Best Overall Matrix Display
  The Ohio State University
Best Overall Video Display   Seattle Mariners
Honorary Excellence Award   Corestates Complex

    *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1997 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award   Sony Electronics JumboTron Division 
Best Season Long Video*
  New York Yankees
Best Fan Interactive Video**
  Florida Marlins
Best Music Video
(tie)
Anaheim Sports & Entertainment
    New York Yankees
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video   Detroit Pistons/Palace of Auburn Hills
Best Special Occasion Video
(tie)
New York Yankees
    Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Overall Matrix Display   America West Arena
Best Overall Video Display
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Honorary Excellence Award
  University of Nebraska

    *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1996 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award
  Mitsubishi Electronics DiamondVision Systems 
Best Season Long Video*
  Chicago Blackhawks as United Center
Best Fan Interactive Video**
  Florida Marlins
Best Music Video
  California Angels
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Special Occasion Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Overall Matrix Display
(tie)  New York Yankees
    The Ohio State University
Best Overall Video Display
  New York Yankees
Honorary Excellence Award
  New York Yanke

    *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1995 - No competition held, due to the 1994 baseball strike.

 
1994 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Sony Electronics JumboTron Division
Best Season Long Video*
  California Angels
Best Fan Interactive Video**
  Minnesota Timberwolves
Best Music Video   Detroit Pistons/Palace of Auburn Hills
Best Original Matrix Animations***
  The Ohio State University
Best Promotional Video
  Minnesota Timberwolves
Best Special Occasion Video
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Overall Matrix Display   Phoenix Suns/America West Arena
Best Overall Video Display
  California Angels
Honorary Excellence Award
  The Ohio State University

      *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

  **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

 
1993 GMA Winners

Allied Member Achievement Award    Karen Johnson Productions 
Best Season Long Video*
  New York Yankees
Best Fan Interactive Video**
  Oakland Athletics
Best Music Video
  Seattle Mariners
Best Original Matrix Animations***   The Ohio State University
Best Special Occasion Video
  Chicago White Sox
Best Black & White Matrix Board Display*****
  The Ohio State University
Best Color Matrix Board Display*****   The Ohio State University
Best Overall Video Display
  Minnesota Timberwolves
Honorary Excellence Award   New York Yankees

       *Category renamed “Best In-Game Feature” in 2001

 

    **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

  ***Category renamed “Best Original Matrix/Fascia Animations” in 2004

*****These two categories combined in 1994 to create “Best Overall Matrix Display” category

 
1992 GMA Winners

Best Fan Interactive Video**    Minnesota Timberwolves
Best Music Video
(tie)  New York Yankees
    Seattle Mariners
Best Black & White Matrix Board Display*****
  The Ohio State University
Best Color Matrix Board Display*****
  The Ohio State University
Best Non-Sports Presentation
  Madison Square Garden
Best Overall Video Display    Minnesota Timberwolves
Honorary Excellence Award
  New York Yankees

      **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

*****These two categories combined in 1994 to create “Best Overall Matrix Display” category

 
1991 GMA Winners

Best Fan Interactive Video**
  New York Yankees 
Best Music Video
(tie)  Detroit Pistons/Palace of Auburn Hills
    Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Non-Sports Presentation   Seattle Mariners
Best Black & White Matrix Board Display*****
  New York Yankees
Best Color Matrix Board Display*****
  The Ohio State University
Best Overall Video Display
  Pittsburgh Pirates

       **Category renamed “Best Interactive Feature” in 2001

*****These two categories combined in 1994 to create “Best Overall Matrix Display” category

 
1990 GMA Winners

Best Music Video    Detroit Pistons/Palace of Auburn Hills
Best Matrix Board Display   Edmonton Northlands
Best Overall Video Display
  San Francisco Giants
Most Creative Use of the Medium
  Toronto Skydome

 
1989 GMA Winners

Best Music Video    Seattle Kingdome 
Best Matrix Board Display
  The Ohio State University
Best Use of Existing Equipment
  The Ohio State University
Best Overall Video Display
  Oakland Athletics

2012 GMA Entry Deadline May 1
 
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