The 2020 Pistons Academy Awards Party is back!  On March 5, 2020, over 3000 people are expected to attend this celebration of youth basketball with the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena!

The Pistons Academy Awards Show is open to everyone in grades K-8.  It is designed to recognize all the league participants from Allen Park, Birmingham, Brighton, Southfield and the Monroe YMCA. It is by far the largest basketball party in the world!

The event is held at Little Caesars Arena every March and is fashioned similar to the Academy Awards show in Hollywood.  The event includes many interactive events on the concourse such as photo opportunities with HOOPER, Piston player autographs, pop-a-shot, photo booths and much more.  Our concession stands will offer special event pricing and all kids will be able to go onto the Pistons court to watch our dunk team perform! There are no admission charges and parking is totally FREE!

There is also a raffle where a $5 donation to the Pistons Academy Scholarship Fund can win you free participation in Pistons Academy Camps for life!

The show is designed to recognize players in our leagues in the following categories:  Heart of a Champion (effort), League Players of the year, Defensive MVP, Rising Star and Best Teammate (sportsmanship), Free Throw, Priority Health Smart Player of the Year, JR Nba Coach of the Year.


Below are brief videos from past awards shows:

2019 Pistons Academy Awards
2018 Pistons Academy Awards

2017 Pistons Academy Awards
2015 Pistons Academy Awards

2013 Pistons Academy Awards

2018 Pistons Academy Awards Show Photo Album: PART 1 & PART 2