The International category of the award is open only to the Summer Olympic International Federations and is designed to celebrate and encourage any initiatives, projects or programmes that demonstrate outstanding creativity and contribute to the enrichment of sport.
Each year ASOIF members can submit one entry for the award, with each submission examined in relation to the award criteria by a group of referees appointed by the award’s Board of Trustees. The winning International Federation will be presented with a US$ 250,000 prize.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) is among the winners of the 2015 H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards.