T-shirts and Other Sports Items

As an added service to our customers we now offer silk screened t-shirts in up to four colors!  We can also provide you with various other items such as cups, towels, and banners making us your one stop shop for all of your sporting related events.


Our Guarantee

We guarantee to beat any local competitors prices on the same items we sell.  Also your satisfaction with our work is guaranteed, if you receive something you are not happy with we will fix or replace it for you.


Sublimation is a unique process that allows us to transfer full color images and text onto textiles such as ceramic, cloth, and metal.  As a result we are able to place full color pictures, logos, and text on various items for our cutomers.  So if there is something unique you have in mind give us a call and if we can do it we will!



We offer laser engraving on many of the items that we sell.  From plaques, acrylics, name plates, and many other specialty items be sure to ask if personalization is available.

Other Services

We offer all types of recognition items.  We provide awards for all types of sporting events which include medals, trophies, and plaques.  We also offer numerous corporate and employee awards including plaques, acrylics, and crystal.  This is only a touch of what we offer and what we can do so please give us a call and we can help you find the special award!

What We Offer

Colonial Awards is located in Gloucester, Virginia.  We are formerly known as Village Engraving and we are specializing in custom trophies, plaques, corporate awards, engraving, and many other awards and sports related items.  We even offer competitive pricing on t-shirts!   Our company is owned and operated by the Shield and Cookson families who both reside in Gloucester and have been involved with sports and awards for a combined total of over 30 years.  Our goal is to take the hassle out of locating a place to purchase awards while offering the best prices around.  We pride ourselves in customer service and we hope you will give us an opportunity to serve you.

It is our goal to help our customers find that perfect item of recognition.  Whether it is as simple as t-ball trophy or as complex as a corporate retirement award, we will help our customers find that perfect recognition piece.

 About Our Company

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