Now in its 18th year, The Editor & Publisher EPPY awards honor the best media-affiliated websites across 30 diverse categories in its international contest. Theday.com won for its November 2012 livestream broadcast of the New London vs. Ledyard high school football game, the "Saturday Morning Showdown," in the best webcast category for websites with under 1 million unique monthly visitors.
Theday.com was recognized as a finalist in the following categories:
- Best News Video with three finalist entries:
- Best Use of Photography. Theday.com was a finalist for the third year in a row.
- Best Sports Video: "Tommie Major: Voice of the Whalers" by Peter Huoppi.