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The Sports Awards

Charnwood is very fortunate to be blessed with a strong sporting history and community. The Charnwood Sports Awards celebrate the sporting success of individuals and teams throughout the Borough.

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It is not just about recognising those who compete, they also celebrate the volunteers who give up their spare time to coach or those that often go unnoticed but work tirelessly behind the scenes to help a club run smoothly.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

Aged under 18 on August 31st, 2015, this award is for an individual who has in the last 12 months: made significant progress in the field of sport; exceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made a big difference to a team

Junior Volunteer of the Year

Aged under 18 on August 31st, 2015, this award is for an individual who has in the last 12 months: demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to a sport or club; made a strong impact on a club or organistation through volunteering.

Junior Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

Aged under 18 on August 31st, 2015, this award is for a performer who has in the last 12 months: had significant impacty on disability sport; overcome barriers and exclusion to excel in sport; acts as a role model for other disabled people. 

Junior Team of the Year

A team of two or more people aged under 18 on August 31st, 2015, this award is for a club team that has in the last 12 months: achieved success or competed at a consistently high level throughout the year; demonstrated fair play and good sporting attitude throughout the year. This may include school sports teams. 

Senior Sportsperson of the Year, Community

This award is for an individual, over the age of 18 who has in the last 12 months: made significant progress in the fields of the sport; exceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made a big difference to a team.

Senior Sportsperson of the Year, Elite

This award is for an individual, over the age of 18 who has in the last 12 months: made significant progress in the fields of the sport; exceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made a big difference to a team and competes at a national or international level.

Senior Volunteer of the Year

This award is for an official, administrator or general helper, aged 18 and over who has in the last 12 months: demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to a sport or club; made a strong impact on a club or organisation through volunteering; shown a commitment to personal development, team working and supporting the development of other volunteers.

Senior Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

This award is for a performaer who has in the last 12 months; had a significant impact on disability sport; overcome barriers and exclusion to excel in sport; acts as a role model for other disabled people.

Senior Team of the Year

A team of two or more people who have in the last 12 months: achieved success or competed at a consistently high level throughout the year' demonstrated fair play and a good sporting attitude throughout the year. This may include higher/further eduction school or university teams.

Coach of the Year

This award is for a qualified coach (paid or voluntary), aged 18 and over who has in the last 12 months: made an impact in their sport by increasing participation or improving individuals or teams skill level or performace, committed to providing the highest standard of coaching to their performers; a positive, encouraging attitude that has inspired, guided and influenced progression in their sport.

Club of the Year

This award is for a club that  has acheived some, or all, of the following in the last 12 months: gained or attained National Governing Body (NGB) accreditation; demonstrated successful partnerships with local schools and community organisations; evidenced commitment to volunteer recruitment, recognition amd training including increased membership and participation levels.

Contribution to School Sport

For individuals or groups who have in the last 12 monthsmade a significant contribution within a Charnwood school environment and, in some cases, exceeding expectations of their paid/vounteer roles. This can include adults other than teachers.

Outstanding Contribution to Physical Activity and Sport

This award is for individuals or groups who have gone that extra mileto promote the benifits of physical activity or sport and who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes encouraging other and supporting others, exceeding their expections of their paid/voluntary role and has increased membership or participation levels at a local level.

Best Community Sport/Physical Activity Project

This award is for community groups/organisations that have set upa sport or activity project that has had a positive impact for local residents. (Nominations can include Sportivate, Community Games, Positive Activities projects).

For Further Information:

Please contact Will Blance, Senior Active Recreation Officer on 01509 634966 Email: will.blanche@charnwood.gov.uk

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