Charnwood Sports Awards return for 2022!

Published: Thu 11th August, 2022

  • Charnwood Sports Awards finalists from 2019

The Charnwood Sports Awards are back for 2022 and residents are being encouraged to enter their nominations.

The awards, run by Charnwood Borough Council, will celebrate the sporting achievements of individuals and clubs as well as the dedication of volunteers.

They will also highlight schools and workplaces making a difference to health and wellbeing in the borough.

It is the first time the Sports Awards have taken place in three years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cllr Leigh Harper-Davies, the Council’s lead member for community support said: “It’s great our awards which highlight the fantastic sporting talent and contributions to physical activity in the borough are back!

“The awards will recognise the amazing achievements of individuals, clubs and schools as well as the dedication of those behind the scenes.

“They will also celebrate the important role physical activity plays in helping residents to improve their wellbeing.

“Whether it’s someone who has been outstanding in their chosen sport, a volunteer who goes above and beyond or a workplace which is committed to the health and wellbeing of their staff members, submit your nomination now and recognise the fantastic work they do!”

This year’s awards ceremony will take place on Monday, December 5.

The deadline for nominations is midnight on Friday October 7.

Nominations for the awards are now open and there are nine categories including:

  • Let's Get Moving Schools Award
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Senior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Let’s Get Moving Junior Ambassador of the Year
  • Let’s Get Moving Senior Ambassador of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution to Sport, Physical Activity and Health
  • Club of the Year
  • Let’s Get Moving Wellbeing at Work Award
  • Joe Humphries Memorial Trust Award

To nominate online or find out more about the awards visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/sportsawards  or call 01509 634966.

This year’s awards are being supported by Active Together's Let’s Get Moving campaign.

To stay up to date on the latest Sports Awards news, follow Active Charnwood on social media at @ActiveCharnwood and look out for the hashtag #CharnSports22

You can also keep up to date with the latest information from the Council by signing up to email alerts. To register visit: www.charnwood.gov.uk/alerts