Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Nominate your local sporting hero now

You have until Friday 28th October to nominate your local sporting hero for an "Active South Gloucestershire" sports award. There is a range of categories:

  • Sportsman of the Year
  • Sportswoman of the Year
  • Young sportsperson of the Year (awarded to members of a Sport England ‘Accredited’ Sports Club)
  • Young sportsman, sportswoman and disability sportsperson category
  • Sports coach award
  • The Sports Link award (awarded to a Sport England ‘accredited’ sports club which has done the most to promote club/school links. Proposals must be independent of the club)
  • School sport award (separate primary and secondary school category, awarded to the school which has done the most to promote school sport and physical activity to young people. Proposals must be independent of the school)
  • School sport award individual - primary and secondary category (proposals must be independent of the school)
  • Team award (awarded to teams who have excelled i e school, adults, Sport England ‘accredited’ sports clubs)
  • Personal Achievement Award - sponsored by the Active Partnership
  • James Clifford Memorial Award (awarded to sporting and leisure industry professionals for innovation, creativity and / or provision of excellent customer service) James was the popular marketing manager for Circadian Trust (who run SouthGloucestershire Leisure & Sports centres) who sadly passed away this year.
  • Community sport award - sponsored by Airbus UK (awarded for outstanding contribution to a lifetime of sport)
All nominees for the awards, which are sponsored by Airbus and the Active Partnership (a partnership between South Gloucestershire Council, South Gloucestershire Leisure Trust and NHS South Gloucestershire to increase participation in physical activity) must live within South Gloucestershire or be involved with a South Gloucestershire club or school.

You can find out more on the South Glos website.

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