It's now time to nominate people who you feel have made an exceptional contribution to sport and / or physical activity in Essex for the 2014 Active Essex Sports Awards supported by Morgan Sindall PLC
Deadline for nominations is 20th October 2014.
Awards' ceremony 1st December 2014 from 6pm (please make every effort to ensure that your nominee is available on 1st December 2014).
Sports personality of the year, sponsored by Colchester United FC
An athlete who has made a significant impact in the last year at a national or international level either individually or as part of a team. Must be aged 19 or over on 3rd September 2014.
Young sports personality of the year, sponsored by Essex County Council
An athlete who has made a significant impact the last year at a regional, national or international level either individually or as part of a team. Must be aged 18 or under on 3rd September 2014.
Disabled sports personality of the year, sponsored by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
An athlete who has made a significant impact in the last year at a national or international level either individually or as part of a team. Open to all ages and disabilities.
Services to disability sport, sponsored by Upshot
An individual or an organisation that has made a significant contribution in the last year to advancing sport for people with disabilities.
Unsung hero (Volunteer), sponsored by MRL Productions
A volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to local sport. This could be a dedicated volunteer within a sports club setting who you feel deserves recognition for their commitment to supporting and developing the club and its members. Must be aged 19 or over on 3rd September 2014
Young volunteer (U18),sponsored by Essex & Suffolk Water
A young volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to local sport. This could be a dedicated volunteer within a sports club setting who you feel deserves recognition for their commitment to supporting and developing the club and its members. Must be aged 18 or under on 3rd September 2014.
Sports club of the year, sponsored by Wilson James
A local club that has significantly developed and/or performed well in the last year at district, county, regional and international level. The club must hold ClubMark or equivalent NGB accreditation.
Coach of the year, sponsored by Holiday Inn, Basildon
A coach who holds a current recognised coaching qualification (all short listed nominations will be verified by the appropriate National Governing Body). This should be someone who is committed to providing the highest standard of coaching to their athletes and / or to helping other coaches to develop.
Physical activity project of the year, sponsored by Fusion Lifestyle
An individual, team, club, group or organisation who has successfully delivered a physical activity project in Greater Essex which has made a significant contribution to increasing participation in Physical Activity in the community and has had a significant health and wellbeing impact on hard to reach groups.’
School or college of the year, sponsored by Morgan Sindall PLC
A School, college, university or early years setting that gives its pupils a wide range of opportunities to participate in high quality physical education and extra curriculum sport. The institution should show a continued commitment to club links.
Active workplace of the year, sponsored by Writtle College
An organisation, business or workplace that has made a significant contribution to developing and promoting sport and physical activity. This could be an organisation that has provided a significant number of competitions or has engaged a significant number of employees who are regularly logging their activities on Workplace Challenge.
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Active Essex Criteria 2014
To be eligible for an Active Essex Sports Award, the following criteria apply:
- The Nominee must either live in or belong to a club in one or more of the following Local Authority areas in Essex (Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring, Thurrock, and Uttlesford).
- The nominee can be an Athlete or Volunteer who was born in Essex with the family home in Essex but lives outside the County for training purposes.
- Nominees that reside and belong to a club in the London Boroughs with an Essex Postal Address are NOT eligible, but may be for able to apply to similar award schemes through London Sport the County Sports Partnership in London.
- Those candidates who are shortlisted for awards will be contacted by 31st October 2014 and invited to the Awards Ceremony to take place on the evening of Monday 1st December (make sure your nominee saves this date).
To contact us about the Active Essex Sports Awards, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03330 137828
Local Authority Sports Awards
In 2014 local sports awards are also happening in the following areas:
Active Southend Sports Awards– 15th October 2014. Nominate now>>
Active Castle Point and Active Rochford Sports Awards- 6th November 2014. Nominate now>>
Active Tendring Sports Awards – 6th November. Nominate now>>
Colchester Sports Awards – 24th November 2014. Nominations open soon
Active Epping Forest – Nominations open soon
Relevant nominations in relevant categories will feed into the Active Essex Sports Awards. Please note that some nominations received directly for the Active Essex Essex Sports Awards may also be forwarded to the relevant local authority panel for consideration, unless you state otherwise.
Photos from 2013 Sports Awards