Sports and Community awards

 

Our annual sports and community awards event celebrates a wide range of athletes, teams, volunteers, coaches and unsung heroes for their hard work and dedication to sport, health and physical activity in many local communities across the district.

The awards, sponsored by Kitsons Solicitors, will take place on Friday 1 May 2020 at Dawlish Leisure Centre.

All nominations are based on achievements/awards from 15 September 2018 - 15 January 2020

Submit your nomination for the following categories -

Sport, Health and/or Community Champion

In recognition of an individual or a team who has shown true dedication to a sport, health, or community within the Teignbridge District.

Personal Achievement Award

In recognition of an individual who has achieved a personal goal in the local community such as overcome a fear or defied the odds, exceeding their expectations and achieved success within Teignbridge.

Green Champions

In recognition of individuals, clubs, groups and organisations for their achievements and changes made towards environmental issues, sustainability and climate change across the district.

Coach/Manager of the Year Award

In recognition of an individual who has led a team, squad or individual(s) to success in the sporting or community setting.

Community School of the Year Award

In recognition of a school/college that has shown commitment, dedication and success in sport and/or community engagement throughout 2019. Please include all achievements and successes.

Young Persons Services to Sport and Community

In recognition of a young person who has contributed significantly to their community in sport, health or as part of education.

Junior Sports Person of the Year

In recognition of an individual who has achieved local, regional or national success within their sport.

Senior Sports Person of the Year

In recognition of an individual who has achieved local, regional or national success within their sport.

Junior Team of the Year Award

In recognition of a team that has achieved local, regional or national success within their Sport or Community.

Senior Team of the Year Award

In recognition of a team that has achieved local, regional or national success within their Sport or Community.

Business Contribution to Sport and/or Community

In recognition of a Business that has contributed to Sport and/or the Community through financial and/or non-financial means.

Charity Contribution to Sport and/or Community

In recognition of a Charity or a not-for-profit organisation that has contributed to Sport and/or the Community through financial and/or non-financial means.

Lifetime Achievement Awards (Sport or Community)

In recognition of an individual who has achieved a Lifetime of outstanding contribution to sport or community.

The People’s Champion

Online voting will open the week preceding the event, with voting open throughout the night via the website and social media from the final shortlisted nominees. Every shortlisted nominee will be in with a chance of winning this award. 

  • All the nominees must reside, volunteer/work, attend a sports club or be in full-time education within the district of Teignbridge
  • To be eligible for all junior awards, the individual must be 16 years of age or younger on 31/12/19
  • To be eligible for all young person’s awards, the individual must be 18 years of age or younger on 31/12/19
  • Individuals will not be eligible if they have been shortlisted on 3 consecutive years for any category of award
  • All nominations must be received by midnight on 17 February 2020

NB: The Judging Panel require each nominator to ensure that their nomination form includes all the achievements and successes of the individual or team they are nominating. Please, ensure you list their best achievements in priority order.

Failure to include vital information may result in the nominee being left out of the shortlist.

Sponsorship opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for one of the above categories please contact Nikki Taylor on 01626 215611 or email sportsawards@teignbridge.gov.uk

 

When this content has been updated

Last updated 26 November 2019