Nominations are open for the Winchester District Sports Awards

Press Release: 20/12/2016

Sports awards

 Know someone who inspires others to participate in sport and physical activity? Nominations are now open for the Winchester District Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) 2016 Sports Awards.

Local clubs, organisations and residents are being asked to nominate the best of the District’s sporting talent which will culminate in an exciting evening of awards set to take place on Thursday 9 February 2017.

Nominations are being taken across sixteen categories; these can be made online with the closing date for entries on Monday 9 January 2017. We are looking forward to meeting those people who have achieved in their field or who have been recognised for going above and beyond whether individually or as part of a team.

We encourage people to nominate anyone who deserves some kind of sporting recognition. Nominations for awards will be considered in the following categories:

- Junior Sportsman
- Junior Sportswoman
- Senior Sportsman
- Senior Sportswoman
- Disability Sportsperson
- Masters Sportsperson
- Outstanding Personal Achievement
- Junior Team
- Senior Team
- Coach
- Official
- Club
- Volunteer
- Service to Sport
- Best Charity Fundraising Activity
- Best Project

All nominees must either be:

- A resident in the Winchester District
- Attending an educational establishment in the Winchester District
- Linked to a sports club based in the Winchester District

Pete Leamore, Chair of the Winchester District SPAA commented:

We are now celebrating the 9th year of our Sports Awards and this is an opportunity for us to showcase the fantastic sporting talent across the District. We understand how hard clubs and athletes work and this is the perfect way to show appreciation for those who fully deserve it. We received a high volume of nominations last year so please take the time to do so again and make this annual event a real success.

To nominate please visit www.winchester.gov.uk/activewinchester/winchester-district-sports-awards-2016/ or for further information please contact the Sport & Physical Activity Team on 01962 848 329 or email sport@winchester.gov.uk