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2017 Sports Awards - Nominations Update

Whilst the University of Brighton Sports Awards Dinner will not be taking place this year, the Sports Federation are still looking to announce this year’s winners. Nominations are now open throughout May and this year’s winners will be announced on Tuesday 6th June.

 

 Awards on offer:

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

• Any club, team or individual can win this award. They must have shown a big improvement or have done exceptionally well in their given sport, exceeding all expectations. This could be in terms of performance, club participation or any club activity.

 

CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARD

• Both competitive and non-competitive clubs are eligible for this award. A club may nominate itself or another club. The award is for outstanding excellence in every aspect of the club’s activities throughout the year. This could be in terms of performance, club participation, fund-raising, community engagement or a number of these factors.

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

• The most successful team awarded for sporting achievement. A club may nominate a team of its own or a team from another club. This is based on success in terms of sporting performance and must be a singular team and not a club.

 

PHILANTHROPY AWARD

• Awarded to a club, team or individual who through their involvement in sports activities has shown outstanding civic responsibility as demonstrated by contributions of financial resources and/or voluntary commitment of time.

 

COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD

• To be awarded to the most successful coach of a sporting team at the University. Factors such as sporting outcomes and commitment will be considered.

 

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

• To be awarded to a volunteer who has demonstrated commitment and dedication to internal or external sports groups.

 

SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR’S AWARD

• To be awarded to an individual who has given exemplary service as an administrator to their team / club. This could be though ensuring health & safety, organising club activities and generally the behind the scenes support.

 

FULL COLOUR

To be eligible for a full colour an individual:

• must have represented British Universities, Home Nations or National team

• must have played in 80% of all possible 1st team games (or highest team on your campus)

• must have given at least 1 years’ service to club or duration of course.

• For individual sports they must have finished in a top 3 position at a recognised national championships in a senior or advanced category

 

HALF COLOUR

To be eligible for a half-colour an individual:

• must have represented BUCS divisional or regional squad

• must have played 80% of all possible 1st team games (or highest team on your campus)

• must have given at least 1 year service to club or duration of course

 

Nominations are now being accepted for the above awards. Nominations can be made by anyone. Please be aware that award winners are selected based on the quality of the application not the number of times a person, team or club are nominated. Please use the award criteria to select which award category your nomination falls in. Award winners are selected by a panel made up of staff members, student and Students' Union representatives.

 

Nomination deadline is: Wednesday 31st May

Nominations made in the previous nomination window earlier this year will be included for consideration. There is no need to re-submit a nomination if you have done this already.

 

To nominate click the link below.