Online Nomination Form

The awards are separated into three categories and incorporate 10 separate awards.

An independent panel decide on the winner of each award, they judge the nominations based on the information supplied on the nomination form.

Please refer to the criteria for each award and provide as much information as possible about the person / organisation you are nominating to give them the best chance of being shortlisted.

You can view below a previous successful nomination form which may help.

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Cornwall Sports Awards is Friday 8th September 2017, so now's the time to make your nomination!

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Please select the most appropriate award; the judging panel reserve the right to place the nominee in an alternative award for consideration (one nomination per person / club)










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What qualifications/training does the nominee hold in this sport? (eg National Governing Body awards)

NOMINATION

Please outline the reasons this person is outstanding in the award they are being nominated for, include achievements, successes and projects worked on.

Please note what IMPACT the nominee has made over the past 12 months and what ACHIEVEMENTS they have contributed to, i.e. more people playing the sport, successful investment into the sport/club, more volunteers and coaches now involved. (max 1500 characters)

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In three bullet points, please demonstrate why the nominee is outstanding and include the impact of any projects they have worked on (max 750 characters each).

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and confirm that to the best of my knowledge the details given in support of this nomination are accurate. I understand that the selection panel's decision is final and that no correspondence will be entered into.

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All nominees must live or undertake their volunteering work in Cornwall. The closing date for nominations is 8th September 2017.

The selection panel will choose a winner of each award. The decision will be based on the information included in the nomination form and the advice of local professionals e.g. County/Regional National Governing Body officials, Better Leisure Officers (GLL).

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1. Coach of the Year

The winner of this award will display dedication, passion, determination and enthusiasm as a coach/activator/instructor getting more people active.  They will have made a contribution and commitment to participants, together with evidence of high quality coaching/instruction and innovative practice.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

2. Young Coach of the Year - U25

The winner of this award will display dedication, passion, determination and enthusiasm as an up and coming coach/activator/instructor getting more people active.  They will have made a contribution and commitment to participants, together with demonstrating personal maturity, evidence of high quality coaching/instruction and innovative practice. (Age 25 or under on 30th September 2017)

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

3. Disability Activator of the Year 

This award recognises the achievements of an activator/volunteer/coach working to develop disabled athletes at any level.  The evidence will highlight the impact they have had on widening access to sport/activity for disabled people.  There will be evidence of providing opportunities and/or dedicated support within a mainstream sporting environment or a dedicated disability sport environment.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

4. Volunteer of the Year

The winner of this award will be recognised for their outstanding contribution to the community.  They will demonstrate a keen interest in their community and will have a particular enthusiasm and dedication to their sport/activity together with a commitment to club development.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

5. Young Volunteer of the Year - U25

The winner of this award will be recognised for their outstanding contribution to the community.  They will demonstrate personal maturity and a particular enthusiasm and dedication to their sport/activity, together with a commitment to club development.  If they are in education they will have made an outstanding contribution to Leadership and will have worked in school or community environment. (Age 25 or under on 30th September 2017)

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

6. Lifetime Services to Sport & Physical Activity

The winner of this award will be recognised for their outstanding continued services to sport/activity over a minimum 20 year period.  They will demonstrate a commitment to volunteering and will have a particular enthusiasm and dedication to their sport/activity.  They will also have widened opportunities for participation in sport/activity.  Please also list any evidence of projects they have worked on.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

7. Club of the Year

The winner of this award will excel in the delivery of an overall sporting experience within a club environment.  The club will have evidence of social and community development, together with a commitment to club/volunteer development and increasing adult participation.  The club will have created links with schools and be open to the whole community.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

8. Active Workplace of the Year

The successful workplace will be able to demonstrate how they have 'gone the extra mile' to support their workforce to become more active by giving them opportunities pre, during and post work. The winner will also be registered with the counties Healthy Workplace Award and will be able to demonstrate evidence of achieving this or working towards this award.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

9. Community Participation Award

This award is aimed at any organisation (community club, leisure/community centre, governing body, fitness professional, charity or workplace) that has delivered a project to get more people into sport and physical activity. The winner will be able to demonstrate how they have marketed their project, engaged with the target audience and sustained them into community sport and physical activity. Examples of why the project was successful and numbers engaged with would support the nomination.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.

10. Social Impact in the Community

The social value of sport and physical activity can be any way that sport and physical activity can be used in order to help an individual or group of individuals improve their physical or mental health, their individual development or helping people from disadvantaged communities steer clear from anti-social behavior and as a way of fostering social cohesion and community development.  This award is looking for specific case studies in which a club/organisation or initiative has made a measurable social impact on specific individuals and/or groups in their local community.

You must refer to this criteria in your nomination.