Nominations Open for the Sporting Achievement Awards 2016
Thursday, 3 November, 2016
The Guernsey Sports Commission is once again asking for nominations for the annual Sporting Achievement Awards. The awards serves as a time when all of our islands sports stars can join together to celebrate the best sporting achievements from the previous calendar year, while showcasing what Guernsey sport offers the local community.
The awards evening will be held on Thursday 12th of January 2017 in the David Ferguson Hall at Beau Sejour at 6.30pm and are free to attend. On the night 11 awards will be presented to both junior and senior sports people, teams and coaches.
Send your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of 150 words detailing their sporting achievements. The closing date for nominations is 9:00 a.m. on Monday 12th of December 2016.
Please make sure that the person you are nominating is being nominated for the correct award, from the below list:
Guernsey Sports Commission Trophy – The outstanding performer of the year.
Richard Burton Salver – Awarded for the outstanding individual sporting achievement of the year by a sportsman resident in Guernsey.
Guernsey Brewery Salver – Awarded for the outstanding individual sporting achievement of the year by a sportswoman resident in Guernsey.
Sir John Loveridge Trophy – Awarded for the sportsperson making the greatest progress in the year. There is no age limit but the person will normally be resident in Guernsey and not have won an individual Commission Trophy for the year.
Guernsey Sports Commission Small Team Trophy (4 competitors and Under) – Awarded for the outstanding team performance of the year to a team containing four or less competitors comprising of solely Guernsey residents
Guernsey Sports Commission Team Trophy (Over 4 competitors) – Awarded for the outstanding team performance of the year containing more than four competitors comprising of solely Guernsey residents.
Lambourne Shield – Awarded for an outstanding individual sporting achievement of the year by a boy or girl aged not less than eleven years and not more than eighteen years of age and is a resident of Guernsey.
Beau Sejour Trophy – Awarded for the outstanding team performance of the year by a team comprised solely of Guernsey residents aged less than eighteen years of age.
Dave Dorey Memorial Trophy – Awarded to the sport or the individual from that sport who has been involved in coaching and / or development and made an outstanding contribution to that sport
Sport Guernsey and Nautical Guernsey Shield – Awarded to the year’s outstanding event organiser. This can be an individual, an event team leader, club or association who organised a sporting or nautical event in Guernsey in 2016.
Para-sport Awards Categories:
The Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Trophy for the Sports Achiever of the Year with a Physical Impairment
The Sports Achiever of the Year with an Intellectual Impairment
Please include in the citations a brief background into how the nominees’ impairment affects their training, performance and the positive impact sport has on their life.