Sporting Champions Awards 2018
Sporting Champions Awards 2018
Hosted by Hull Daily Mail
The Sporting Champions Awards 2018 is our chance to celebrate local heroes & heroines from all levels of sport. Presented to individuals & teams, the young & the old and from communities across the country.
This is a fantastic uplifting and humbling evening, recognising the area’s local sporting talent. The fourteen award categories ensure participants in all sports and of all ages have a chance to win. The event culminates with the final accolade of the night being awarded to The Hull & East Riding’s Sporting Champion, the one to watch in the future.
We are always excited to hear about the local sporting achievements that have occurred throughout the year, so if you know someone that is a star in the making, this event is for you.
Junior Boy of the Year
Aged up to 16
We are looking for a boy who has achieved excellence in their chosen sport, either as an individual or part of a team. Their entry must demonstrate commitment, dedication and sheer hard work.
Junior Girl of the Year
Aged up to 16
This award will be won by a girl who has achieved excellence in their chosen sport, either as an individual or part of a team. Their entry must demonstrate commitment, dedication and sheer hard work.
Junior Sportsman Award
This award will be won by a boy, aged between 16 and 18, who has achieved excellence in their chosen sport, either as an individual or part of a team. Their entry must demonstrate commitment, dedication and sheer hard work.
Junior Sportswoman Award
We are looking for a girl, aged between 16 and 18, who has achieved excellence in their chosen sport, either as an individual or part of a team. Their entry must demonstrate commitment, dedication and sheer hard work.
Disabled Athlete of the Year
Disabled sport has proved to be just as competitive, passionate and dramatic as any other, with remarkable achievements and inspiring performances. The nominees in this category must be able to demonstrate high levels of achievement in their chosen sport or discipline. They can either have competed individually or as part of a team. National or international recognition would be favoured by the judging panel.
The winning individual will be someone who has made an outstanding contribution and impact at a club or organisation on a voluntary basis. The individual nominated will have given an unprecedented level of commitment and dedication to a particular sport or activity over the past 12 months. Entrants who also have made long-term commitments to volunteering to a particular sport, club or organisation will be strongly considered.
Club of the Year Award
We are looking for a club that provides both a service to its community and strives to compete at local, regional, national and international competitions.
Clubs actively seeking to develop and grow their club, providing a service to the community whilst striving to compete at local, regional, national and international level will be favoured by judges. We are looking for clubs which have enjoyed outstanding success.
Coach of the Year
We are looking for qualified coaches who give up their time in a voluntary capacity and have seen the teams or individuals they coach gain success at local, regional, national or international level. Nominees must be a qualified coach for their chosen sport and show a commitment to developing their coaching skills.
Outstanding School Sporting Achievement
Schools, Colleges and Academies from across East Yorkshire enjoy not only local success, but also nationally. In this category, the judges will be looking for a school or college which has enjoyed success not just with one outstanding team, but at all levels, and not only in one sport. Those which can demonstrate a marked improvement in their sporting programmes will also be considered as possible short-listed finalists.
Sporting Inspiration Award
The winning individual will be someone who has shown incredible energy and overcome barriers, setbacks and challenges in achieving their goals.
This may be following a devastating injury or fighting against the odds to take their place in a team. We want to hear your stories of immense achievement and the winner will be an individual with a truly inspiring story.
Sportsperson of the Year
This award will recognise an individual who has achieved outstanding sporting success in their specific field over the past 12 months. The award is open to anyone over the age of 18, and can be someone who has excelled in an individual discipline or sport, or someone who has made an outstanding contribution to a team’s success. Achievements at national and international level will be favoured by the judging panel.
Sports Team of the Year
The winner of this award will be a team, of any age, which has enjoyed outstanding success over the past 12 months. This category is open to entry for school and college teams across the region, and sides competing in any sport out of a professional environment. The nominated sides should have at least won local competitions in the past year. Sides which have won numerous trophies, or national or international competitions, will be favoured by the judges.