Lincolnshire Sports Awards – Thursday 2 November 2017, Lincolnshire Showground

Lincolnshire Sport Awards 2017 special guests interviewed by host Delyth Lloyd. Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley and Lincoln City’s assistant manager Nicky Cowley and Red Arrows pilots Chris Lyndon-Smith and Dan Lowes. Lincolnshire Sport Awards 2017 sponsored by Riseholme College, a part of Bishop Burton College and held at the Lincolnshire Showground. Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Active Lincolnshire Date: November 2, 2017

Special guests: Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley & assistant manager Nicky Cowley and Red Arrows pilots Chris Lyndon-Smith & Dan Lowes

The 2017 Sports Awards was yet another glittering night for the sporting community.

Coaches, volunteers, athletes and people making a change to their lives were honoured for their contributions over the past year. Hosted by the BBC’s Delyth Lloyd and with special guest appearances from Lincoln City’s Danny and Nicky Cowley and the RAF’s Red Arrows, the evening was a night of celebration.

View the 2017 winners!

Award Categories

Sportswoman of the Year – sponsored by Belvoir Lettings 

• Aged over 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Sportsman of the Year – sponsored by University of Lincoln
• Aged over 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Young Sportswoman of the Year – sponsored by Ambitions Personnel
• Aged under 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Young Sportsman of the Year – sponsored by Chestnut Homes
• Aged under 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Veteran Sportsperson of the Year – still available to sponsor
• Competing at a Veteran level applicable to their sport
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Disabled Sportsperson of the Year – sponsored by Magna Vitae
• Aged over 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Young Disabled Sportsperson of the Year – sponsored by Lincolnshire Showground
• Aged under 18 on the 2nd November 2017
• Have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

The Michael Beard Coach of the Year – sponsored by Bishop Grosseteste University
• A coach can be paid or employed who has made a major contribution to the lives of people through their coaching and achieved positive results throughout the year. (Please note, for panel purposes there is a separate marking criteria for volunteer and paid coaches).
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Sports Club of the Year – sponsored by FirstAid4Sport Ltd
• Made a substantial contribution to the local community
• Must have achieved or be working towards Clubmark or similar club accreditation and have good school/community links.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016– 2nd November 2017.

Sports Volunteer of the Year – sponsored by Branston
• Aged over 18 on 2nd November 2017
• Have made an outstanding contribution to their club or activity by regularly giving their time as an official, administrator or volunteer. (Please note this does not cover a coach role, see above).
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Young Sports Volunteer of the Year – sponsored by Bridge McFarland
• Aged under 18 on 2nd November 2017
Have made an outstanding contribution to their club or activity by regularly giving their time as an official, administrator or volunteer. (Please note this does not cover a coach role, see above).
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017

Active Primary School of the Year – sponsored by Lincs School Sports Partnership
• A school that has made an outstanding contribution/approach to the delivery of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and wellbeing across the whole of the school.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Sports Department of the Year (Secondary, HE/FE) – sponsored by Lincoln City Football Club
• A department within a secondary school, college or university who has inspired or led change in PE, School Sport or the delivery of sport and physical activity.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Active Workplace Award – sponsored by Ruddocks
• A workplace whose employees have shown great commitment to taking part in an active lifestyle and are encouraged to do so by their employers.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Physical Activity Award (Programme) – Allen Signs
• A programme, initiative or organisation that has made a significant contribution to physical activity in Lincolnshire.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Active Change Award (Individual) – still available to sponsor
• An individual who has used physical activity to make a positive difference in their life.
• All achievements outlined are between November 2016 – 2nd November 2017.

Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by SCS Technology Solutions
• Have made an outstanding contribution to sport in Lincolnshire for 25 years plus.

For a list of Lincolnshire Sports Awards winners 2016, please click here.