Nominations for Sports Awards 2013 are now open

By NickiBlake on July 29th, 2013 - comments

Following a fantastic sporting year for Britain, Active Lincolnshires Partnership would like to know who you think should be recognised for their outstanding contribution to sport in the county.

The nominations for the Active Lincolnshires Awards 2013, which are sponsored by Lincolnshire Media, are now open and after a hugely successful year for Britain, now is the chance to nominate someone who you feel deserves to recognised in Lincolnshire.

From volunteering, to personalities, to clubs and education, get your nomination in for someone who you think has been outstanding in their field.

This year, the categories for the Sports Awards 2013 are as follows:

  • Sportsman of the Year
  • Sportswoman of the Year
  • Young Sportsman of the Year
  • Young Sportswoman of the Year
  • Veteran Sportsperson of the Year
  • Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
  • Young Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Sports Club of the Year
  • Sports Volunteer of the Year
  • Young Sports Volunteer
  • Sports Educator
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Contribution to Physical Activity
  • Active 4 Health Award

Marc Rhodes, Events Officer at Active Lincolnshires Partnership, said: “Last year was the ultimate year for sport in Britain because of the London 2012 Olympics, but 2013 has proved that it doesn’t stop there. Once again, we have seen some fantastic achievements in sport, not just nationally, but locally as well and now’s the time showcase these achievements in the Sports Awards 2013.

“The Active Lincolnshires Awards, in partnership with Lincolnshire Media, recognises sportspeople from across the county for their sporting achievements in the last 12 months. We know that there are lots of talented sportsmen and women in our county, and this is our chance to honour their accomplishments and present them with an award at our annual awards ceremony.”

Forms can be found in the Lincolnshire Echo, online at or by contacting the Active Lincolnshires Partnership on 01522 585580.