In response to the unprecedented impact Covid-19 has had on everyday life, the theme of this year’s Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity awards will be a Community Celebration. The awards will highlight and say thank you to some of the incredible people, groups and organisations who have stepped up and proactively responded to the situation, helping the people of Lincolnshire to keep active and healthy throughout these difficult times.
The awards ceremony will take place online on Thursday 12th November 2020.
The Award Categories
Active Community Award
A group of individuals from any community within Lincolnshire who have teamed up and stepped up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic to support the most vulnerable members of their community, in any way. Nominations for your own community will be accepted.
Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity Award
An individual, group or organisation that has gone above and beyond to continue to provide sport and/or physical activity support to benefit the health and wellbeing of an individual or group of individuals during the lockdown period.
Volunteer Commitment Award
An individual that has gone out their way and continued to give their own time to support others during lockdown. This may be a volunteer of a sports club who has continued to support their members or someone who may have found themselves with more time due to circumstance and has taken it upon themselves to offer their services voluntarily to support others.
Inspirational Sportsperson Award
An individual who has given their time to support the community and inspire others whilst maintaining their own sporting regimes during lockdown.
Workplace Wellbeing Award
A workplace that have continued and/or excelled in their staff wellbeing provision whilst business has been disrupted with either staff furloughed or working from home and unable to come together as a team in a physical way. Nominations for your own workplace will be accepted.
An individual or group of individuals who have used Sport and/or Physical Activity to fundraise for a charitable cause. Winner will not be determined by value of money raised, more the journey behind the fundraising and commitment to the cause. Nominations for your own fundraising will be accepted.
Active Change Award
An individual who has used Sport & Physical Activity to make a positive change in their life over the past 12 months. Nominations for your own journey will be accepted.
Active Club Award
A club who have actively adapted to continue to engage their members following an abrupt stop to all structured sessions and competition. To also include clubs that have utilised their volunteers to support the community in other innovative ways during lockdown. Nominations for your own club will be accepted.
Active School Award
A school that has pro-actively encouraged sport and physical activity for their pupils both remotely, and for those in school settings throughout the pandemic. To also include schools that have gone even further to support their local community during these times. Nominations for your own school will be accepted.
Social Media Influencer Award
An individual, group or organisation that has made a positive impact to lives of Lincolnshire residents through the power of social media. Nominations for your own social media profiles will be accepted.
Community Champion Award
An individual that has gone above and beyond to support their local community during the pandemic, whether that is personal support to an individual/group of individuals or support to benefit the wider community. This can include shopping trips & prescription runs for the vulnerable or befriending for those who have been alone and isolated during lockdown. This category does not have to focus on physical activity, instead this award looks more at the impact on the wider health and wellbeing of the individual or community.
Key Worker Thank you
A special recognition to all key workers that have kept Lincolnshire going in difficult circumstances, to include but not limited to; NHS and Care workers, emergency service personnel, essential retail staff, royal mail workers, local authority staff including those re-deployed for Covid-19 response. Not Open for Public Nomination
Finalist’s will be decided by an independent panel or by public vote dependent on category. Follow the link above to nominate.