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Our Awards
Team

Community Sports Project

Sponsored by

This award recognises an organisation that has developed and delivered interventions in the past 12 months and has demonstrated a significant impact to increasing participation amongst the BAME community.

Star

Young Sports Person of the Year

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This award recognises significant progress and considerable achievements made over the past 12 months in their chosen sport.

Celebrate

Unsung Champion of the Year

This award recognises outstanding contribution from an individual/individuals in local sport.

Whistle

Coach of the Year

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This award recognises the achievements of a coach working with athletes at the highest level of performance in sport.

ShootingStar

Inspirational Performance of the Year

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This award recognises a special sporting moment from a British BAME athlete during the past 12 months.

Thinking

Innovation or Making A Change

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This award is for an individual who has used new or innovative thinking to make a change and push themselves, their teams or sports personality further in their sport. This could be a young sportsperson, coach, community leader or team member.

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Connecting

Connecting Communities

This award recognises an organisation/individual/project that has had a significant impact on bringing communities together through sport or physical activity at a local level in The UK.

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Sportswoman of the Year

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The sportswoman who has made considerable achievements over the past 12 months and is a role model and inspiration to BAME communities.

Man

Sportsman of the Year

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The sportsman who has made considerable achievements over the past 12 months and is a role model and inspiration to BAME communities.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement award honours someone who has made a major impact on the world of sport during their lifetime. There is no vote. It is in the gift of the Judging Panel to choose the winner.