Nominations open for Active Broxbourne Sports Awards

The search is on to find the Borough of Broxbourne’s top sportsmen and women, teams and coaches in the Active Broxbourne Sports Awards 2017.

Nominations are open so now’s the time for people to put forward star athletes and inspirational figures that make a difference in community sport. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 15 October (formerly 29 September) ahead of a ceremony at the Spotlight in Hoddesdon on 29 November to announce the winners.

Categories in this ninth year of the awards scheme are: Male and Female Community Coach of the Year, Sportsperson of the Year, Young Sportsperson of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Outstanding Contribution to Primary School Sport, Outstanding Contribution to Secondary School Sport, Outstanding Contribution to Disability and Inclusive Sport, Team Achievement of the Year, Service to Sport and Community Club of the Year.

New this year is a category for Outstanding Contribution to Charity through Sport. This award is open to all who have shown dedication in raising money for charities throughout 2016/17 either on a personal level, or as a group.

Councillor Dee Hart, Broxbourne Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture, said: “The Active Broxbourne Sport Awards are one of the highlights of my year. It is always a joy to meet and celebrate the youngsters and adults who are achieving so much in sport, as well as those individuals who put in the hours supporting athletes across the Borough. Please make sure you nominate your friend, neighbour, school, local team or coach to make sure they get the recognition they deserve for all their hard work & efforts”.

Winners will represent Broxbourne at the Hertfordshire Sports Awards.

Active Broxbourne promotes and develops physical activity in the Borough. Sponsors of this year’s awards are: VolkerWessels UK, Ashbourne Insurance, The Pavilion Shopping Centre and Broxbourne Borough Council.

For more information or to complete a nomination form please visit www.active-broxbourne.co.uk