This year’s Active Broxbourne Sports Awards, the 10th in the series, will be held on Tuesday 20 November at the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. The event will include the introduction of a new award and enhancements to existing categories.
Nominations are now being accepted for 12 categories including: Male Community Coach of the Year, The Maureen Ball Female Community Coach of the Year, Sportsperson of the Year, Young Sportsperson of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Outstanding Contribution to Disability and Inclusive Sport, Team Achievement of the Year, Service to Sport and Community Club of the Year. These categories recognise the passion, dedication and achievements of the Borough’s top sportsmen and women, sports teams, schools and coaches over the last 12 months.
To celebrate the anniversary, Active Broxbourne has planned some exciting changes to the event; there are two new improved categories: Outstanding Secondary School Performance of the Year and Outstanding Primary School Performance of the Year. These look to enhance the entry criteria by opening up the awards to more potential winners from schools, including individuals and teams who represent the school at any level of the sporting spectrum. There is also a brand new award called Community Sport Event of the Year which recognises outstanding community sporting events that have been delivered successfully and benefited the local community in 2018.
Councillor Dee Hart, Broxbourne Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture, said: “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 behind the scenes supporting athletes across the Borough. Please make sure you nominate your friend, neighbour, students, local team or coach to make sure they get the recognition they deserve for all their hard work and efforts.”
Active Broxbourne works to develop and promote physical activity in the Borough. Sponsors of this year’s awards are: Ashbourne Insurance, VolkerWessels UK, The Pavilion Shopping Centre, Decathlon Harlow and Broxbourne Borough Council.
The deadline for nominations is Sunday 14 October.
For more information or to complete a nomination form, please visit: www.active-broxbourne.co.uk.