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Nominate your sporting heroes

Posted onPosted on 4th Nov
Nominate your sporting heroes

There’s one week left to make sure your local sporting heroes get the recognition they deserve in the Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards 2017.

Mansfield District Council, in association with the Armchair Club, is seeking nominations in 10 categories before the deadline of Friday, 10 November.

Nominations are sought for achievements between 1 November, 2016 and 31 October, 2017 in the following categories:

•Junior sportsperson of the year
•Junior team of the year
•Junior disabled sportsperson of the year
•Junior sports leader of the year
•Club of the year
•Sportsperson of the year
•Disabled sportsperson of the year
•Team of the year
•Coach of the year
•Volunteer of the year (this also includes referees, officials, administrators etc).

Junior categories are for ages 18 and under. Nominees must either live or pursue their sport within Mansfield district.

Cllr Andrew Tristram, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Wellbeing at Mansfield District Council, said: “There are so many fantastic sporting organisations who do great work in the district. They will all know of someone who deserves a bit of recognition for their efforts – and also for the clubs themselves.

“So come on, put their names forward. It’s really simple to nominate someone and anyone can do it.”

Nomination forms are available online at

For further information or tickets to the awards ceremony on Monday, 11 December, contact Sports Development Officer Shaun Hird at [email protected] or on 01623 463371.