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Nominations wanted for annual Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards

Posted onPosted on 16th Oct

The Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards return in December — and there is still time to nominate an individual, team or club.

The annual event, to be held at Mansfield Civic Centre, on 6th December, recognise outstanding achievements by individual sports people, coaches, volunteers, teams, and clubs between 1st October, 2020 and 30th September this year.

It is organised by The Armchair Club, with the support of Mansfield District Leisure Trust and the News Journal.

Nominations, which must be submitted by 5pm on Friday, 5th November, are invited for 10 categories — Junior Team of the Year, Junior Sportsperson of the Year, Junior Sports Leader of the Year, Junior Disabled Sportsperson of the Year, Club of the Year, Disabled Sportsperson of the Year, Sportsperson of the Year, Coach of the Year, Team of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year (including referees, officials, administrators etc.)

Further information and a nomination form to download are at or call 07873 026009. Nominations are only being accepted by email, with a scanned or photographed application form, and must include a photograph of the nominee, and preferably a 45-seconds video of the nominee in sporting action. Nominees must either live or pursue their sport within the district of Mansfield.