Race is on for awards entries

Residents just have until Monday, November 16, to get their nominations in for the borough’s Junior Sports Awards.

Thursday, 5th November 2020, 9:26 am

In recognition of the sporting accolades achieved coupled with the remarkable talent shown by young sports people across the borough during this extremely challenging year, Lord Mayor Councillor Kevin Savage is encouraging everyone to get nominating.

The annual Junior Sports Awards celebration, which will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shine a spotlight on the sporting achievements of local athletes at the very top of sporting competition to grassroots level.

They also recognise the dedication and commitment of coaches and volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to provide a springboard for their athletes to achieve success.

Lord Mayor Councillor Kevin Savage is joined by Chairman of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum, Edith Jamison, to officially launch the nomination process for the Junior Sports Awards.

Nominations are open in 13 categories: Junior Male; Junior Female; Junior School Team; Junior Club Team; Youth Male; Youth Female; Youth School Team; Youth Club Team; School Coach; Club Coach; Young Volunteer; Sports Person with a Learning Disability and Sports Person with a Physical or Sensory Disability.

Nomination forms can be requested from [email protected] or downloaded at www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/juniorsportsawards