Ribble Valley Borough Council

Welcome to the Ribble Valley Sports Awards 2014

To nominate please use the below links to access the online forms or to download a nomination form from the bottom of the page. Post forms to RVBC, Sport Development Officer, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, BB7 2RA. Fax forms on 01200 414488 (please mark fax 'F.A.O. Sport Development Officer') or send completed forms to sports@ribblevalley.gov.uk

For further information on the Ribble Valley Sports Awards 2014 please contact Peter Fletcher on 01200 414435 or email peter.fletcher@ribblevalley.gov.uk

The closing date for nominations is Friday 11th July.

Nominations are now being accepted in the following categories:

Adult Volunteer of the Year (25+ years old)*

This award is given to the volunteer who has given up their free time to volunteer in sport in a non coaching capacity. Sport in Britain depends on volunteers and these people help to sustain sporting opportunities for all.

Key Criteria: Hours Volunteered, CRB Checked, Experiences, Personal Development, Impact on other/community

Coach of the Year*

This award is made to the coach who has given up their time and invested their expertise, selflessly, to help those interested in sport to develop their talent and to realise their full potential.

Key Criteria; Coaching Qualifications; CRB Check; Coaching Experience; Personal Development & Learning; Roles & Responsibilities

Community Club of the Year*

This award is given to an active and well run sports club that has undertaken great work in running development programmes which attract and retain participants, particularly those from under-represented groups, and which help their members to develop their sports potential. The club will have worked towards gaining a high standard national accreditation or continued to retain their Clubmark status.

Key Criteria; Governing Body Affiliation; Clubmark Accreditation; Community / School Links; Increasing Participation; Coach and Volunteer Support

Lifetime Achievement Award*

This award is for an individual who has shown a consistent lifetime commitment (20+ years) and made a major contribution to community sport within Lancashire.

Key Criteria; consistent commitment over a number of years

Rising Star Award (Under 21)*

This award is for some of the most talented performers across the County, who show exceptional dedication to their sport and have the potential to perform at the highest level. Nominations are encouraged from those who have represented their County/Region/Country in their chosen sport.

Key Criteria; Achievements; Level of Performance; Personal Qualities; Dedication; Ability to overcome barriers

School of the Year*

This award is given to a Primary or Secondary School that has excelled in school sport and physical activity over the last 12 months.

Key Criteria: Get Set Registered, PE and Sport delivered in the Curriculum and activities offered out of school hours, range of activities offered, achievements and impact in the school and community

Team of the Year

This award is given to a club, school or community team that has achieved success.

Key Criteria: Awards/successes; Level at which the team competes; Commitment to training and development

Young Volunteer of the Year (14-24 years old)*

This award is made to the young person who has given up their free time to volunteer in sport. Sport in Britain depends on volunteers and these young people will be the backbone of sporting opportunities in the future.

Key Criteria: No. hours volunteered; CRB Check; Experiences; Personal Development; Impact on others / community

Download a Nomination Pack

FileRibble Valley Sports Awards Nomination Pack

*winners in these categories will go on to represent Ribble Valley at the county Lancashire Sports Awards to be held in November. Find out more about the Lancashire Sports Awards.