Active Sports York Awards 2018
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Posted By : David Winterburn, League Secretary

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Nominations are now open for this year’s Active York Sport Awards until 9th February 2018.

A copy of the criteria and a Nomination Form can be found in the documents section.

“Active York is the city’s sport and active leisure partnership and is working to encourage people to be more active, more often. It aims to help the people of the city be more aware of the health benefits of physical activity and to ensure coaching and development opportunities exist for people to improve their performance and to enable them to compete at the highest level.

With some exciting new categories for this year, now is a great time to get involved in the awards and to help us celebrate sport in York!

The 2018 Awards will recognise outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers, schools, workplaces, inspirational people and groups, and local teams and clubs with over 16 categories:

  • Young Male Sportsperson U18,
  • Young Female Sportsperson U18,
  • Young Disabled Sportsperson U18,
  • Team/Club Award,
  • Student Sportsperson (16+),
  • Sportsman, Sportswoman,
  • Disabled Sportsperson,
  • Junior Team/Club,
  • Coach of the Year,
  • Volunteer of the Year,
  • Active Primary School of the Year,
  • Active Secondary School of the Year,
  • Youth Group Provider of the Year,
  • Active in York Award
  • Outstanding Contribution to Sport.

Awards will be judged by Active York Board, which includes sporting partners from across the city, during February, and the leading nominees will be announced in the local media.

The leading nominees in each category will also be invited to attend the Active York Sports Awards event. The ceremony will take place at the University of York on Thursday, 22 March 2018 where the winners will be announced.

The nomination form is simple and relatively short with a word count on key sections. You can submit as many nominations as you like. Each nomination must be for one category only. Please know that every nomination is worthwhile."

The Award criteria and nomination form are attached.

If you require more information please visit or contact

We would love to hear from you with any nominations that you may have.

Paula Stainton
Active York Chairperson
Foundation Manager
York City Football Club Foundation

‘YCFC Foundation supports the local community by providing sport and physical activity; educational; social and healthy lifestyle opportunities, and ensuring that our contributions have a realistic opportunity of making a positive impact.’

Charity no. 1159325 | Bootham Crescent, York, YO30 7AQ | T: 01904 559508 

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