South Derbyshire Sports Awards

The South Derbyshire Sports Awards are held each year to celebrate the best sporting talent the District has to offer.

The awards also provide a chance to recognise those who have excelled at grass roots level and the many unsung heroes South Derbyshire has.

Categories are included for coaches, volunteers, clubs and disabled participants, as well as juniors and senior competitors.

The top award on the night is the Sportsperson of the Year. The Sports Awards have been running for more than a decade, with the first taking place in 2005.

Nominations for 2018 are available in the following categories:

Lifetime Achievement Award/ Service to Sport

Team of the Year
Community Award Club of the Year
Disabled Sportsperson of the Year Active4Life
Junior Sportsperson of the Year Volunteer of the year
Young Team of the Year Young Sportsman of the Year
Manager/Coach of the Year Young Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year Contribution to Active Schools
Sportswoman of the Year

The nominations for 2018 are now open. Those shortlisted will be invited to attend an awards evening kindly hosted at The Pingle Academy on Wednesday, October 17.

When making a nomination please ensure you read our Eligibility Criteria (pdf, 1.5mb) which sets out the requirements for each award and also includes FAQ's on the event.

To nominate someone for an award please click the green button below.

Sports Awards nomination form

The closing date for nominations is Monday, September 24