SPORT AWARDS 2021

Nominate your local sporting hero

Do you know an individual, coach, volunteer, club or school who has demonstrated outstanding sporting achievements? Make sure that their efforts are recognised by nominating them for an award.

Each year our prestigious annual Actif Carmarthenshire Sports Awards gives us the opportunity to recognise and celebrate sporting talent that we have here in Carmarthenshire from sportsmen and women, dedicated coaches, committed volunteers, all of which make sport happen right here in the county. 

This year, we are also looking for individuals, teams and clubs who, despite the COVID pandemic, overcame adversity to inspire others to be active during lockdown.

The countdown is now on to find the 2021 winners that will be announced on Friday 4th February 2022.

Those eligible for an award must either;

  • have been born in the County,
  • be currently resident in the County or
  • be representing a County Club or School.

Athletes, coaches & volunteers can be nominated for more than 1 award. We are looking for achievements in all categories from September 2019 to August 2021.

CATEGORIES INCLUDE

Sports Personality of the Year

Open to any male or female sports person. We are looking for individuals who have achieved success at an international level, representing Wales and/or Great Britain within their sport. If under 21 and have competed in a senior event, athletes can also be nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year Award.

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Young Sportsman of the Year

Nominees must be in the Junior Category of their sport and U21. We are looking for an individual who has achieved success through -

- Performance, representing Wales and/or Great Britain within their sport. If under 21 and have competed in a senior event, athletes can also be nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year Award

- Overcoming adversity during lockdown to also inspire others

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Young Sportswoman of the Year

Nominees must be in the Junior Category of their sport and U21. We are looking for an individual who has achieved success through -

- Performance, representing Wales and/or Great Britain within their sport. If under 21 and have competed in a senior event, athletes can also be nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year Award

- Overcoming adversity during lockdown to also inspire others

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Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

Nominees must be in the Junior Category of their Sport and U21. We are looking for an individual who has achieved success through -

- Performance, representing Wales and/or Great Britain within their sport. If under 21 and have competed in a senior event, athletes can also be nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year Award

- Overcoming adversity during lockdown to also inspire others

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High Performance Sports Coach of the Year

Nominees must be a qualified coach within their sporting field. We are looking for individuals who have achieved success in coaching athletes/teams performing at Regional, National and/or International level. The winner of this award will automatically be entered for the Sport Wales Coach of the Year.

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Community Sports Coach of the Year

Nominees must be a qualified coach within their sporting field (Nominations are welcome from teachers.) We are looking for individuals who –

- Devote their time to sport

- Encourage people to be more active in sport

- Retain participation in a local community setting

- Found inspirational ways to encourage members to be active during COVID/lockdown

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Sports Volunteer of the Year

Open to any male or female over 21. We are looking for an individual who volunteers within an organisation e.g. school, sports club, youth group –

- Who has given up their time and energy to lead and inspire within an organisation.

- Undertaken roles involving leading sessions, running events, officiating and administration.

- Who doesn’t get paid for the work

- Who has used the power of sport to make an impact upon their community during COVID

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Young Sports Volunteer of the Year

Nominees, male or female, must be aged 21 and under. We are looking for an individual who volunteers within an organisation e.g. school, sports club, youth group –

- Who has given up their time and energy to lead and inspire within an organisation.

- Undertaken roles involving leading sessions, running events, officiating and administration.

- Who doesn’t get paid for the work

- Who has used the power of sport to make an impact upon their community during COVID

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Team of the Year

Male or female team who have –

- Achieved success at a high level within their sport

- Overcome adversity during lockdown to also inspire others

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Young Team of the Year

Male or female Junior team competing within the junior category of the sport who have –

- Achieved success at a high level within their sport

- Overcome adversity during lockdown to also inspire others

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Community Sports Club of the Year

Awarded to a club that is affiliated to the National Governing Body. We are looking for clubs that-

- Proactively offers all members within the club (players, coaches, volunteers, officials) an opportunity to develop

- Have made a significant impact on developing their sport through community engagement, promotion and fundraising.

- Found inspirational ways to encourage members to be active during COVID/lockdown

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The Ryan Jones Memorial Award for Outstanding Services to Sport

Life Time Achievement Award. Male or female of any age, must be a serving member of a club in the   Carmarthenshire area.  This category is restricted to volunteers only. We are looking for an individual who has dedicated over 20 years to improving sport within their community/organisation, from coaching, officiating, administrative roles to washing the kit, preparing refreshments or general maintenance of the club.

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Sporting Hall of Fame (CLOSED ENTRY)

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