Daventry District Sports Awards nominations open

Nominations are open for the 12th annual Daventry District Sports Awards run by Everyone Active in partnership with Daventry District Council.

The event celebrates and recognises the wealth of sporting talent and achievements from teams and individuals within Daventry District.

The awards will be presented at a formal evening celebration held at Daventry Leisure Centre, Lodge Road, Daventry on Thursday, 16 October 2014.

Nominations have now opened in the following categories; Local Sportsman of the Year, Local Sportswoman of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Young Sportsman of the Year, Young Sportswoman of the Year, Community Club of the Year, Primary School of the Year, Secondary School of the Year, Long Time Contribution to Sport, Young Leader of the Year, Disabled Sports Achiever, and the Get Active award.

Councillor Alan Hills, community, culture and leisure portfolio holder at Daventry District Council, said: “This is an excellent chance to showcase the great sporting talent that Daventry district has to offer. It’s also a fabulous opportunity to give recognition to a family member, fellow athlete, club member, club or local group who you feel deserves a public pat on the back for their achievements.”

Club members, volunteers, individual athletes and supporters are encouraged to nominate individuals who have achieved over the last year, whether those achievements have come in their chosen sport or through their tireless work to help their club or school.