Angus Council’s Sports Development Team will once again honour Angus sporting stars at their annual sports awards ceremony in March 2014.
Athletes, players, coaches, friends and families are encouraged to submit nomination forms now.
To be eligible for an Angus Sports Award the nominee must be an Angus resident, have amateur status and compete in a sport recognised by sportscotland. For the Service to Sport award the nominee must be an Angus resident and for the purposes of this award, must not be a competitor or performer.
The categories are: Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by Auchterhouse Country Sports. This award aims to recognise the achievements of a top sports performer in 2012. This includes performers that compete on Paralympic and elite levels (must be aged 18 or over).
Young Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by Radio Tay Cash for Kids. This award aims to recognise the achievements of a top junior sports performer in 2013. (Not reached 18 years of age by December 13, 2013).
Coach of the Year, sponsored by KLM Partnership chartered surveyors. This award aims to recognise the achievements and commitment of a sports coach in 2013. This award applies to coaches at all levels.
Team of the Year sponsored by Angus Community Sport Hubs. This award aims to recognise the achievements and commitment of a sports team/group in 2013. This award applies to teams/groups at all levels including school teams.
Sports Personality of the Year Award for People with a Disability sponsored by Angus Disability Sport in partnership with National Oilwell Varco.This award aims to recognise an individual with a physical, sensory or learning disability who took part in sporting activities in 2013. This award will only consider nominations for people below Paralympic and elite levels.
Service to Sport Award sponsored by Dundee and Angus College. This award aims to recognise someone who has made an outstanding contribution to sport in Angus as administrator, official, coach or helper over a number of years.
Club Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by Special Olympics Great Britain. This award aims to recognise an individual within any role who has made a positive impact through their commitment to their club/group in 2013.
School Sports Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by Angus Council Active Schools. This award aims to recognise the contribution made to extra-curricular sport across Angus schools in 2013.
Nominations for the Angus Sports Awards 2013 can be completed and submitted online at www.angus.gov.uk/leisure and forms are also available from all Angus Council leisure facilities, ACCESS offices, libraries and museums.
Completed nominations should be returned to Angus Council Sports Development Team, The Yard, Queenswell Road, Forfar, DD8 3JA by 10 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2014. The selection panel will meet in February to finalise the short list and winners for each award category.
The Angus Sports Awards 2013 will take place on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Reid Hall, Forfar. Radio Tay is again showing support for the Angus Sports Awards by hosting and broadcasting the event.