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The West Dunbartonshire Community Sports Awards are open for nominations. The Bi-annual awards recognise, celebrate and honour the achievements and tireless sporting endeavours undertaken each and every day by people in communities throughout West Dunbartonshire. These local people have a passion for sport and the impact it can have on individuals, groups and themselves.

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 9 November 2018 at the state of the art and picturesque setting of Clydebank Leisure Centre.

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Organised by West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust and West Dunbartonshire Council, the awards are now a well-recognised event in the sports community calendar, celebrating sports participation, well-being and team spirit across the local authority.

The event encompasses a wide range of sporting disciplines including recognising athletes, coaches, volunteers and sporting officials from local communities and clubs. The event will be attended by the nominees and their guests, invited guests and members of the local sporting community.

Categories for 2018  

The criteria for the following award categories is based on the period August 2017 – August 2018 with the exception of the Hall of Fame Award.

Coach of the Year

Nominations are sought for coaches (aged 25 +) who have shown an outstanding commitment to the development of sporting opportunities in West Dunbartonshire and made a significant impact on the participation levels of people taking part and staying in sport.

Young Coach of the Year sponsored by sportscotland

Nominations are invited for young coaches aged 24 years or younger who have committed their time to supporting club or community sport, invested in their development as a coach and have made a significant impact on local people.

Senior Sports Personality

Nominations are sought to recognise the outstanding performance of senior athletes who are 18 years +. The award requires evidence of results, successes and achievements over the past year.

Junior Sports Personality

Nominations are invited to recognise the outstanding performance of junior athletes who are under 18 years of age. The award requires evidence of results, successes and achievements over the past year.

West Dunbartonshire Sports Hall of Fame

Nominations are sought for individuals from West Dunbartonshire who have made an outstanding contribution to sport in West Dunbartonshire over a prolonged period of time (e.g. 25+ years) or who have represented their nation on the international stage as an athlete, coach or official.

Volunteer of the Year

Nominations are invited for volunteers over 25 years of age who have made an outstanding commitment and contribution to the quality and success of activity and events at their club, team or school.

Young Volunteer of the Year

Nominations are sought for volunteers under 25 years of age who have made an outstanding commitment and contribution to quality and success of activity and events at their club, team or school.

Team of the Year

Nominations are invited to recognise the successes and achievements of a club or team over the last year. Nominations within this category are expected to reflect how a club or team have achieved excellent performance results, overcome barriers to achieve goals, successfully attracted investment/funding to enhance activities for West Dunbartonshire residents, achieved a level of NGB quality accreditation and/or expanded their sessions to support a wide range of participants.

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The closing date for entries is Friday 5th October.

We are unable to accept entries submitted after this date. Entries received after this date will not be entered into the awards.

If you require the nomination form in another format please contact david.mclean@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

By registering and completing an entry for the awards you agree to the below terms and conditions.

  1. The awards are free to enter.
  2. You may submit several entries across the categories however a separate submission must be made for each nomination.
  3. Entries will not be returned.
  4. We reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information as part of their entry.
  5. All entries will be shared with the judging panel. Personal information provided as part of the entry submission will be treated as confidential and will only be used for the purposes of judging the competition.
  6. We reserve the right to use entry information in media coverage relating to the Awards. All information supplied as part of entries submitted may be included in media coverage.
  7. Please note that the judges’ decisions are final.

2016 Community Sports Awards