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ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2018

Nominations Announced!

Published: Tuesday 15 January 2019

With the aim of celebrating sporting success throughout Angus, ANGUSalive announces the nominees for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2018 as the charitable trust aims to recognise the achievements of sporting individuals and teams across Angus.

Scott Nicoll, ANGUSalive Sports Awards Team, ANGUSalive commented:

"The nomination process for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2018 closed on Monday 14 January, with a fantastic 57 individuals, teams, and clubs nominated. The independent selection panel will convene week commencing Monday 14 January to decide the shortlist and winners for each of the nine award categories. The shortlist finalists will be notified by email."

The list of nominees for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2018 are:

Club Volunteer of the Year Award (Voluntary Action Angus)

This award aims to recognise an individual within any role who has made a positive impact within a specific club role in 2018.

Coach of the Year (sponsored by Forbes of Kingennie)

This award aims to recognise the achievements and commitment of a sports coach throughout 2018; nominations for this award apply to coaches at all levels.

Outstanding Commitment Award (Dundee & Angus College)

This award aims to recognise someone's longevity in a role or number of roles within the sporting community, who has demonstrated an exceptional contribution over a number of years. Nominees must not be a performer/ competitor. Former winners of this award are not eligible for re-nomination.

School Sports Volunteer of the Year Award (Active Schools Angus)

This award aims to recognise the above and beyond commitment made to extra-curricular sport across Angus schools.

Sports Personality of the Year (sponsor pending)

This award aims to recognise the outstanding performance at a national level or above of an athlete during 2018 and has shown a high level of dedication and commitment.

Sports Personality of the Year Award for People with a Disability (Angus Disability Sport and Special Olympics)

This award aims to recognise an individual with a physical, sensory or learning disability who excelled in sporting competition during 2018.

Young Sports Personality of the Year (sponsorship available)

This award aims to recognise the outstanding performance at a national level or above of a junior athlete during 2018 and has shown a high level of dedication and commitment.

Group Awards

Club of the Year (Angus Community Sports Hubs / Brechin Beavers Swimming Club)

This award is open to clubs or groups at all levels within the sporting community and requires elements of achievement in competitions/leagues, areas of club development, successful funding applications and new projects during 2018.

Team of the Year (Angus Community Sport Hubs / Brechin Community Sports Hub)

This award applies to a voluntary sports team taking part in a sporting discipline, individual sport or event where they have demonstrated success and development in their team performance during 2018.

All nominees, family, friends, club supporters are invited to join us for the awards ceremony on Friday 8 March 2019 at the Reid Hall, Forfar. The shortlist finalist will receive one complimentary ticket to the evening.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements and efforts of the above nominees at a spectacular event. Early bird tickets for the awards can be purchased online from Tuesday 8 January 2019 with full price tickets on sale 23 January at www.angusalive.scot/tickets. The evening includes a welcome drink, two course dinner, evening entertainment and the awards ceremony. To be eligible for an ANGUSalive Sports Award the nominee must have involvement in a sport recognised by sportscotland.

If you have any queries contact us: AASportsAwards@angusalive.scot | 01307 492600

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