Lifetime Achievement Award

There are certain individuals whose sustained contribution to sport in Birmingham over many years merits special recognition. This award celebrates a truly special sportsperson who has made a lasting impact on the region through their phenomenal career in sport. The winner will have made an outstanding contribution to sport over a minimum of 15 years.

Professional Sportsman of the Year

This award is open to sportsmen across any discipline who compete full-time as a professional. It will be presented to an athlete who competes with a high level of skill, shows immense dedication and has achieved great accolades within their sport. Entrants will have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level. *19 and above.

Professional Sportswoman of the Year

This award is open to sportswomen across any discipline who compete full-time as a professional. It will be presented to an athlete who competes with a high level of skill, shows immense dedication and has achieved great accolades within their sport.  Entrants will have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level. *19 and above.

Professional Young Sportsperson of the Year

This award is open to young sportspersons across any discipline who are up to the age of 18 and compete full-time as a professional. Showing great potential for the future, the winner will be an incredible young athlete.  All applicants will have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level. *Up to the age of 18.

Team of the Year

Demonstrating amazing sporting ability and embodying the true spirit of team-work, this award is for the team that have put in the most inspirational performances of the year. This award celebrates the very best of Birmingham Sport’s Teams. A team of two or more people who have participated in a team competition. Subsections of an overall team will not be eligible. Individual teams who have achieved success in their chosen sport as district, county, regional, national or international level will be eligible to enter this award.

Amateur Sportsman of the Year

This award is open to sportsmen across any discipline who compete as an amateur. It will be presented to an athlete who competes with a high level of skill, shows immense dedication and has achieved great accolades within their sport. Entrants will have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.

Amateur Sportswoman of the Year

This award is open to sportswomen across any discipline who compete as an amateur. It will be presented to an athlete who competes with a high level of skill, shows immense dedication and has achieved great accolades within their sport. Entrants will have displayed an outstanding level of personal achievement at district, county, regional, national or international level.

Manager/Coach of the Year

This award celebrates the manager or coach who has made a significant contribution to the success of their team or club over the past 12 months. Their hard work and dedication is recognised in this category and the winner will be celebrated for their contribution to their chosen sport. A qualified coach or manager (paid/unpaid) who has made a major contribution to the lives of people through their coaching or managing will be eligible to enter this award.

Club of the Year

The Club of the Year Award recognises the most outstanding Birmingham sporting club. Taking into account all aspects of the club, both on and off the pitch, this award celebrates a club that the whole of Birmingham can be proud to get behind. All clubs that enter this award are likely to have achieved or be working to achieve Clubmark or similar club accreditation and have good school to club links. They will have committed coaches and volunteers and the club will have developed over recent years. The club performers may not necessarily be performing at a high level.

Community Award

Community is at the heart of the Birmingham Sports Awards. Bringing communities together and inspiring the whole of Birmingham, sport can have a hugely positive impact on the life of communities. This award has been designed to celebrate a substantial contribution to the community, highlighting an individual or group who has added to Birmingham’s community through sport on a large or smaller scale.

Volunteer of the Year

This award recognises an individual of any age who gives up so much of their own time to provide the region with their help and support in any sporting discipline. An inspirational individual and example of true dedication, the winner of this award will be a valuable part of any community. All applicants have made an outstanding contribution to sport as an official, administrator or volunteer.

Junior Team of the Year

This award recognises a school, college or youth team that has excelled in its chosen sport. Demonstrating an inspiring level of dedication to achievement, great teamwork and building upon their success continually for excellent results. *All junior teams will be aged between 11-18 years

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

This award celebrates the region’s very best junior sportsperson who competes as an amateur, recognising their incredible achievements made within their discipline over the past year. A simply outstanding individual, the award is a way to reward such inspirational success from a grassroots level. *11-18 years.

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