Active Wandsworth Awards 2022 Nomination Form

The Active Wandsworth Awards recognises the commitment and achievement of the many people involved in sport and physical activity within Wandsworth. The awards reward talented local sports performers, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs for their exceptional achievements in 2022.

1. Please complete the contact details below about yourself as the nominator and the individual or group you will be nominating.
2. Read through the relevant criteria for the award you are planning to nominate.
3. Complete the empty boxes for each criteria.
4. Should you have any problems with the form please call 0203 9590030 or email active@enablelc.org

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* 1. Contact Details - Nominator

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* 2. Contact Details - Nominee(s)

Nomination Rules:
1. Nominees must reside in Wandsworth or attend a school in the Borough or be a member of a sports clubs or physical activity session based in Wandsworth.
2. All achievements must have taken place between 1 January 2022 and 31 December 2022.
3. The decision of the selection panel is final and will be based on the information provided within this application, please read the criteria carefully for the respective award category and provide as much evidence and detail as possible.
4. For each nomination you must provide a photo of the nominee. Where possible send it by email in a jpeg format to active@enablelc.org as we use the images of shortlisted nominees within the ceremony presentations.

Deadlines:
1. Nominations are now open, please submit any entries by Sunday 15th January 2023.
2. The awards are free to enter. 
3. Active Wandsworth Awards will be held on Friday 3rd March 2022 at Wandsworth Civic Suite. 
4. You must fill our this Survey Monkey form to submit your nomination. There will be up to four criteria to complete depending on the award you are nominating for. Please read below to see what you will need to prepare for each nomination.
 
Within the below boxes you must provide comprehensive information about your nominee that meets the award criteria. You should try and include as much detail and evidence as possible to give your nominee the best chance of winning an award. The shortlisting process is based on the information you provide. Good luck!
Awards Criteria
Below are the 10 award categories and their respective criteria. Please read through them carefully and complete all the required sections below.
Club/Organisation of the Year
This award is for a club/organisation that has:
1. Encouraged more people to participate in their sport or activity and helped people improve their skills and level of performance in 2022.
2. Used innovative ideas to promote, adapt or enhance its programme (including the use of technology) and/or facilities to make them accessible to the whole community, especially during the pandemic, including under-represented groups (for example females, people with a disability, people from disadvantaged backgrounds or minority ethnic groups).
3. Highlight how the club/organisation links in with other organisations, for example local schools, national governing bodies and community groups and what impact that has had.
The Mayor's Award
This award recognises how an individual, organisation or project has increased opportunities for disabled people in Wandsworth to participate in sport or physical activity.
1. What has the individual or organisation done that will encourage more disabled people to participate in sport.
2. How has the nominee worked in partnership with others to increase opportunities.
3. What qualities has the individual or organisation demonstrated that sets them apart from others.
Volunteer of the Year (new nominations only)
The award recognises the contribution that a volunteer has made in their chosen sport or activity in 2022:
1. What role(s) has the volunteer undertaken in 2022 & how many hours a week do they volunteer.
2. How has the volunteer encouraged more people to participate in their sport/physical activity and what impact have they made. 
3. What qualities has the volunteer demonstrated that sets them apart from other volunteers.
Young Volunteer of the Year (new nominations only)
This award recognises the contribution that a volunteer (under 21 years of age) has made in their chosen sport or activity in 2021:
1. What role(s) has the volunteer undertaken during 2022 & how many hours a week do they volunteer.
2. How has the volunteer encouraged more people to participate in their sport/physical activity and what impact have they made.
3. What qualities has the volunteer demonstrated that sets them apart from other volunteers.
Outstanding Contribution to Sport / Physical Activity (new nominations only)
This award recognises the person who has made an outstanding contribution, in a voluntary capacity, to the lives of many through sport and physical activity, over a minimum of 5 years.
1. What is the background to the nominee's involvement with the group or organisation.
2. Please give examples of their commitment to sport/physical activity.
3. What impact have they had within their sport/physical activity.
4. How have they overcome any barriers to ensure opportunities have been introduced or maintained.
Physical Activity Project of the Year (sponsored by Enable)
This award recognises a physical activity project that has increased activity levels and improved residents of Wandsworth's health and well being:
1. A project that has made a significant contribution to supporting people to overcome barriers to participation.
2. Has created opportunities for inactive people to start and maintain being active.
3. Has built strong community relationships and links to ensure the projects and programmes are sustainable and adapted their approach to support the community.
Active School of the Year 
This award recognises the achievements of Primary Schools, Special Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges in encouraging their pupils to be active and develop a healthy lifestyle in 2022. Schools should demonstrate:
1  A creative approach to getting more children and young people involved in physical activity and sport and/or reducing levels of inactivity among young people.
2. A positive impact on the lives, health and wellbeing of children and young people
3. An ability to increase the proportion of young people from under-represented groups taking part in regular physical activity and/or sport
4. An ability to integrate regular physical activity into daily routines for young people who were previously inactive
Coach / Instructor of the Year
 
This award is for a coach/instructor who has:
1. Increased participation by inspiring others to progress in their activity.
2. Used innovative coaching methods and techniques (including the use of technology) to have a greater impact in their coaching.
3. Set themselves apart from other coaches and instructors - please outline their main achievements in 2022.
Junior Sports Person of the Year (17 and under as of 31 December 2022)
This award is for an individual who has:
1. Had significant success in 2022, please list and detail the main achievements, results and ranking information. 
2. Made significant progress in their sport in 2022, please outline how they have progressed over the last 12 months.
Sports Person of the Year (18 and over as of 31 December 2022) (sponsored by Places Leisure)
This award is for an individual who has:
1. Had significant success in 2022, please list and detail the main achievements results and ranking information. 
2. Made significant progress in their sport in 2022, please outline how they have progressed over the last 12 months.

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* 4. Date of Birth
(Young Volunteer, Junior Sports Person of the Year and Sports Person of the Year categories only).

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* 5. Criterion 1

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* 6. Criterion 2

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* 7. Criterion 3

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* 8. Criterion 4 (where requested)

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* 9. How did you find out about the Awards?

Thank you for taking the time to complete the nomination, the awards simply couldn't happen without you making the nomination in the first place. Good luck!

The closing date for all nominations is Sunday 15 January 2023, shortlisting will commence shortly afterwards and we will inform you if your nomination has been successful or not by the end of January.

The Active Wandsworth Awards will take place on Friday 3 March 2023.

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