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Sports Recognition Awards 2012

The hunt is on to find Mansfield's next big sporting stars to follow in the footsteps of local sport heroes, Rebecca Adlington, Ollie Hynd, Sam Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw.

Mansfield District Council, in association with the Armchair Club, is asking for nominations for this year's Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards.

Ten awards are up for grabs at this year's presentation evening, which will take place on Monday 3 December.

The awards are intended to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements by sports people from throughout the District over the past year.

Nominations are being taken for ten categories:

  • Junior team of the year
  • Junior sportspersons of the year
  • Junior sports leader of the year
  • Junior disabled sportspersons of the year
  • Club of the year
  • Disabled sportspersons of the year
  • Sports person of the year
  • Coach of the year
  • Team of the year
  • Volunteer of the year (this also includes referees, officials, administrators etc)

Further information and entry forms are available from sports / leisure centres across the District, or by calling Sports Facilitator Officer Martin Cook on 01623 463 026, alternatively you can fill in an application form online at

The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 19 November.

Nominees must either live or pursue their sport within the Mansfield District.

Published 04 October 2012

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