Nominations open for Leitrim Sports Star Awards

Leitrim Sports Partnership will be holding its annual Leitrim Sports Star Awards on Saturday, December 3rd. This is the second time such an awards ceremony has been held by the LSP.

Leitrim Sports Partnership will be holding its annual Leitrim Sports Star Awards on Saturday, December 3rd. This is the second time such an awards ceremony has been held by the LSP.

The awards are to acknowledge individuals, sports clubs, teams, schools and community volunteers for their outstanding contributions and achievements to sport and recreation in Leitrim. A special night of celebration is planned, with a delectable four course meal followed by the awards and brilliant live entertainment by well known band, Gobsmacked.

The night promises to be one of the top sporting highlights for the year. Declan Boyle, Co-ordinator, Leitrim Sports Partnership is looking forward to the night: “Again, in 2011, there have been some excellent achievements both on an individual and team basis in Leitrim and we expect tough competition for the awards.” Nominations are now sought and should be submitted to Leitrim Sports Partnership, Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim. The closing date for receipt of nominations is Friday, November 4th. If you would like to nominate any individual, school, club or team for one of the Awards listed below please complete the nomination form in the paper or download a nomination form from www.leitrimsports.ie.

There are ten categories of awards, including: Men’s Team of the Year, Women’s Team of the Year, Best Sports School, Community Person/Club Volunteer of the Year and Leitrim Sports Person of the Year.

For more details and up to date information keep on eye on the leitrim Observer Sports pages or go to www.leitrimobserver.ie