Nominations sought for Leitrim Sports Star Awards

Do you know someone who deserves a ‘Leitrim Sports Star Award’?

Do you know someone who deserves a ‘Leitrim Sports Star Award’?

Leitrim Sports Partnership will be holding its fourth annual Leitrim Sports Star Awards on Saturday, November 9, in the Landmark Hotel.

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 by Leitrim Sports Partnership with a four course meal, followed by the awards and other entertainment.

Nominations are now sought and should be submitted Leitrim Sports Partnership, Áras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon. The closing date for receipt of nominations is Wednesday, October 16.

If you would like to nominate any Individual/School/Club /Team for one of the Awards listed below please complete the nomination form on P. 66 or download a nomination form from www.leitrimsports.ie and submit to Leitrim Sports Partnership.

The categories are:

1. Sports Individual Junior

2.Sports Individual Senior

3.Juvenile Team of Year,

4.Men’s Team of the Year,

5.Women’s Team of the Year

6.Best Sports School

7. Community Person/Club Volunteer of the Year

8.Special Achievement Award

9. Hall of Fame

10. Leitrim Sports Person of the Year.

Community Person/Club Volunteer of the Year and Exceptional Services to Sport and Recreation are two such categories. Nominations are sought for people who organise community events that promote physical activity or people who give their time voluntarily to train teams, run clubs, have kits ready or who keep the pitches/facilities looking well for the big match days.

Nominations will be shortlisted by our guest panel of judges to three per category. The winner in each category will be announced on the night. Each winner will receive a specially handcrafted award and these awards will be presented by each of our generous sponsors.

Tickets for the Leitrim Sports Star Awards, priced at a very reasonable €35 can be purchased from Leitrim Sports Partnership and will also be available to buy online at www.leitrimsports.ie.

Should you require assistance with the nomination process, please feel free to contact us at any stage by calling 071 9650498 or emailing sports@leitrimcoco.ie.