Orkney Islands Council's Active Schools Team in partnership with ‘The Orcadian’ are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the Orkney Sports Awards 2018. This annual event celebrates Orkney sport and recognises the achievements of teams and individuals who have had an outstanding year. These awards also celebrate the contributions made by coaches, officials and volunteers who help make local sport happen. It highlights and recognises the time they give up to support others to participate and achieve in sport whether it be at grass roots, development or performance levels. After another fantastic year of sport, it looks like it could be a greatly contested event.
Nominations are now being sought and the public are invited to send their completed forms to: Orkney Sports Awards, Active Schools, Education, Leisure and Housing, Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY. Alternatively, email your details to Active Schools or message the Active Schools Facebook page.
Categories are as follows:
There once again will be a Performance of the Year award which will be decided by public vote. Details of this will be announced in the Orcadian at a later date and voting will be open for 2 weeks prior to the event.
Once all the nominations are in, a panel of judges will shortlist list each category before the final decision on the winners is made by another panel just before the event. The winners will be announced on Friday, 25 January 2019 at the Kirkwall Sports Centre. Tickets will go on sale for this event on Friday, 4 January 2019.