The deadline for entering the Preston Sports Awards is drawing near.Advertisement
Preston City Council hosts the annual celebration of sporting talent in the city, now in its ninth year.
Seventeen awards are to be presented during a glitzy ceremony and dinner at the Guild Hall in early March.
Former World Indoor champion sprinter Jason Gardener will be speaking at the event.
The awards are:
Coach of the Year (aged 16 plus), sponsored by BMW Bowker
Club of the Year, sponsored by Surridge
Volunteer of the Year – Adult, sponsored by FWP Architecture
Volunteer of the Year – Young, sponsored by CVS Central Lancashire
Rising Star (under 21), sponsored by Millers Taxis (in memory of Sam McCulloch)
Achievement/Performance of the Year – Junior Male, sponsored by Walker Smith Way Legal
Achievement/Performance of the Year – Junior Female, sponsored by Preston’s College
Achievement/Performance of the Year – Senior, sponsored by Shoutnetwork.co.uk
Service to Disability Sport, sponsored by Ambulant Physiotherapy Ltd
Team Performance of the Year – Junior, sponsored by UCLan
Team Performance of the Year – Senior, sponsored by Skiddle
School Team of the Year – Primary School, sponsored by GB Energy Ltd
School of the Year – Secondary School, Sponsored by Wallwork, Nelson and Johnson
Community Organisation of the Year, sponsored by Jigsaw Training
Higher/Further Education Team of the Year, sponsored by McDade Roberts
Special Recognition/Service to Sport, sponsored by Preston City Council in honour of Councillor Tom Burns
Lifetime Achievement – Aged 30+, sponsored by John Turner Construction Group
To nominate someone or a team for an award you can do so online by completing the nomination form.
Anyone nominated must be a Preston sports club, an individual that resides in Preston or an individual that is a member of a club in Preston.
The deadline for nominations is end of play on Monday 3 February.
The awards themselves take place on Friday 7 March from 6.45pm to 11pm and tickets are £22.50 each in advance via the Guild Hall Box Office.
Note the last orders for tickets must be made by Thursday 27 February.
The awards are sponsored by Walker Smith Way Legal.
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