Do you know a person, a team or a club deserving recognition for their sporting achievements this past twelve months? Maybe a relative or a neighbour? If you are involved in sport in any way perhaps you are aware of an individual or a team or a club that ought to be considered? If so, please consider making a nomination.

The Armchair Club, with the support of Mansfield District Leisure Trust and the News Journal is asking for nominations for this year’s Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards.

The deadline for nominations is 5.00pm on Friday 5th November – just 3 weeks way, so please submit your nominations asap

The awards are intended to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements by individual sports people, coaches, volunteers, teams, and clubs from our community between 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021. Nominations are invited for ten categories:

  • Junior team of the year
  • Junior sportsperson of the year
  • Junior Sports Leader of the year
  • Junior disabled sportsperson of the year
  • Club of the year
  • Disabled sportsperson of the year
  • Sportsperson 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 a nomination form to download are available here or by calling the Armchair Club on 07873 026009. Given the continuing concerns around the Covid19 pandemic nominations for this year’s awards are only being accepted by e-mail with a scanned or photographed application form and must include a photograph of the nominee, and preferably a 45 second video of the nominee in sporting action. Postal applications are not being accepted.

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

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