Sports Awards

The Sports Awards is an annual event in March recognising the achievement of athletes from the Ards and North Down Borough area.

The aim of the Awards Ceremony is to recognise, promote and reward local sporting achievement of teams and individuals across the Ards and North Down Borough. We are seeking nominations from schools, sports clubs, individuals and members of the public to nominate their sporting stars for the 2019 Ards and North Down Sports Awards.

Nominatiions for the 2019 Sports Awards are now OPEN (6th Dec) and close on 10th January 2020 at 4pm. Shortlisting will take place on Friday 17th January 2020, with the Awards taking place on Friday 13th March 2020 in the Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex. Please download both a Nomination Form and Nomination Criteria from the download section below (Forms and Criteria are also available from your local Leisure/Sports Centre).

Nomination Categories are:

  • Sports Person of the Year, sponsored by Northern Community Leisure Trust
  • Sports Person of the Year (under 18), sponsored by Trophies By Design
  • Sports Person of the Year (under 15), sponsored by Danske Bank
  • Sports Team of the Year, sponsored by Ulster Bank
  • Under 18s Junior Team of the Year, sponsored by Belvoir Lettings
  • Under 15s Junior Team of the Year, sponsored by BCP Residential
  • Sports Coach of the Year, sponsored by Progressive Building Society
  • Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Eddie Irvine Sports
  • Lifetime Service Recognition, sponsored by Mayor of Ards and North Down
  • Wall of Fame Inductee, sponsored by Ards and North Down Sports Forum

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Sports Development team on 0300 013 3333 or email: sportsawards@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk

Sports Forum

Ards and North Down Sports Forum is a voluntary organisation comprising affiliated sports clubs and organisations.