Nominations are open for the Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards 2017!
Last year’s inaugural Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards were a resounding success, with a host of Scottish sports stars present and recognised for their part in making Scotland such a successful and proud sporting nation. Now is the time to nominate your 2017 winners, with the closing date for the following awards fast approaching:
Nominations for these awards close on Monday 19 June.
This is your chance to ensure the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes are recognised and have their moment in the limelight. Are you inspired by a dedicated volunteer or proud of a sports group in your community? Does your local school go above and beyond for its pupils? Download a nomination form to nominate someone today and tell us why they should be rewarded for their success, dedication or impact on Scottish sport.
Nominations for Male Athlete, Female Athlete, Para-Sport Athlete, Young Athlete, Coach and Team of the Year will close on 7 August.
From the nominations received, up to three finalists in each category will be short-listed and invited as guests of Team Scotland to the Awards – a star-studded celebration of Scottish sport on Thursday 21 September, 2017.
Help us to fly the flag for Scotland as we celebrate our country’s greatest sporting achievements over the last 12 months, with funds being raised to help the Scottish Commonwealth Games Youth Trust support our athletes of the future.
The centrepiece of the evening will be an in-depth interview with Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian, rower, Dame Katherine Grainger DBE, as we explore some of the challenges facing Scottish sport. BBC Sport, presenter Hazel Irvine will tease out the issues and highlight the important contribution sport makes to all our lives.
Last year’s event reached full capacity and tickets are selling fast for 2017. The impressive, world-class facilities at EICC will, once again, host this special evening of sporting celebrations, drinks reception, dinner and entertainment. Book now to ensure you are part of the celebrations.