Forth Valley Disability Sport - Awards 2020

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Forth Valley Disability Sport Awards will be held virtually, in partnership with Scottish Disability Sport, and will recognise the commitment, achievement and contribution that our athletes, coaches, volunteers and clubs have made to our community in Forth Valley in 2020, in a range of categories:

Nomination Criteria

Any individual nominated must be resident in Forth Valley (Stirling, Clackmannanshire, Falkirk) or a member of a club affiliated to Forth Valley Disability Sport. Clubs nominated must be affiliated to Forth Valley Disability Sport.

The sporting year is defined as the year prior to the closing date for nominations. The closing date for nominations is Friday, 22nd January 2021.

The award winners and shortlisted nominations will be at the discretion of the awards selection panel and their decision will be final.

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony will take place virtually on the evening of Monday, 22nd February 2021.

FVDS Awards

  • Legend Award

    Lockdown Legend Awards

    • This award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional qualities of determination, commitment and leadership during the 2020 Lockdown. While encouraging others to keep active and stay positive in a range of different ways.
  • Coach Award

    Coach of the Year

    Coach of the Year will be awarded to the coach who, by using a player centred approach has:

    • been responsible for identifying and nurturing talent.
    • ensured that athletes or teams with emerging talent have made an impact at district, regional or national level.

Volunteer Awards

  • Volunteer of the Year

    This award will be made to a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to their club, in recognition of their commitment this year. They will have:

    • worked in any aspect of their club without them the club would not be the same.
    • given up a substantial amount of time to volunteer in sport.
    • been an inspiration and positive role model for participants and peers.

Athlete Awards

  • The Blair Forbes Junior Sports Person of the Year

    This award will recognise the young sports person with a disability aged 18 years and under who has excelled in any sport in the last year virtually or face to face.

  • Senior Sports Person of the Year

    This award will recognise the sports person with a disability over the age of 18 years who has excelled in any sport in the last year virtually or face to face.

Other Awards

  • Services to Sport: The David Lawrie Award

    This award recognises individuals who have played an active role in the development of Forth Valley Disability Sport in any capacity whatsoever.

    Length of service as an SDS volunteer is an aspect that will be taken into consideration in determining appropriate recipients.

  • Achievement Award

    These will be awarded to any sports person with a disability who has demonstrated exceptional qualities of sportsmanship, determination, commitment, leadership, achievement that single him/her out from the others during the past year. And has been involved in disability sport for over 2 years.

  • Triumph over Adversity Award

    This award recognises individuals who have overcome a range of barriers and difficulties to participant and achieve within sport and physical activity.

  • GOGA Award: GOGA Participant of the year Award

    The GOGA award will be awarded to any person involved in the GOGA Physical Activity sessions that has demonstrated commitment to attending session and supporting others in a friendly and respectful way.

Step 1 of 3: Nominee

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Step 3 of 3: Award Details

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