Nominations are now open for the 2019 edition of the North East Disability Sport Awards. The award ceremony is held annually, and this year will take place at Princes Alexandra Auditorium, Yarm School on Thursday 2nd April 2020.
The North East Disability Sport Awards recognise a broad range of achievement and endeavour across the region and celebrate the fantastic achievements and contributions that athletes, coaches, clubs and schools have made to disability sport.
Nominations for this high-profile date in the North East Disability Sport calendar will close on 7th February 2020.
The awards are organised by the four North East Active Partnerships – County Durham Sport, Northumberland Sport, Tees Valley Sport and Tyne and Wear Sport and this year are in association with the leisure operator Everyone Active.
Our headline sponsor this year is Everyone Active and the event is also supported by Metro Rod North East, SMILE Through Sport, Active Northumberland and Sporting Chance.
Last year over 100 nominations were received against the 10 award categories. The performance categories include Male and Female Personality, Young Male and Young Female Achiever and Team of the Year. There are also awards for Coach of the Year, Service to Sport, Participation, Schools and Clubs.
Nominations for the 2019 awards can be made at nedsa.co.uk or you can contact your local Active Partnership Office detailed below to request a hard copy.
Confirming their support Martin Miles, area manager at Everyone Active, said “the North East Disability Sports Awards showcase the inspirational achievements and sporting passion of disabled people across the region. We are proud to be involved in the Awards and look forward to joining everyone in an evening of celebration on 2nd April in Yarm”.
Speaking about the upcoming awards, Jean Lordon, Executive Director at Tees Valley Sport said “The awards are a fantastic way to highlight the successes of our region’s sporting stars. We are looking forward to celebrating some very talented sports people and recognising the excellent opportunities being provided by our community sports clubs. It’s great to have the opportunity to honour their achievements.”
For more information please contact:
County Durham Sport – Beth Donkin; 0191 307 7117
Northumberland Sport – Kaye Scott; 01670 623 517
Tees Valley Sport – Catherine Woods; 01642 342 287
Tyne and Wear Sport – Rebecca Bennett; 0191 497 2324