Who will be Mansfield’s next sporting stars?

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Time is running out to find Mansfield’s next big sporting stars to follow in the footsteps of local sport heroes, Rebecca Adlington, Ollie Hynd, Sam Hynd, Charlotte Henshaw and Chris Adcock.

Mansfield District Council, in association with the Armchair Club, is asking for nominations for this year’s Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards.

Ten awards are up for grabs at this year’s presentation evening, which will take place on Monday 3rd December.

The awards are intended to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements by sportspeople from throughout the District over the past year.

Nominations are being taken for 10 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 entry forms are available from sports / leisure centres across the District, or by calling Sports Facilitator Officer Martin Cook on 01623 463 026. Alternatively you can fill in an application form online at www.mansfield.gov.uk/nominate

The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 19th November.

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