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Towards an Active Derbyshire Awards 2020

Update 11/11/2019- The nominations deadline has now been extended to SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2019.

What are the awards about?

The Towards an Active Derbyshire awards recognise the efforts and achievements of individuals and groups who are using physical activity to help improve the lives of people across Derbyshire. The event showcases individuals who have used physical activity to achieve outstanding change in themselves, as well as some incredible accounts of what others have done to transform the lives, health and wellbeing of members of their communities.

Below are the different award categories for the 2020 awards along with the nomination criteria. If you are making an award nomination please read the criteria carefully.

Active Place Award

Awarded to an individual, group, or team that has changed the way a space or facility is used for physical activity.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of using space in a different way
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity
  • Evidence of the community's inclusion

Inclusive Project, Group or Club of the Year

Awarded to a group, or individual that has challenged the norm and created something different and inclusive that has enabled those with a disability or limiting illness to be more physically active. Nominations should have inclusivity at the core of their offer and be able to demonstrate an impact in a community's health, wellbeing and/or levels of physical activity.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of using a different approach
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity
  • Evidence of inclusivity

Change 4 Life Award

An individual who has dramatically changed how physically active they are and are seeing the benefits.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of significant change
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity

This Girl Can

Awarded to an individual who has continued to push on, leading by example to generate change in themselves, or others. They'll have dramatically changed how physically active they are are seeing the benefits through improved health, social development and/or physical or mental wellbeing.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of significant change
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity

Community Coach/Activator

Awarded to a coach/activator who has contributed to the achievements/personal success/behaviour change of others.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of contribution to an individual or community
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity

Community Group/Association/Team of the Year

A group or association that is the glue in their local community, at the heart of everything related to generating change in physical activity. Nominees should have contributed to a significant change in a community's health, wellbeing and/or levels of physical activity.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of contribution to community
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity
  • Evidence of behaviour change

Project/Initiative/Innovation of the Year

Awarded to a group or individual that has challenged the norm and created something so different that it has changed the way people feel or act in their community.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of using a different approach
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity
  • Evidence of behavior change

Special Recognition

Awarded to someone who has given so much for so long for the benefit of others in their community. Nominations can come from any aspect related to physical activity or health and wellbeing, but should have the local community at the heart.

Nomination criteria:

  • Evidence of contribution to the community
  • Evidence of impact of physical activity
  • Evidence that contribution is over a significant period of time

Nominate

Show them the recognition they deserve! If you know a group or someone who fits the bill and is worthy of winning one of our categories, why not nominate them for an award? They're free to enter and open to everybody. Nominations close on 17 November so nominate now!

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