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Welcome to the
South Wales Argus sports awards 2019
This years awards are in association with Chepstow Racing & Events and we are setting out to recognise the true heroes of local sport and to create an event which will be one of the main highlights of the sporting calendar locally.
Local sport is the glue that holds our communities together, providing a foundation for health, fitness and team work. A place to identify sporting stars of the future.
Recognising and honouring the achievements of the countless outstanding contributions to sport is an honour for the South Wales Argus.
The South Wales Argus are proud to recognise the outstanding contribution to sport from grass roots to professional level, and it is an honour to showcase this through the South Wales Argus Sports Awards of 2019.
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Awarded to the sports person who exhibits the highest level of skill, performance and dedication to their sport. The winner of this award is selected from the other award winners.
Grass Roots Sports Personality of the Year
Awarded to the grass roots sports person over the age of 16 as of the 1st January 2019 who exhibits the highest level of skill, performance and dedication to their sport.
Awarded to a young sports person under the age of 16 as of the 1st January 2019 who exhibits the highest level of skill, performance and dedication to their sport.
Disability Sports Performer of the Year
Awarded to the individual who has shown significant passion, commitment and achievement at any age or level in their chosen sport and other sports. The winner will also have demonstrated a commitment to providing opportunities for disabled people to access and participate on a regular and lasting basis.
This goes to a club at the heart of their community. It must demonstrate it has excelled in the delivery of sport people in a safe, supportive and quality environment as well as achieving outstanding competitive success. The club must have achieved Clubmark, an equivalent National Governing Body Accreditation, or the local clubs standard, and have effective player and coach development.
Junior Team of the Year
Awarded to a team of under 16’s that has achieved highly over the last sporting year and that can show development of its players.
Senior Team of the Year
Awarded to a team of over 16’s that has achieved highly over the last sporting year and that can show development of its players.
Awarded to an individual over the age of 18 as of the 1st January 2019 who will have demonstrated passion and commitment to becoming a coach in supporting the progression and achievement of players and mentoring and developing other coaches. Points will be given for organisational skills at county, national or international level.
Junior Coach of the Year
Awarded to an individual under the age of 18 as of the 1st January 2019 who will have demonstrated passion and commitment to becoming a coach in supporting the progression and achievement of players.
Nominees for this category can be those who have provided a lifetime of service or have made a big impact in a short time. They may have been committed to one or a number of different roles within their organisation or club and in one or more sports.
These volunteers are out in all weathers ensuring pitches are match perfect, pints are poured and club houses are immaculate. They are organizing events, recruiting new members, washing kit and looking after the club’s accounts. We want to hear about the volunteer ensuring that clubs are running smoothly, safely and continuing to develop talent of the future. This category isn’t open to volunteer coaches.
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