The AllStars awards are back

Lucy Bowes receives our 2011 star of the year award from Jamie Milligan and Shelly Woods.
Lucy Bowes receives our 2011 star of the year award from Jamie Milligan and Shelly Woods.
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The Gazette and Blackpool Sixth have joined forces again to stage the second AllStars Awards ceremony later this year to honour outstanding individuals and teams nominated by AllStars readers.

The ceremony will again take place at Blackpool Sixth, where our 11 awards will be presented, including the most coveted AllStars Star of the Year trophy.

Allstars Sports Awards

Allstars Sports Awards

The Fylde coast has a proud tradition of developing young stars who have gone on to excel in their chosen sports on the national and international stage, and an AllStars Award could be the first stepping stone on the road to worldwide recognition.

Our panel of judges will choose the winners from your nominations.

You can make a nomination in as many categories as you like, or just in one. This is not a vote, so there is no need to nominate anyone more than once.

Each nomination should contain a description (no more than 100 words) of the individual/team’s activities/achievements ,and give reasons for the nomination.

Nominees for individual awards must live on the Fylde coast, or represent a school or sports organisation in Blackpool, Fylde or Wyre. Similarly, teams must be based on the Fylde coast.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories.

Outstanding Individual, aged five to 11:

The boy or girl who has achieved outstanding success and shown exceptional motivation and determination in his/her chosen sport. Our winner must have been under 11 on August 31, 2012 and enjoyed key success(es) this year.

Outstanding Individual, aged 11 to 18:

As above. Our winner must have been under 18 on August 31, 2012 and enjoyed key success(es) this year.

Team of the Year, aged five to 11:

The team (boys’, girls’ or mixed) which achieved outstanding success and showed exceptional motivation and determination in their chosen sport. Teams must consist of a minimum of two people. All team members must have been under 11 on August 31, 2012, and the team must have enjoyed key success(es) this year.

Team of the Year, aged 11-18:

As above. All team members must have been under 18 on August 31, 2012, and the team must have enjoyed key success(es) this year.

Coach of the Year for fives to 11s:

The coach of a team, sports club or individual(s) who has made the greatest contribution to the lives of young people through coaching and by providing a positive environment and role model. The winner, male or female, must have been coaching in 2012 and coached people who were under 11 on August 31 this year.

Coach of the Year for 11s to 18s:

As above. The winner must have been coaching in 2012 and coached people who were under the age of 18 on August 31 this year.

Endeavour Award for fives to 11s:

We can’t all be champions, but this award recognises the boy or girl who has shown greatest commitment to making progress in their chosen sport, possibly overcoming adversity to do so. Our winner must have been under 11 on August 31, 2012.

Endeavour Award for 11s to 18s:

As above. Our winner must have been under 18 on August 31 2012.

Unsung Hero for fives to 11s:

An individual of any age whose outstanding efforts and commitment have helped young people to participate in sport. Their contribution will have benefited individuals, teams, organisations and/or their wider community.

Unsung Hero for 11s to 18s:

As above

The AllStars Star of the Year will be selected from among the winners of the above categories. You have plenty of time to consider your nominations, which must be received by Friday, November 9, 2012.

E-mail nominations to: allstars@blackpoolgazette.co.uk and write Awards in the subject box.