BSC Sports Recognition Awards Criteria

The nomination submissions must cover any sport whose season concludes in 2021.

Male Youth Leadership – The Frank Bricker Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the person must have been registered on a team within a youth sports association in Brantford, or a member of a school team in the City of Brantford. The individual must excel in a leadership role with a team, as well as excelling as a leader in the classroom or in the community.

Female Youth Leadership – The Phyllis Gretzky Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the person must have been registered on a team within a youth sports association in Brantford, or a member of a school team in the City of Brantford. The individual must excel in a leadership role with a team, as well as excelling as a leader in the classroom or in the community.

Sportsmanship & Dedication Award – The Adrian Scherders Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the male or female athlete must have been registered on a team within a youth sports association in Brantford or a member of a school team in the City of Brantford. The athlete must demonstrate sportsmanship, dedication and fair play.

Coach of the Year – The John Macklin Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the individual must be a VOLUNTEER coach with a team in a Brantford sports association, or with a school in the City of Brantford. The individual must have coached with a given team for a minimum period of 3 consecutive years. This person is a positive leader and teacher for the team before, during, and after competition. He or she is also a positive role model for the members of the team.

Sports Volunteer of the Year – The George Churchill Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the person must be a VOLUNTEER within a Brantford sports association, or with a school in the City of Brantford. The individual must volunteer in a role other than coach e.g. training staff, board member, etc… This person must have been with the association / team for a minimum of 3 years, and their presence as a member of the organization has a positive impact on those with whom they interact in their role.

Lifetime Sports Volunteerism – The George Jones Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the person must be a VOLUNTEER within a Brantford sports association, or with a school in the City of Brantford. The individual must volunteer in a role other than coach e.g. training staff, board member, etc… This person must have been with the association / team for a minimum of 10 years, and their presence as a member of the organization has a positive impact on those with whom they interact in their role.

Team of the Year – The Jimmy Wilkes Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the team must have been a part of a Brantford sports association, or compete on behalf of a school in the City of Brantford. This award will be given to a team that has excelled as a team in a given season. Teams that will be considered could be as a result of having a dominant team, overcoming great obstacles, or teams that greatly exceed expectations.

Lifetime Sports Sponsorship – The Jack Calbeck Memorial Award

To be eligible for this award, the organization, business or individual must have sponsored a Brantford sports association, or a school in the City of Brantford. The nominee must have been a sponsor for a minimum of 5 years within the community.

The Award of Excellence for Sports Officiating– The Dave Levac Award

To be eligible for this award the individual must have officiated for local sports groups, individuals with a disability or a school in the City of Brantford. The nominee must have been 
an official for a minimum of 5 years in the community.

Sportsperson of the Year – The Frank Tomlin Memorial Award

This award recognizes an individual from Brantford whose contribution to sport has had a great impact on this community. The winner must be active in the sport for which he/she is nominated. However, work done in previous years is also taken into consideration. No individual can win the award in consecutive years but the award can be won by the same individual more than once.

Nominations are closed. Thank you to all who participated.