For Sports Awards Criteria see below

Nominations are now closed.

Sport is the catalyst that brings a community together and is a key element in the social fabric of our community.

SPORTS AWARDS CRITERIA

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.