Service Award Nominations Now Open!
17/09/2021 00:00, In Blog /
Welsh Athletics is happy to announce the opening of the Welsh Athletics Service Award for 2021.
The Service Awards include; the Award of Meritorious Service, Award of Honour and the Athlete Achievement Award (see below). Further information please visit the awards section of the website: https://www.welshathletics.org/en/page/welsh-athletics-awards
To nominate for the 2021 Service Awards, please use the following form: Nominations For 2021 Service Awards
All nominations will be considered by the Welsh Athletics Service Awards Panel and nominations will be presented at the Welsh Athletics AGM at the end of October.
Note: The closing date for nominations will be Wednesday 22nd September 2021.
Award of Meritorious Service
- This award is open to individuals for services to clubs, schools, regional or national level.
- This award is made in recognition of services to athletics over a minimum period of fifteen years of active service to our sport. All achievements relating to the individual should be fully documented in the citation for the award and the records held by Welsh Athletics Ltd
- Individuals are only eligible to receive one Meritorious Award for services to athletics in Wales.
Award of Honour
- This award is open to individuals given in recognition of exceptional service to athletics in Wales.
- The award is made in recognition of a minimum of twenty-five years of active service to the sport at club, schools, regional and or national level.
- Individuals would normally have already received Meritorious Award but in exceptional cases, the award may be given for outstanding services to athletics in Wales.
- An individual may only receive an Award of Honour once but all achievements should be fully documented in the citation for the award and the records held by Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Athlete Achievement Award
This award is open to athletes who have competed for Welsh Athletics at a senior level who do not meet the criteria to be included in the Welsh Athletics Hall of Fame but have given outstanding service as an athlete to our sport. These include;
- Athletes who have competed in at least two major championships will apply to all athletics disciplines.
- Athletes who have won at least ten Senior Welsh Championships in any of the recognised athletics disciplines.
- Consideration may also be given to an outstanding contribution given by an athlete to the club, regional and national representation over an extended period of time.
- Selection for this award will not preclude an athlete from being considered for the Hall of Fame at a later date.