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Sport Woking Awards

It's been a challenging year for sport but we've embraced opportunities to keep fit and exercise outdoors like never before. The Sport Woking Awards 2020 celebrate those who have continued to excel in the face of adversity and shown inspirational leadership helping others to achieve their personal best. 

Winners will receive a personalised trophy, a pair of Nova Cinema tickets and other sponsored prizes. 

Nominations for the 2020 awards closed on Monday 30 November at midday.

Awards and award criteria

Sports Personality of the Year

This award is for an individual (aged 19 years or above at the time of their achievement) who has: 

  • Made significant progress in the field of sport.
  • Had significant impact on sport in Surrey and been an inspiration to others.
  • Exceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made significant difference to a team.

Young Sports Personality of the Year

This award is for an individual (aged 18 years or under at the time of their achievement) who has:

  • Made significant progress in the field of sport.
  • Had significant impact on sport in Surrey and been an inspiration to others.
  • Exceeded expectations in their sporting performance or made significant difference to a team.

Inclusive Sports Award, sponsored by Freedom Leisure

This award is open to individuals, teams, groups or organisations that have:

  • Made a significant impact on disability sport and been an inspiration to others.

  • Devoted continuous time and resources to the development of disability sport.
  • Overcome barriers to excel in sport.
  • Been a role model / mentor for disabled people.

Outstanding Service to Sport, sponsored by Surrey Playing Fields

This award is open to individuals who have:

  • Made a significant impact to sport in Woking over a significant period of time.
  • Shown commitment and passion for local sport.
  • Been a role model / mentor for sporting people in Woking.

Community Contribution of the Year

This award is open to clubs, groups or organisations that have:

  • Made a significant impact to the local community through sport or fitness.

  • Used their resources during the pandemic to fundraise for local causes or to support the community.
  • Been a role model for sporting people in Woking for how to contribute to the community away from the sporting field.

Active Lockdown Challenge of the Year

This award is open to individuals who:

  • Took on a challenge during lockdown involving physical activity either designed to keep themselves or others active or to fundraise for a good cause.
  • Found innovative ways to stay active or keep others active through lockdown.
  • Used sport or exercise to spread positivity and keep people entertained or active during lockdown.

Contact us

For more information about the Woking Sports Awards, please contact our sports development team.

Email: sports.services@woking.gov.uk

Telephone: 01483 743 804