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Conditions of entry

  • Nominations must be on the official entry form. Nomination forms must be fully completed
  • The decision of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Sports Awards Working Group is final and no correspondence will be entered into in respect of that decision
  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Sports Awards Working group reserves the right to amend the nature and/or criteria of this award process at anytime
  • Nominees must agree to allow use of their nomination information for publicity and display purposes
  • Nominations close on 30 September 2019.  Hand written application forms must be returned to: Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council,  Sports Awards Committee, Antrim Civic Centre, 50 Stiles Way, Antrim, BT41 2UB

Equality statement

The committee will grant awards on the basis of equal opportunities to all within the community, regardless of religious belief, political opinion, race, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, able-bodied or disabled status, or presence or absence of dependents.

Tips on how to submit a nomination

The criteria which the committee look for include achievement, determination, commitment, enthusiasm, integrity, honesty and flair. The following points are a guide to submitting a nomination.

  • Outline the nominee’s sporting background, achievements and reasons for the nomination
  • Ensure the nominee fits the criteria stated
  • Include any statistical information which is relevant to the nominee for example, rankings or records held


  • The achievements that qualify for entry into the 2019 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council Sports Awards are those that have been obtained between 1 January 2017 and 31 August 2019.
  • Individuals nominated must reside in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area or be making (or have made) a noteworthy contribution to sport in the Council area.
  • Clubs/Teams nominated must be based in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area.

Apply Online

Click here to Nominate an Individual for the 2019 Sports Awards
Click here to Nominate a Club or Team for the 2019 Sports Awards 



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