Sports Awards 2016

Sports Awards 2016

Oxford University Sports Federation

Annual Sports Awards 2016

The Annual Sports Federation Awards will be presented at the Sports Federation Awards Evening on Friday 11th November 2016. These awards recognise achievements from the previous academic year. Tickets can be purchased on the University of Oxford Online Store by clicking here until midday on Friday of 4th week.

You are therefore requested to nominate recipients of the following awards, based on their activity in the academic year 2015 – 2016.  The categories are as follows:

Sportswoman of the Year

Sportsman of the Year

Club of the Year

Team Performance of the Year

Coach of the Year

Teammate of the Year

Norman Bryce Smiley Trophy

 

Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year

Walter’s Sportsman of the Year and BP’s Sportswoman of the Year are awarded to individuals who excelled in their chosen sport but also contributed to the life of their club, or to their sport in other ways.

Club of the Year

Open to all clubs, whether they are competitive or not. The award will be judged on the club’s activity over the past year and their contribution to the University and to the community. This might be through club growth or development, outreach, or other activities – on and off the pitch.

Team Performance of the Year

Aimed at competitive teams and can be any distinct team within a club – from Womens’ Blues to Mens’ 3rds.  These will primarily be judged on three key areas: 1) achievement e.g. top performances in BUCS or other major leagues/events 2) for dramatic improvements 3) a fantastic run of performances/victories.

Coach of the Year

Presented to any coach of a University sports club who has made a real difference to the club’s experience and performance.

Teammate of the Year

Atalanta’s Club and Neptune are delighted to present the ‘Teammate of the Year’ award to any University sportswoman or sportsman. Please remember that nominees do not have to be a member of the Club. The award recognises commitment to sport and their teammates, a positive attitude and belief in themselves and others, an ability to motivate and lead, and a selfless attitude.

Norman Bryce Smiley Trophy

The Norman Smiley Trophy is awarded to a sportsperson who displays the characteristics most valued by Norman Smiley – both on and off the field of play. “Humility in ones success, morality in ones ambition, pride in ones ability and willingness to add value to ones surroundings”.

 

 

A shortlist will be then be produced and published. The winner will be announced at the Awards.

2016 Awards Shortlist

The winners will be decided by a specially constituted panel including the Sports Federation, the Sports Federation Exec and Senior Manager representative of the Sports Department.

 

 

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