Awards

Cheshire FA Awards

It's Awards Season!

The 2019 Cheshire FA Awards are here

We recognise those individuals and groups who put their heart and soul into the game. 

This year's awards have been revamped, with a brand new format for the awards.

The awards will be held at Cresta Court Hotel in Altrincham on Friday the 5th of July.

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Cheshire FA Awards 

The Awards for this year consist of the following:

  • Women & Girls Award
  • For All Award
  • Business & Professional Services Award
  • Marketing Award
  • Futsal Award
  • Safeguarding & Welfare Award
  • Changing Lives Through Football Award (nomination window opening soon)

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See below the nomination criteria for each award.

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Nomination Criteria

This award is for a business or sponsor that has made a strong commitment to grassroots football in Cheshire through sponsorship, finance or business support.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence how the club, league or individual may have met some of the below points. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • Has the business made a significant financial contribution?
  • Have you received support from a business or sponsor that has made a significant impact?
  • How has the this support impacted you or your club/league?
  • Are they helping to develop a sustainable and long lasting legacy?

This award is for an individual who across the 2018-19 season actively embodied the Cheshire FA tagline of changing lives through football within grassroots football in the county.

The nominees for this award will be from 8 of our FA & McDonald's Grassroots Football Award winners for 2018.

The nominees for our Changing Lives Award are from the following awards

  • Danny Massey
  • Upton FC
  • Inspire League
  • Jack Hoyland
  • Simon Lines-Hoyland
  • Brian Wilkinson
  • Witton Albion FC Mens Health

These award winners will all be nominated for the Changing Lives Through Football Award.

You the public will decide who wins when the public vote opens.

This award is for a club, league or grassroots football project or programme that has had a social impact on their local community  ensuring football is ‘For All’.  The winning project should highlight the power of football as a vehicle for positive engagement, social change or inclusion.

Nominations must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence how the club, league or grassroots programme or project has met some of the award criteria below. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • This may be an inclusion or community outreach project.
  • Has the club, programme or project provided leadership, vision and pride to the local community?
  • Are they working in an inclusive manner with underrepresented groups?
  • How has the club, programme or project used football to deliver social impact?
  • How have they engaged with their local community and other wider partners to deliver the project?
  • Are they committed to raising standards?
  • Have they embraced any innovative way to encourage engagement? 
  • Has the club, programme or project promoted diversity and equality through an inclusive approach? 
  • Do they celebrate and promote the success of the impact on the community?
  • Have they created sustainable and long lasting interventions, ensuring participation will increase and therefore securing a future legacy?

This award is for a club, league or individual that has made a significant contribution to developing futsal  in Cheshire.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence how the club, league or individual may have met some of the below points. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • Has the club, league or individual provided leadership, vision and pride for Futsal within their local community/county?
  • Are they inclusive within the delivery of futsal and providing opportunities ‘For All’?
  • How has the club, league or individual supported the social impact Futsal develops and how have they engaged with their local community and other wider partners?
  • Are they committed to raising standards?
  • Do they celebrate and promote the success of the impact on the community?
  • Are they working to develop a sustainable and long lasting intervention, ensuring participation in Futsal will increase and therefore secure a future legacy?
  • Have the club, league or individual played an active role in supporting county Futsal competitions?

This award is for a club, league or individual that has made a significant contribution to grassroots football in Cheshire through marketing.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence how the club, league or individual may have met some of the below points. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • Has the nominee done any marketing campaigns in particular that have created a lasting impression?
  • How has the nominee made a significant contribution to football through marketing?
  • Has there been any visible impact that the nominee’s marketing has contributed to?
  • The marketing may include; social media, a website, a newsletter, photography, videography, programmes or advertising.

This award is for a club, league or individual that has made a strong commitment to promoting and upholding the importance of safeguarding and welfare in grassroots football in the county.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

Please bear in mind the below points are all not encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • Is the club, league or individual going above and beyond expectations to promote the importance of safeguarding and welfare?
  • What had the club, league or individual put in place as examples of best practice and how have they shown a strong commitment to make positive change when considering safeguarding and welfare in their grassroots football environment?
  • Have they put any innovative or special safeguards in place above and beyond the prerequisites enforced by The FA to ensure welfare is right at the top of their priority list?
  • Have the club, league or individual reached out to their local community or other partners to help engage and enforce the need for safeguarding and welfare?

This award is for an individual that has made a significant contribution to grassroots football in Cheshire.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence of how the club, league or individual may have met some of the below points. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • How has this individual made a significant impact?
  • Has the individual provided leadership, vision and pride for football within their local community/county?
  • Are they inclusive within the delivery of football and provide opportunities ‘For All’?

This award is for a club, wildcats centre, league or individual that has made a strong commitment and contribution to women & girls football in Cheshire.

Nomination must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 500 words to be considered.

When completing your nomination, please give evidence how the club, league or individual may have met some of the below points. 

Please bear in mind the below points are not all encompassing, they are meant for guidance:

  • Is the club, league or individual going above and beyond expectations to help and support the women & girls game?
  • How has the club, league or individual shown a strong contribution to the women & girls game?
  • What has the impact of their work been?
  • Have they worked collaborative with other partners?
  • Has the club, league or individual provided leadership, vision and pride for women and girls football within their local community/county?

Cheshire FA Awards

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