Nominate your local sporting hero at our community sports awards

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Nominations have opened for the 2019 Devon Sports Awards and it’s hoped that 2019 will be a bumper year. The organisers, The Exeter Chiefs Foundation, Active Devon and Exeter College are urging people from all sports, at all levels, to seize the opportunity to celebrate their clubs, coaches, volunteers and sports stars.

For clubs, coaches and community sports people alike, the Devon Sports Awards are a prestigious annual event which celebrate hard work and achievement across a number of different categories. They celebrate the very best of community sport right across Devon, and finalists will be invited to a glittering ceremony on July 11th 2019 where a sporting hero will be the guest speaker.

Online nominations have now opened and if you’d like to see a coach, club, volunteer or business honoured at the event, nomination forms can be found at Anybody can suggest someone who inspires them, and every entry will be carefully considered by an expert judging panel who come from all backgrounds and bring vast experience to the judging process.

The 2019 categories are:

Devon Coach of the Year

Devon Young Coach of the Year

Devon Volunteer of the Year

Devon Young Volunteer of the Year

Contribution to Inclusive Sport

Devon Club of the Year

Business Contribution to Sport in the Community

Business Contribution to Sporting Activity in the Workplace

Workplace Activity Champion

Performances in Community Sport

You can nominate right through to the end of March and nomination forms for both the business categories and the core sporting categories are available at

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