Regional Volunteer Awards

Following the conclusion of Volunteers’ Week 2021, we are excited to announce the launch of the Regional Volunteer Awards, the awards will be judged by the appropriate Regional Athletics Council within the timeframe set out below. 

2021 Awards timeframe - closing date Monday 5th July 2021.

Eligibility: All volunteers who contribute positively to athletics in Wales.  

Criteria: a nomination should demonstrate clearly why the contribution of a volunteer should be recognised (limited to 1 nomination submitted per club). 

Nominations will then be forwarded to Regional Council who will inform Zoe Holloway of the regional winner by 30th July 2021. There will be one regional winner.

Regional Award winners will be nominated for the annual award with submissions to the Awards panel by 10th September 2021.

  • Recipient has contributed to club and regional activity within the selection timeframe.
  • Recipient has shown commitment to own development through qualifications and training relevant to their role e.g. Welfare, Coaching, Officiating etc. and has used their knowledge and skills to positive effect in club/regional environments.
  • Recipient has promoted athletics opportunities in the region e.g. schools, community groups. 

We would encourage club Volunteer Coordinators to discuss their nomination with the club committee prior to sending the nomination in for the Regional Volunteer Award.

Please submit your club volunteer nominations on the Regional Volunteer Award nomination form by the 5th July 2021. The four winners of the Regional Volunteer Award (one from each region) will be included in the annual National Awards in the Volunteer category.  

Nominations from clubs will then be forwarded to Regional Council who will inform Zoe Holloway of the regional winner by the dates shown above there will be one winner per region each quarter. They will receive a framed Regional Volunteer Award certificate!

2022 Awards timeframe
Clubs to submit nominations by:     Regional Council decision by: 
4th October 2021                               30th October 2021
3rd January 2022                                28th January 2022
4th April 2022                                     29th April 2022
4th July 2022                                       29th July 2022

Regional Award winners will be nominated for the annual award with submissions to the Awards panel by 16th September 2022.