09 Nov Finalists announced and public vote opens for Active Essex Sports Awards
Active Essex has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Active Essex Sports Awards, which will celebrate sporting achievements from grass roots to professional level.
The awards will recognise the individuals and organisations who have made outstanding contributions to sport and physical activity in Greater Essex and the finalists are now invited to attend a glittering ceremony at Chelmsford City Racecourse on Wednesday 5th December.
In total there are 11 categories at this year’s awards, including Coach of the Year, Community Club of the Year and the Young Sports Personality of the Year, which this year will be presented by double Olympic gymnastics champion Max Whitlock MBE, winner of the 2016 and 2017 Sports Personality of the Year.
Essex residents are being urged to now cast their votes online for who they’d like to see crowned as winners of three public vote categories for Sports Personality of the Year, Disabled Sports Personality of the Year and Unsung Hero. The Unsung Hero award recognises volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to local sport in their community.
Votes for all categories can be cast at https://www.activeessex.org/public-vote-sports-awards-2018/ and voting closes on Sunday , November 18th.