January 5, 2011

It's Nomination Time for the Annual Athletic Awards

Kamloops, B.C. - Kamloops Sports Council would like to invite nominations for their Annual Athletic Awards. In collaboration with the City of Kamloops and the Kamloops Blazers Society Sports Legacy Fund, the Kamloops Sports Council is looking for outstanding contributions to sport by Kamloops residents. Awards will be presented at the Sports Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet in April 2011.

The awards are also supported by community partners, including the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, Interior Health, Tourism Kamloops, Pacific Sport, St-John Ambulance, Thompson Rivers University and School District 73.

To qualify for the Athletic Awards, a nominee, able-bodied or with a disability, must have made a significant contribution to sport in the past calendar year. Categories for nominees include Female Athlete, Male Athlete, Senior Athlete (55+), Team of the Year, Coach and Sportsperson. Nominees must have resided in Kamloops in the calendar year of nomination or be a member in good standing with a recognized Kamloops Club or Association. All nominees should be considered amateur by the definition of the provincial or national sports organizations. Self nominations are welcome and encouraged. Nomination deadline is January 31st, 2011.

For more information or to nominate an athlete, call us at 250-828-3822 or visit the web site at www.kamloopssportscouncil.com.

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Media Contact:
Vincent Lafontaine, Sport Coordinator
2011 Western Canada Summer Games
250-372-1157
vincentlafontaine@2011wcsg.ca