4th Annual Sports Award scheduled for tonight

PRESS RELEASE: The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will hold its 4th Annual National Sports Awards Ceremony on Wednesday April 21, 2010at 7:00 pm  (TODAY) at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau, under the theme “Supporting community building and sporting excellence.”

Sports personalities and sports organisations that excelled in 2009 have been nominated for recognition during the awards ceremony.

The nominees will be vying for awards in the following categories:

– Sports Woman of the Year                    – Sports Man of the Year

– Club of the Year                                     – Most Valuable Player (male/female as appropriate)

– Association of the Year                         – Coach of the Year

– PE/Sports Teacher of the Year             – Sports Committee of the Year

– Sports Commentator of the Year          – Groundsman of the Year

– Sports Reporter of the Year                  – Official (umpire/referee) of the Year

– Special Olympics Athlete of the Year  – Physically Challenged Athlete of the Year

– Male Youth Athlete of the Year                       – Female Youth Athlete of the Year

– School of the Year in Sports

Some thirty (30) nominations from national sports associations and other sporting organisations have been received by the Sports Division. A panel of judges appointed by the Sports Division analyzed the submissions for determining the top nominees and eventual winners in all but one category, the Most Valuable Player per sporting discipline, which has been chosen by the sports associations.

The Ministry congratulates all the nominees and extends special thanks to Springfield Trading, First Caribbean International Bank, Fort Young Hotel, Kairi Fm and DBS Radio for providing some level of sponsorship for the event.

The objectives of the National Sports Awards are to raise the profile of sports in Dominica, elevate standards in performance and bring into focus the importance of strong, well-structured organisations and good governance in sport.

– Sports Division

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8 Comments

  1. da
    April 22, 2010

    CONGRATULATION RICK, well discipline young man. All the best in your tennis endeavours. God bless. Paix-Bouche walks tall with people like you.

    • Anonymous
      April 22, 2010

      thank you

  2. Positive Dominican
    April 22, 2010

    Congratulations to all awardees and to the Dominica Sports association. Keep a good thing going.

  3. April 21, 2010

    Congratulation to Miss C.Linton being the female athlete of the year you have made MARIGOT people very proud and keep bringing home GOLD

  4. sportsman
    April 21, 2010

    Again a very misleading statement “4th Annual”. The DFP held the first ever sports award in 1990-1991 and the winners were : Mr. Jeffery Edmunds – sports man of the year and the list goes on and on. What you trying LABOUR!!!!

  5. de caribbean change
    April 21, 2010

    Isn’t some kind of award to Jeff Charles long, long, overdue? for the best sports commentator on the island and the Winwards by extension, yesterday and still today? Shouldn’t we name the media centre at the stadium “The Jeff Charles Media Center”? By all means possible! Ensure that the front facing the stadium is properly landscaped as well as the entrance to the stadium and please build proper ticket booths than what we have right now.

  6. Anonymous
    April 21, 2010

    Congrats to Dane Taylor on his second table Tennis title

    • Dane Taylor
      June 3, 2010

      Thank you very much

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