Nominate your favourite sporting stars for the Mid and East Antrim Sports Awards 2024!

Monday 8 January 2024

Nominations for this year’s prestigious Mid and East Antrim Sports Awards are now open – celebrating the Borough’s outstanding sporting stars, clubs, coaches and volunteers.

Organised by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, the annual event recognises outstanding achievements and service in sport locally and shines a light on MEA’S committed sports people and volunteers who dedicate themselves day and daily to being the best they can be.

Whether it’s someone who has inspired you, someone who has excelled in their chosen sport, helped build confidence in you or your child, or has dedicated a lot of their spare time to help with a local sports club – this is the perfect chance to nominate them and see their fantastic efforts recognised.

Nominations are now open at our Sports Awards 2024 page and will close on 22 January at 12noon.

The nomination categories are:

  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year
  • School Sporting Performance
  • Sportsperson/Team with a Disability
  • Manager/Coach of the Year
  • Community Participation
  • Team of the Year
  • Services to Sport
  • Sportsperson of the Year

The event will be held on Thursday 14 March 2024 at Galgorm Hotel and compered by TV presenter Claire McCollum.

Launching the nominations, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Gerardine Mulvenna, said: “I am thrilled to officially launch the opening of nominations for the Mid and East Antrim Sports Awards 2024! Our Borough has a wealth of sporting talent and this is an excellent way to see their efforts recognised.

“Local heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common - the outstanding contribution they make within their community. Putting forward a nomination is acknowledging in public, the success that a member, team or volunteer has achieved - and also showcases their contribution to Mid and East Antrim’s reputation for sporting excellence.

“I look forward to celebrating the very best of our sporting success in March.”

The Sports Awards is kindly sponsored by the local business community. To make a nomination for the awards and to find out more visit our Sports Awards 2024 page.