Young Sports Person of the Year


This award will go to a talented young person under 18 years of age who has excelled in his or her sport over the past 12 months.

Core Criteria

  1. The nominee must be Under 18 years of age at the time of achievement.
  2. The nominee must be a resident of Dundee and part of a Dundee based sport club, school or programme.
  3. Only achievements gained in 2019 will be taken into consideration.
  4. Nominations will be considered on the quality of the nominee not the quantity of nominations received.
  5. Nominations will be judged on the entry form alone.
  6. Previous winners of this award will be considered based on the current nomination only.

The nomination will be considered on merit in the following areas of priority:

  • Sporting achievements gained by the athlete over the last 12 months.
  • The level of competition in which the athlete competed in gaining their achievements.
  • Improvements in performance throughout the year.
  • Personal commitment and sacrifices the athlete has made to progress.
  • Special circumstances / barriers that have been overcome by the athlete.
  • Any other significant areas highlighted by the nomination will be considered as long as they highlight a contribution to sport.
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