Good Luck with you Application!

To enter your Sports Club for the Sports Club of the Year Award for 2018 you will need to complete this form and return it to the New Ross & District Chamber Office on or before Friday 14th September 2018. Judges can only take account of any/all information including supporting documentation submitted with this entry form.

Any application if hand written must be in clear legible non-cursive writing. An application that cannot be read may risk disqualification.

Entries must be accompanied by relevant supporting documentation such as promotional material, testimonials, photographs, media clippings, etc. You can attach with this entry form or deliver these by post, or drop them in to the Chamber office directly.

ENTRY FORM

 

Name of Sports Club being nominated?

Contact Details

Phone Number/Email Address

Website/Facebook Address

QUESTIONS

Please give due consideration to the category criteria when answering all of the questions? The judges are interested in the Club's achievements during the current academic year (Sept 17 to Sept 18)

Q:1 Organisation

Please briefly describe your Sports Club including the sports undertaken, year founded, where it is based and how it is managed and run?(100 words max)

Q:2 Participation

Please describe your membership-including numbers, age ranges, how often members meet to train and to compete? Describe how the club contributes to sustaining or increasing participation in your particular sport?(100 words max)

Q:3 Finances

Please describe the finances of the Club in terms of sources of funding and percentages? There is no need to give specifc amounts, just describe the different sources for example:- membership fees, fundraising events, grants, donations, local weekly raffles etc, and what percentage each one accounts for -to ultimately add up to 100%? (100 words max)

Q:4 Promotion

Please describe how the club promoted itself and communicated with its members during the year? Include any external help the club received and/or the perceived benefits of any particular promotions, for example Facebook or local paper?(100 words max)

Q:5 Club Development

Please describe any major sporting events during the last year that the club hosted or attended, or any interclub activities? Please also add any general improvements or progress the club made during the year for example: to premises, equipment or coach training? (100 words max)

Q:6 Achievements

Please provide some detail on the highlights and successes of the year in competitiive and non-competitive activity for the club, team & individuals? Please include what the future ambitions for the club are?(100 words max)

Q:7 Community Engagement

Please describe any voluntary projects that the club was involved in over the course of the year for example: local parades, field days, festivals, events, marshalling at othe events, assisting community groups etc? Expalin what benefits did the club gain from this involvement? Note: the judges will be looking to see how the club has made itself relevant inits local community across all age groups and families.(100 words max)

Q:10 Winning a New Ross & District Business & Community Award

Why do you believe you should win this category? (100 words max)

Supporting Documentation

Please let us know if you are submitting any supporting documentation and by what means? (We understand that someone completing this form online, may prefer to hand in supporting documentation directly to the office for example)

Consent

I hereby consent, if this club is shortlisted in the New Ross and District "Sports Club of the Year" category, to the release and use of my name, Club Name and photgrpahs, which maybe taken of me. I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my club for such usage.

However all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless i give written approval for its release. I confirm that the information provided with this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

I also acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice and feedback given on these awards is correct; New Ross and District Chamber or the Award Sponsors will not accept any responsibility for loss, damage etc; arising from our occasioned by the implementation of such advice!

Name of Nominator/Applicant

(Please include your contact details ie email,tel/mob)?

WE WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK WITH YOUR ENTRY