City Is Seeking Nominations For Annual Sports Awards

Don’t delay: Deadline for nominating is January 27

WELLAND – The City of Welland is seeking nominations to recognize local athletes, coaches and teams that had outstanding achievements in their respective sports in 2022. The honourees will be recognized at the annual Sports Awards ceremony on April 14.

The Sports Promotion Committee invites the community to complete the nomination form with a synopsis of the achievement. Awards within the Athlete, Non-Athlete, and the H.L. Cudney Memorial categories are open to Welland residents or Welland-based teams who excelled in their sport.

Categories will be judged based on nominating information. The following criteria for both individual athletes and teams are ranked in order of importance below:

  • Level of competition achieved: local, regional, provincial, national, international
  • Post-season or championship results
  • Regular season or qualifying competition results
  • Sport divisions, qualification standards for competition, number of competitors in any defined division
  • Competitive, intercollegiate

“The City of Welland has a long history of supporting and honouring sporting excellence in our community,” said Amanda Degazio, manager of business and community services. “The 2023 Sports Awards will honour both the individuals that have excelled in their sport and the ones who have contributed to advancing the sporting community within our city.”

Residents can review the complete nomination criteria and submit entries at this link The deadline for nomination submissions is Jan. 27, 2023. 

(Attribution: City of Welland media release)

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