Sports Award

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The Sports Award recognizes the initiative and commitment of a local athlete with a disability, or a team or organization that is inclusive of people with disabilities.

Eligible Nominees

To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:

-Ottawa residents who have a disability who participate in a sport or sports team (at any level of competition), OR Ottawa-based teams or organizations which include people with disabilities.

Selection Factors

The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in the evaluation of nominees for the Sports Award:

-For individuals: demonstration of commitment, courage and perseverance, and the barriers and challenges the person may have overcome to pursue their sport

-For teams and organizations: the degree to which they have exceeded their mandate and/or demonstrated leadership to promote sports activities for people with disabilities

-The Selection Committee may select two recipients in this category to recognize an individual and an organization

Download Sports Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Download Sports Award Nomination Form PDF

Nomination Guidelines


Early Bird Deadline: Monday September 24th, 2018 (enter draw for 2 free tickets)

Final Deadline: Friday October 5th, 2018

Sports Awards Nomination

Nominee Information 


If the nominee is not based in Ottawa, explain how their activities benefit the citizens of Ottawa:

Nominator Information


1st Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - required)


2nd Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - optional)

Letters of reference strengthen nominations. You are strongly encouraged to provide additional support documents or information including testimonial letters, publications, articles and/or photos.

The questions below have been developed to guide you in the presentation of information on your nominee.

1. Describe the nominee’s sports activities and explain why you believe the nominee deserves this award. 


2. For Individuals: How has the nominee demonstrated commitment, courage and/or perseverance in their sport? 


3. How has the nominee overcome barriers and/or challenges to pursue his/her sport? 


4. For Companies/Organizations/Teams: How has the nominee exceeded their mandate to promote sports activities for people with disabilities? 


5. How has the nominee demonstrated leadership and inclusion in the promotion of sports activities for people with disabilities? 


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Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.

Mailing Address
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4X5

Additional information
Tel: 613-761-9796
TTY: 613-725-6175
Fax: 613-761-9525