The Franklin Junior Sports Award are back, and nominations are now open. Each year, the awards recognise the local Franklin individuals and teams with outstanding achievements and contributions in sport.
This year the categories are:
Junior official/administrator of the year, Junior coach of the year, Team of the year. U13 sportswoman of the year, U13 sportsman of the year, U16 sportswoman of the year, U16 sportsman of the year, U19 sportswoman of the year, U19 sportsman of the year, Junior rising star, Sporting excellence of the year and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, which has previously been a separate event.
The awards night will be held at Franklin: The Centre on Friday 16 March and nominations close on Friday 23 February.
Last year’s awards saw a range different sports recognised of winners from gymnasts, footballers, surf life saving, swimming and hockey among others.
For more information or to nominate an individual or team, go to http://www.sporty.co.nz/cmsport/Events/Junior-Sports-Awards