NOMINATIONS are now being taken for this year's Wirral Sports Awards.

The honours are given annually in recognition of the achievements of Wirral's dedicated sports people and are open to anybody who lives in Wirral.

The awards ceremony, organised by Wirral Sports Forum will take place on October 13 at Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight.

The 13 nomination categories are:

  • Club of the year
  • Coach of the year
  • Volunteer of the year
  • Young volunteer of the year
  • Young sports person of the year
  • Lifetime achievement award
  • Special recognition for contribution to sport
  • School sports team of the year (girls)
  • School sports team of the year (boys)
  • School sports department of the year
  • Primary school team of the year (years five and six)
  • Active Wirral organisation of the year
  • Active Wirral individual of the year

Two other awards, Wirral sports personality of the year and outstanding achievement award, are selected by the Sports Forum’s judging committee.

All short-listed candidates will be invited to the presentation awards evening to collect their awards and the winners will be announced on the night.

To make a nomination in the above categories via the online entry forms, please visit the Forum’s website at

Closing date for nominations is Wednesday August 31, 2022.

The Wirral Sports Forum provides a voice for local sports clubs, associations and leagues in Wirral. Supported by Wirral Council, the Forum acts as a networking hub to assess the sporting needs of the area and provide help and advice on a range of subjects including Clubmark accreditation, sports promotion, grants and bursaries.

The Forum’s sports bursaries provide financial help to young sports people to achieve their sporting goals.

Chair of the Forum, Ronan Kearney, said: "The annual Wirral Sports Awards contributes significantly to our bursary scheme.

"Joining the Wirral Sports Forum allows clubs the opportunity to apply for our sports bursaries.”

For further information on the Awards, Bursaries or to join the Wirral Sports Forum, please contact Dave Simmonds, Community Sports Development Officer on 0787 6577187 or email