You are submitting an entry for the following award:

Sport Team of the Year

STOP: Before you enter, read the below in full!
The entry process is four steps.
Step 1: Read the criteria, download the entry form (below) and complete it. Do not
continue the process below until you have finished this step.
Step 2: Fill out the below information, which will be shown online, and click ‘next step’.
Again, do NOT submit this until you are ready to upload your completed entry form.
Step 3: Upload your completed entry form and supporting attachments.
Step 4:Provide references, the details of which will be emailed to you.

Criteria specific to this category:

In addition to following Beyond Sport’s Four Basic Principles, the entry must show:

  • That the submitting organisation is a professional sport team, university team, amateur team, or foundation and trust affiliated to any of these types of teams
  • That the team goes beyond addressing increased participation levels and focuses on major issues occurring within the relevant communities
  • The full scope of the 'community' work the team does as opposed to a single project
  • That values of the 'community' initiatives have been integrated into the wider operational activities of the team
  • An effective use of team’s reach and assets (eg brand, athletes, fanbase, stadia, sponsors)
  • A strong connection between the team and their community
  • A strong 'inclusive' strategy when engaging participants in community programmes (eg gender, race, ethnicity, disability, economic background, etc.)

Judges Tip

  • Judges will look favourably on those entries whose community engagement efforts are actively contributing and integrated into the team's overall financial objectives.

General criteria:

In addition to the above, the entry must show:

  • That the team has effectively used partnerships
  • That the team has well-supported evidence of change through a monitoring and evaluation structure

Step 1- Download and complete entry form

Step 2 – complete top-line information

Note: Do NOT move on to Step 2 until you have downloaded and completed
your entry form and it is ready to upload.

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Continue to Step 3 to upload your completed Entry Form and supporting information. Do not continue on unless you have a completed entry form ready for uploading.

(If you haven't done so, download your entry form here.)

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