August 16th 2023
Disability Sport NI’s Inclusive Club Award is a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate sports clubs that positively include disabled people in the club environment. Nominations are open to both mainstream and disability sports clubs who have made noteworthy improvements or introduced innovative programmes to include disabled people between April 2022 – March 2023.
Nominations are open to clubs who:
• Have a club constitution in place and are operating under good governance.
• Are affiliated to the relevant National Governing Body where appropriate.
Nominations will be assessed by a panel and Awards will be presented under the following two categories:
• Mainstream Club Award
• Disability Club Award
Nominations can be made by club officials, coaches, parents, or club members. Completed nomination forms should be submitted before 5pm on Friday 15th September 2023 to the following:
Judith Cooper – Inclusive Pathways Officer
Portside Business Park, 189 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9ED or email firstname.lastname@example.org
**We encourage and welcome previous applicants to apply however, please note clubs who were recipients of the award within the last 12 months are not eligible to apply. The Awards will be presented at the Disability Sport NI AGM on Tuesday 10th October 2023.
Trailblazers Powerchair Football Club receiving Inclusive Club Award (Disability Club) 2021-22
LX Gymnastics Club receiving Inclusive Club Award (Mainstream Club) 2021-22