The Cricket Collective Awards 2023 – NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

June 15, 2023

Suffolk Cricket is pleased to launch The Cricket Collective Awards 2023, which seek to reward and recognise volunteers across Suffolk who have made a difference to their club, league or community group.

This year, cricket will be recognising fantastic volunteers from across 11 categories. Nominations should be made following the judging criteria below. The Lifetime Achiever Award recognises the long-term and integral contribution of specific individuals to cricket. The remaining 10 categories should relate to people’s contribution over the previous 12 months.

There are eleven award categories this year, and the deadline for nominations is Friday 28th July.  Please take the time to look through the categories and nominate some deserving colleagues.

2023 Nominations Categories 

  • Connecting Communities – A club or community organisation which has gone above and beyond to #raisethegame and support communities/groups
  • Inspired to play – An individual or group within your club or community organisation going above and beyond to #raisethegame and open the game up to new audiences
  • Rising Star Award – A young volunteer making a difference in the game – for 11-16-year-olds
  • Game Changer – A young volunteer making a difference in the game – for 17-25 year olds
  • Unsung hero – Those heroes who impact our game from behind-the-scenes and help us make cricket happen
  • Growing the game – A league volunteer, committee member, or administrator going above and beyond to support clubs and help increase the number of games played
  • Lifetime achiever – That one individual who has given many years of service to your club or community group and who you could not do without
  • Cricket innovators – Someone who has brought new ideas and/or implemented new systems to improve your club or community group
  • SafeHands Award – An individual that has gone above and beyond to create a positive and inclusive environment for young people to enjoy the game
  • Tackling Climate Change – A club or community organisation that is addressing the threat climate change poses to cricket, by making sustainable changes to operations, adapting their facilities and/or engaging and educating their local community
  • Volunteer Grounds Management Team of the Year – An opportunity to reward and recognise those volunteers who are working hard and improving the places where the game is played

The information given in this form will be used by Suffolk Cricket to consider the award of a Cricket Collective Award to the person you are nominating on this form.  If your nomination is also selected as an overall National Winner, the ECB will then contact the winner to explain how their personal information will be used.

NOMINATE TODAY – To make your nomination please CLICK HERE

Should you have any queries please contact Andrew Blanchard /  07738 199150

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