UAE Teen Sports & Fitness Awards 2019 Have Been Launched

Entries are now open for the 4th annual UAE Teen Sports & Fitness Awards.

The Awards celebrate the excellent sporting and fitness achievements of all youth in the UAE and award and recognize schools, colleges, academies, clubs, and sports federations, as well as the dedication of coaches and students by showcasing the achievements of individuals who have excelled and those who have helped others to achieve.

Event Director Ruth Dickinson said: “The Awards are now very firmly established as a key event and accolade for schools, clubs, teams, coaches and individual athletes across the UAE.

“This year we have a number of exciting developments, including new categories, giving new opportunities for organisations and individuals to enter.

“The Awards are fully inclusive and include categories for athletes of determination. We have created a new Performing Arts category recognising the many thousands of talented students actively involved.”

Other categories include: Best Club/Academy; Best Sports Team (Male and Female); Athlete of the Year; and Coach of the Year.

A judging panel made up of the representatives from the UAE’s sports and fitness world will cast the deciding votes.

The Awards are held under the Patronage of Dr Abdulla Al Karam Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and supported by the UAE National Olympic Committee and the sports councils of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

Submissions must be made by the 13th March before the final shortlist is announced on March 20th. The winners will be revealed at a Gala dinner on Friday 26th April at Emirates Golf Club, Dubai.

For more details about the awards, including past winners, a look at every category and details on how you can make a submission, click here.