FA Community Awards 2016

    •  

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR BIRMINGHAM'S GRASSROOT HERO! RECOGNISE INDIVIDUALS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The search for grassroots heroes in Birmingham has begun as the The FA and McDonald’s have today announced that nominations for the annual FA Community Awards are now open.

The Awards aim to recognise and reward grassroots clubs, coaches and volunteers across the country who keeps the national game alive. Nominees can be from any walk of life and the Birmingham County FA is calling on locals to nominate their unsung heroes who have gone above and beyond in the name of football.

The Seven Award Categories are:

  • People’s Choice Award (Outstanding Contribution to Community Football)
  • The FA Charter Standard Community Club Award
  • The FA Charter Standard Development Club Award
  • The FA Charter Standard Club Award
  • The FA Charter Standard League Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Young Volunteer of the Year Award

Nominations Close On 31st Match 2016

VOTE HERE

Nominations close on Thursday 31 March, while the national award winners will be announced at The FA Community Awards presented by McDonald’s held at Wembley Stadium in August. The winners will be selected by a judging panel which will include legends of the game such as 1966 World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst.

Rachael Blunt Birmingham County’s Chartered Standard said "“The Charter Standard Community Awards are a great opportunity for our football family to get involved and nominate those outstanding volunteers in their communities, providing recognition for the fantastic work people do within football to establish the best environment for their club or League”

To learn more about the awards, find out about last year’s winners and nominate an individual club or league from your community, log onto mcdonalds.co.uk/betterplay or contact Rachael Blunt via Rachael.Blunt@birminghamfa.com