Carryduff Colts is a club run entirely by volunteers from the Carryduff and South Belfast areas for the benefit of the local community. These volunteers don’t take payment when completing any of their duties.
- Is there a coach at Carryduff Colts that you think deserves an award?
- Is there a Club Volunteer who goes over and above the call of duty?
- Is there someone you know at Carryduff Colts who makes a real difference at grassroots football?
2016 sees the 6th annual McDonald’s Irish FA Community Football Awards that aims to recognise and reward the people and clubs that are driving grassroots football in Northern Ireland.
Please consider nominating Carryduff Colts or anyone deserving who is involved with the club for an award below – this could be someone who washes the kit, puts out the cones or makes the half-time tea – everyone is eligible for an award!
Click below to complete a nomination – it should take you no longer than 5 minutes to complete the form!
If you are not sure of the nominee’s email address when completing the form, you can use the email address email@example.com.
The 2016 Award categories are;
1. The Respect Award
This National award will recognise both referees and game officials including coordinators of Games Development Centres, club volunteers and spectators who promote fair play and respect amongst players and other spectators both on and off the pitch. In particular those who promote and demonstrate ‘Silent Sidelines’.
2. Volunteer of the Year
This Regional award recognises men and women who volunteer their time in any capacity in grassroots football and includes coaches, committee members, fundraisers, kit washers etc.
3. Accredited Club of the Year
This National award recognises clubs who have not only achieved but exceeded the minimum criteria for Foundation Mark Club status and worked continually with Irish FA Regional Grassroots Development Officers.
4. Young Volunteer of the Year
This National award recognises anyone under the age of 24 who volunteer their time in any capacity in grassroots football and includes coaches, committee members, fundraisers, particularly MV Goldmark Volunteers!
5. Disability Football Team of the Year
This National award recognises any club, school or community organisation who works with children or adults with special needs, and has excelled in promoting participation and or performance in 2016.
6. Coach of the Year
This Regional award recognises male and female accredited coaches with a minimum of a level one coaching qualification. In particular those who coach within the Games Development Centres.