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Sport BC’s Athlete of the Year Nominations


Nominations are now being accepted for Sport BC’s 48th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards, and Sport BC invite you to put forth your nomination(s). These prestigious awards are an opportunity to recognize outstanding athletes. The Athlete of the Year Awards is the longest-standing sport recognition event in the country. The deadline for nominations is 5:00pm, Friday, November 15, 2013, and the actual Awards Night is being held March 5, 2014 at the Hotel Vancouver.

Awards in different categories are given each year to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers based on their performance and contribution to sport in the province. The awards play a valuable role in nurturing athletic success and recognizing some of BC’s growing talents, such as past recipients Nancy Greene-Raine (Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award 1967 and 1968, Alpine Skiing), Rick Hansen (Athlete with a Disability Award 1979 and 1980, Wheelchair Athletics) Scott Niedermeyer (Senior Male Athlete of the Year Award 1991, Ice Hockey) and James Lepp (Junior Male Athlete of the Year 2001/Senior Male Athlete of the Year 2003 and 2005, Golf).

For further information on the 48th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards please visit,

Detailed award criteria is included on the nomination form. Thank you for taking the time to put forth your nominations so we can recognize British Columbia’s finest athletes.

If you have any questions regarding nominations or Athlete of the Year please contact Sport BC at:

Rob Newman
President & CEO, Sport BC

Cycling BC members can put forth a name to us at Cycling BC with the below forms, to compete against other candidates from other sports across the province.
2013 SBC Master Athlete Nomination
2013 SBC Athlete with a Disability
2013 SBC Daryl Thompson
2013 SBC Harry Jerome
2013 SBC Coach Female
2013 SBC Coach Male
2013 SBC High School Female
2013 SBC High School Male
2013 SBC Junior Female
2013 SBC Junior Male
2013 SBC Master Athlete
2013 SBC Senior Female
2013 SBC Senior Male
2013 SBC University
2013 SBC College Athlete
2013 SBC Team
2013 SBC Official