Annual Sports Awards To Be Held On March 16

March 8, 2013

The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation will host the 32nd Annual Sports Awards, ceremony, under the distinguished patronage of Premier Craig Cannonier at the Fairmont Southampton Resort Poinciana Room on Saturday, 16 March, 2013 at 7pm.

During the evening events, the Minister of Community and Cultural Development Wayne Scott will announce the Minister’s Awards for Cricket and Football. In addition, 25 individuals will receive awards for their achievements in sports this year and their contributions to sports over the years. The event will conclude with the Premier announcing the Senior and Junior Athletes Of The Year.

The purpose of the awards is to identify and recognize distinguished achievements of Bermudians in the field of sports. Recognition is awarded to athletes who participate and achieve a high standard in international competition, athletes who have achieved special status or distinction in sports and those persons who have made contributions to the development of sport in a non-competitive capacity.

Minister Scott said, “Bermuda is truly fortunate to have so many world class athletes and their achievements deserve to be recognized by all in the community and so I encourage everyone to attend the Sports Awards and commend our sporting community, including the significant role of our national sports governing bodies, coaches and volunteers.”

Limited tickets are on sale for $10 at the Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation, FB Perry Building, 40 Church Street, Hamilton or call 295-0855 for more information.

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