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Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 09:41 GMT 10:41 UK
Nominate an unsung hero
Trevor Collins
Trevor Collins won last year's award

Do you know someone who helps others take part in sport within your community?

If so, why not nominate them for the BBC's search for "Sports Unsung Hero of 2006" ?

  • We are looking for an individual who, on a voluntary basis, makes a difference to sport within your region.

  • They must give their time and talents to enable others to participate in sport.

  • This may be in helping an individual, group, team or teams.

  • This sport can be at any level.

  • They must be someone who gains no financial reward for their time and effort.

    UNSUNG HERO NOMINATION
    (PDF file 91 KB)

  • They must be aged 16 years or over.

    The search for sport's Unsung Hero is taking place across the United Kingdom. It will see winners initially named in the following BBC areas:

    Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, East, East Midlands, London, North East & Cumbria, North West, South, South East, South West, West, West Midlands, Yorkshire, East Yorkshire & Lincolnshire.

    These regional Unsung Heroes will then be invited to the BBC Sports Personality of the Year programme on Sunday 10th December 2006 where an overall winner will be announced.

    HOW TO MAKE A NOMINATION

    To enter, you will need to complete all sections of the nomination form (note: users reading this article via our mobile service will need to view this page on a pc to enter online).

    Send the completed form before the closing date of Sunday 5 November to:

    BBC Sports Unsung Hero 2006
    BBC Birmingham
    B1 1RF

    Alternatively, you can complete your application online - remembering that all sections need to be filled in. Any nomination that doesn't include details of the nominee cannot be accepted.

    Your nominee must be informed and have agreed to being entered.

    Regional winners will be announced on or before Monday 4 December 2006

    Nominees may be asked to appear on BBC TV and/or radio.

    The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding their decision.



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