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Awards Dinner

Please note that the Awards Dinner is now fully booked and we are unable to provide any further tickets therefore if we have not already received your registration form we will not be able to seat you at this event.
Photo of Sue Campbell on stage chatting with Hannah Cockroft and Alex Danson

Kate Richardson-WalshJoin hosts Baroness Sue Campbell and Alison Oliver for our YST 2017 Conference awards dinner on Tuesday 28 February, 6.30pm.

This wonderful evening features a whole host of sporting stars from Rio; Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE, captain of the heroic gold medal-winning hockey team; Gymnastics coach Scott Hann, described by Olympic double gold medallist Max Whitlock MBE as his unsung hero and Jenni Banks, widely regarded as one of the most successful Paralympic coaches in the world, coach to Hannah Cockroft.

Also joining us on Tuesday 28 February are the world-record breakers Rannoch Women's Challenge crew, who successfully rowed from New York to Falmouth in 49 days in 2016, the fastest women’s crossing of the Atlantic Ocean (West to East).

The evening will recognise the outstanding work of schools and young people across the country with the presentation of seven awards. See below for more information on the categories.

The categories are:

1. YST Outstanding Primary School
2. YST Outstanding Secondary School
3. YST Outstanding SEND School
YST member schools applying or being nominated for these awards will need to demonstrate how they have inspired or led change in PE, school sport and/or physical activity, enabling their young people to achieve their personal best.

4. YST Outstanding Innovation Partner
Partners applying or being nominated for this award will need to demonstrate how they have inspired or led innovative change to support the development of all young people in PE school sport and/or physical activity

5. Youth Sport Award Outstanding Achievement (young person)
Nominations for this award will be welcomed from Youth Sport Award (YSA) Pathfinder schools for young people who have participated (not necessarily completed) in the YSA during the 2015/16 or 2016/17 academic year. The nominated young person must demonstrate and reflect, how through participating in the YSA their leadership, wellbeing and achievement has developed and how this has or is inspiring them to pursue their aspirations.

6. Campbell CARE Award (practitioner)
This year YST would like to seek nominations of a Headteacher Ambassador, who through their advocacy work at school, local and national level has inspired and led change within PE, school sport and/or physical activity.

7. Beckwith CARE Award (young person)
YST are seeking nominations for young volunteers aged 16-25 (who volunteer in the school sport setting). They will need to demonstrate at least two of the CARE (Creativity, Aspiration, Resilience and Empathy) traits in the nomination, connection in the leadership pathway within the school sport setting. 

Application/Nomination Process

Applications and nominations are now closed. Finalists will be contacted by Friday 24 February and winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner.

For more information see FAQs YST Awards 2017 or contact