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August 17/12 12:29 pm - Call for Nominations for 40th Canadian Sport Awards

Posted by Editoress on 08/17/12

The True Sport Foundation announced today its Call for Nominations for the 40th Canadian Sport Awards (CSA).

The nomination period begins today and closes on Sunday, September 16th, at 5:00 pm EST.

Canada’s definitive event for honouring and recognizing sport achievements will award recipients based upon accomplishments between January 1st and September 16th, 2012.

“We are pleased to continue the tradition of the Canadian Sport Awards and pay tribute to the hard work, dedication and victories of our country’s finest athletes,” noted Peter Leyser, Executive Director, True Sport Foundation. “In addition, we will recognize the other champions of sport, the coaches, volunteers, leaders and corporations whose support is critical for our athletes to succeed.”

Finalists for each CSA award will be announced on September 27th with the winners being announced on October 17th, at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary.

Official nomination
forms can be downloaded from for:

Junior Athlete of the Year
Corporate Excellence Award
Leadership in Sport Award
Volunteer Achievement Award
Athlete Leadership Award
Spirit of Sport Story of the Year

The Athlete Performance Awards (Male, Female, Team, and Partners of the Year) will be seeded by the Top-8 results published by Sport Canada, therefore no nomination forms are required.

Canadian sport organizations, media and the general public are encouraged to nominate their sporting heroes for their passion, achievement and contribution to Canadian sport in 2012.

“The Canadian Sport Awards remind Canadians how sport lifts the human spirit and inspires hope,” says Leyser. “One of the highlights is the incredible and compelling stories we learn about our athletes and coaches, and their seemingly insurmountable challenges. We look forward to sharing these stories with the public through our popular Spirit of Sport Story of the Year Award”.

Nomination Eligibility

Any Canadian citizen can nominate an individual, team or corporation for the Canadian Sport Awards. Individuals and corporations can also self-nominate. Eligible entries are for performances or contributions from January 1, 2012 through to September 16, 2012.

Submissions must be received at the True Sport Foundation no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, Sunday, September 16, 2012. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Completed ORIGINAL submissions should be sent to:

True Sport Foundation
CSA Selection Advisory Committee
350-955 Green Valley Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2C 3V4


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