Chance to Shine Awards 2017

This year the Chance to Shine Awards Supported by NatWest will be taking place on Tuesday 14 November. 

Project

Award Categories: 
(Nomination form downloads only available on desktop/laptop)

Chance to Shine Project of the Year Award

Chance to Shine Schools and Street is strategically delivered through individual projects identified by their county board, and this award recognises the outstanding achievements made to increase opportunities for young people to play and learn through cricket. 

Nominees must: 
 • Come from a current Chance to Shine programme delivering either Schools or Street activity

Find out more about last years winner, Camden Street, here. 

Click here for the Project of the Year nomination form. 

Coach

Chance to Shine Coach of the Year Award

Coaches are at the heart of Chance to Shine and we recognise the impact great coaches have on young people. Coaches act as role models, inspire young people to develop a love of the game and engage with teachers/community workers to bring cricket into everyday life. This award recognises the role of great coaches in the Chance to Shine Schools and Street programme. 

Nominees must: 
• Hold a relevant ECB coaching qualification or equivalent
• Hold an up to date CRB qualification

2016's Coach of the Year Award was won by Saba Nasim. Find out more about her story here. 

Click here for the Coach of the Year nomination form. 

Primary

Chance to Shine Primary School of the Year Award

Schools are extremely important to the programme and this award recognises how they embrace the Chance to Shine philosophy in working towards both sustainability and competition. 

Nominees must:
• Have received Chance to Shine coaching and taken part in competition 
• Have engaged with the programme on a regular basis, including the training of teachers
• Provide a clear club / school link to transition young people 

Last years award was one by Brooke Primary School in Norfolk. Find out about them here.  

Click here for the Primary School of the Year nomination form. 

Secondary

Chance to Shine Secondary School of the Year Award

Schools are extremely important to the programme and this award recognises how they embrace the Chance to Shine philosophy in working towards both sustainability and competition. The Secondary Schools Award will recognise a school which is making an impact on increasing regular participation in cricket by young people. We're looking for a school that has embraced the sport and got great engagement from the students and teachers. 

Nominees must:
• Have received Chance to Shine coaching and taken part in competition
• Have engaged with the programme on a regular basis, including the training of teachers
• Provide a clear club / school link to transition young people

Find out more about last years winner, Cherwell School in Oxford, here

Click here for the Secondary School of the Year nomination form.

Chance to Shine Young Leader Award

Young Leader

This Award recognises a young person (aged 14 – 18 years) whose enthusiasm and passion for cricket has encouraged their peers to join in and pursue the game – this may be in a formal (ie ‘Activator’ training) or informal way. As well showing their own aptitude for the sport, they engage with others to help provide coaching and leadership to help them to develop their own skills and enjoyment of the game.

Nominees must: 
• Have been part of a Chance to Shine programme during 2016/17

Muskan Ratti won last years award, find out about her here

Click here for the Young Leader Award nomination form. 

Chance to Shine Street Participant of the Year Award

Street Participant

We're looking for an individual worthy of recognition who is a participant at a Street project. This award recognises both girls and boys, who have been outstanding participants in our Street programme for a number of reasons including: showing great dedication to the project with regular attendance and enthusiasm, showing strong personal development over time, performing well at competitions and helping other participants with their development, progressing their cricket beyond Chance to Shine.

Nominees must:
• Have been part of a Chance to Shine Street programme during 2016/17

Click here for the Street Participant of the Year Award nomination form.