Oxfordshire Youth Awards

The Parish Council has been asked to distribute the following information to residents.

In May 2020, Oxfordshire Youth, the county’s leading Youth Organisation, will be hosting a spectacular event not to be missed.  Sponsored by BLENHEIM, it will shine a light on Oxfordshire’s outstanding, hard-working and talented children and young people (age 8-21) who deserve to be celebrated.

Anyone can nominate, from teachers, to parents or sport coaches. and everyone is encouraged to nominate an outstanding young person today.  Whether the outcome of their action was big or small, the organisers want to hear about the efforts that young people make as active and positive citizens in the county.

The event will take place at the New Theatre in Oxford on Wednesday 13th May 2020, where the aim is to fill all 1800 seats with young people and their proud families.  For those who cannot make it to the event, the Digital Sponsor Oxford Media Factory will be producing a live stream so that you can tune in at home!

There are eight awards categories, and you can nominate individuals and groups:

  • Arts Superstar
  • Community Champion, sponsored by Oxford Bus Company
  • Inspirational Entrepreneur, sponsored by Jennings and Monument Community Trust
  • Sports Personality, sponsored by Decathlon
  • STEM Innovator, sponsored by Owen Mumford
  • Youth Activist, sponsored by Oxfordshire County Councillor Liam Walker
  • Youth Project of the Year, sponsored by Samla Tribe
  • Pride of Oxfordshire, sponsored by University of Oxford Apprenticeships

Nominations close on Sunday 15th March.  For more information about each award and to nominate please visit our webiste: www.oxfordshireyouth.org/youthawards

In addition to the awards, there will be performances from some of Oxfordshire’s most talented singers, dancers and performers.

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