The 2024 Lincolnshire FA Service Recognition Award nominations are now open!
The Association has the prestigious awards programme in place to recognise and reward those volunteers that are currently active and who have given long service to administering, supporting, officiating and developing the game throughout Lincolnshire.
The awards in place to recognise these outstanding individuals are:
Long Service Award
For individuals who have represented their club or league administratively, or have contributed to football in Lincolnshire in any other form considered outstanding, not merely worthy of merit, for a period of not less than 10 years consecutive service. The nominees record of service to the game must not include service as a player or referee.
Valued Service Award
For individuals who have represented their club administratively, or, have contributed to football in Lincolnshire in any other form considered outstanding, not merely worthy of merit, for a period of not less than 20 years consecutive service. The nominees record of service to the game must not include service as a player or referee.
Referee Long Service
Referees who have completed a minimum of 20 consecutive years of active service.
Please complete the form below fully and submit no later than Tuesday 30th April 2024 for the nomination to be considered. All applications must be made on behalf of the proposed recipient. No personal applications will be considered. Any proposed nominee must fully meet the criteria before recognition is considered. All applications received will be considered by the Lincolnshire FA’s Chair, Vice Chair and CEO who will put forward their recommendations to the full Council of the Lincolnshire Football Association for a final decision.
Nominees who meet the criteria will be presented with their award at the following years Annual General Meeting of the Lincolnshire Football Association. Written notification of approval or otherwise will be sent to the applicant within four weeks of the relevant Council meeting.
The Lincolnshire FA can choose to further honour individuals by awarding nominees the Meritorious Service Award. This award is the highest honour the Lincolnshire FA can bestow, and its awarding is at the discretion of the Lincolnshire FA Council. The Award will only be bestowed to those who have evidenced outstanding and distinguishing service, across the game.
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