These awards are designed to highlight young people’s astonishing achievements and to give them the recognition and encouragement they deserve.

We have been working alongside young people for eleven years now and we know how amazing they can be with the right support. Now we want to SHOUT OUT LOUD about their achievements.

Nominations for these awards are open to all young people in Norfolk aged between 11-19 (or up to the age of 25 for those with additional needs) and an independent panel of judges will decide the finalists and winners.

The categories for the awards will be:

  • Community
  • Sport (Individual)
  • Sport (Team)
  • Arts
  • Charity
  • Entrepreneur
  • Perseverance
  • Volunteer
  • Education

Plus

  • Hero - recognising an adult who in the eyes of young people is their 'hero' or young persons champion
  • Outstanding Achievement - this award will be given to the most outstanding nomination received from the above categories

Joe Crowley, Ambassador of OPEN Youth Trust and presenter of The One Show and Countryfile will host an Awards night which will take place at OPEN on Wednesday 28th February 2018.

This promises to be an amazing opportunity to honour our young people in Norfolk.

Nominations will open on 8th September 2017.

The Main Sponsors of these awards are: