Nominations are now being accepted for Sport BC's Community Sport Hero Awards which is coming to Richmond March 14.
Presented by Teck, the awards will honour long-standing community volunteers who have made significant contributions to sport. Nominations can be made through sportbc.com until Feb. 15.
"Volunteers fuel the development and sustainability of community sport within British Columbia," said Rob Newman, President and CEO of Sport BC. "These awards are an important and meaningful opportunity to acknowledge individuals who have made significant and continued contributions to sport within their community."
To be eligible, nominees for the Community Sport Hero Awards must meet the following criteria: Be an individual from the local community who makes a voluntary contribution to sport through coaching, officiating, boards, administration or special events.
Has been, or continues to be, a dedicated sport volunteer for a minimum of eight years.