These nominations are a chance to celebrate your efforts over the past 12 months, and have them officially recognised. We want to celebrate the amazing stories of 2021 and recognise the great contributions from the whole community.

England Senior Bowler of the Year - Men & Women
The outstanding man & woman who have represented England in senior international bowls, or performed exceptionally in National Championships, in 2021.

This award will be decided by the other England players, management staff and the international selectors.

England Rising Star - Men & Women
The outstanding man/boy & woman/girl who have represented England in junior international bowls, or performed exceptionally in National Championships, in 2021.

This award will be decided by the other England players, management staff and the international selectors.

Hall Of Fame
Each year, a new bowls luminary will be added to the Bowls England Hall of Fame.

This will recognise the immense contribution this individual has made to our sport, and will be decided by the Bowls England Board.

County of the Year
This award is for the County Association that has done the most outstanding work across all areas of management, competition success and new initiatives.

This award will be decided by an expert panel.

Club of the Year, sponsored by Sutton Winson
Similar to the County Award, this will celebrate a club that has achieved success across all areas of club management and new initiatives.

This award will be decided by an expert panel, but is open to nominations.

Team of the Year
This award recognises the team that has performed admirably on the green over the past 12 month, at national, county or club level. That could be a team of any size, from Pairs all the way up to a Middleton or Johns.

Story of the Year, sponsored by Bowls International
A staple of the Bowls England calendar, this accolade celebrates an incredible marketing initiative at club or county level which has led to a growth in participation, or has increased exposure for the sport.

This will be shortlisted by an expert panel, including Bowls International Editor at Large, Ceris Hewlings, with an online vote held to determine the winner.

Greenkeeper of the Year, sponsored by Dennis Mowers
This prize will be awarded to a greenkeeper at a club who has done outstanding work on their green which has helped increase participation.

Greenkeeper of the Year is open for nominations! This will be shortlisted by Bowls England, and the winner will be decided by Dennis Mowers & an expert panel.

Coach of the Year
Celebrating the best of the coaching community in England, this gong will honour the outstanding coach of the past 12 months, inspiring all participants.

This award will be decided by an expert panel featuring a Coach Bowls representative.

Official of the Year

This award will be presented to the umpire who has gone above and beyond in 2021. Their work will have helped deliver great experiences for participants this year.

This award will be decided by an expert panel including an English Bowls Umpires Association (EBUA) representative.

Unsung Hero
Our sport is full of people who work tirelessly behind the scenes. This accolade will recognises someone who has contributed impressively to any area of voluntary activity to support the delivery of our sport.

The shortlist will then be put to an online vote to decide the winner.

Certificate of Merit
Our equivalent to a Lifetime Achievement Award, this will recognise someone who has made an outstanding contribution throughout their lives for a number of years.

Bowls Maker of the Year
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our sport, and this honour is specifically for the outstanding volunteer at Bowls England events, such as the National Finals.

This will be decided by an expert panel, with the shortlist drawn up by the Bowls England team.

 

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