ProMotion Plus Leadership Award

In partnership with ProMotion Plus, the provincial organization for women in sport, the Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games will present a leadership award at the Games.

The purpose of the award is to identify, recognize and celebrate the accomplishment(s) of an individual, organization, or group in BC that has challenged the traditional limits for women and girls in physical activity and sport and in doing so has supported girls and/or women to participate more fully in physical activity or sport as participants, competitors and/or leaders. 


  • Nominations may include but are not limited to the achievements of athletes, teams, coaches, officials, administrators, or volunteers and programs or special events, which increased or enhanced opportunities for girls and women.
  • Nominations can be made for an individual, group, or organization that has increased participation enhanced or improved access and opportunities for girls/women in BC OR to an individual female or group of females to recognize their personal achievements in sport, recreation or physical activity.
  • Nomination should focus on the candidate’s achievements over the past two years (2014-2016).
  • Nominations must be submitted using the online form.
  • The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm on June 30, 2016.
  • The nominee must be able to attend a luncheon on Friday, July 22 to receive the award.
This award could recognize:  
  • a new, enhanced or expanded program or service.  
  • the achievements of an athlete, coach or official in their school, region or the province.
  • competitive achievements of an athlete, coach or official at a province-wide or broader competition/event.
  • a special event that was targeted toward the participation of girls and women under the age of 19.
  • an organization for putting on a special event for women and girls under the age of 19.

ProMotion Plus is a non-profit organization whose mission it is to promote access and opportunities in sport and physical activity for the women and girls of BC.  For more information about ProMotion Plus or their programs, see their website.


Complete the form below for each nominee.  Once the nomination is submitted an email, outlining details of your submission, will be sent to nominator (if an email address is provided).  The award criteria and information can be downloaded here.

The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm on June 30, 2016.

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