Scotland continues to shine when it comes to sporting achievement – and none of it would be possible without the sporting heroes who inspire others.
So who has impressed you in 2019?
Which star did the most to put Scotland on the sporting map?
And who has used sport to change lives in their local community?
The Sunday Mail sportscotland Scottish Sports Awards recognise excellence and celebrate the heroes throughout Scottish sport.
Now in its 13th year, the 2019 ceremony will take place on 5 December at Glasgow’s Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Central.
Why should I nominate?
This is your chance to applaud your favourite sporting stars and help recognise their dedication and achievements.
Chair of sportscotland, Mel Young, said: “It has been another fantastic year for sport in Scotland. Scottish athletes continue to shine on the world stage and there is terrific work being done by the sporting community across the country to increase the opportunities for as many people as possible to take part in sport.
“It is wonderful to have another chance to recognise such dedicated and hard-working people alongside Scotland’s elite athletes.”
How do I nominate?
Time to nominate is running out - we need your suggestions by Tuesday, 1 October.
You can enter yourself or nominate someone who you think deserves recognition and it’s free to enter.
Visit the Scottish Sports Awards website to enter details of your nominations for the various awards.
How can I book tickets for the ceremony?
If you would like the attend the unforgettable black tie awards ceremony on 5 December at Glasgow’s Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Central, visit the Scottish Sports Awards website to reserve your spot.
What are the categories?
- Coach/Manager of the Year
- Disability Sports Award
- Inspirational Performance
- Local Club of the Year
- Local Hero Award
- School Sport Award
- Scottish Sports Personality
- Team of the Year
- Young Sports Personality
- Editor’s Choice Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Who won last year?
Last year’s event celebrated incredible success on the world stage and in local communities across Scotland.
Among the winners was Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic medallist Duncan Scott who was awarded the Scottish Sports Personality. The Stirling swimmer was applauded for his breath taking performances in the pool across the year.
Team United Sports was crowned Local Club of the Year following the introduction of a grassroots football programme in Broxburn offering young people with autism opportunities and support to play sport in a safe environment.
Here's how Sport First covered the 2018 awards
Where can I keep up to date on the 2019 awards?
Follow the conversation on social media over the coming months using the hashtag #ScottishSportsAwards.