Nominations for the 2024 Devon Cricket Collective Awards are now open!

The awards are a great opportunity to nominate that person at your cricket club who deserves a huge thank you for their efforts in the past 12 months, 10 years or 50 years! Nominations for 2024 have been expanded to 15 categories:

  • Connecting Communities
    • A club or community organisation which has gone above and beyond to #RaiseTheGame and support communities/groups.
  • Inspired to Play
    • An individual or group within your club or community organisation going above and beyond to #RaiseTheGame and open the game up to new audiences.
  • Growing the Game
    • A league volunteer, committee member, or administrator going above and beyond to support clubs and help increase the number of games played.
  • Lifetime Achiever
    • That one individual who has given many years of service to your club or community group and who you could not do without.
  • Cricket Innovators
    • Someone who has brought new ideas and/or implemented new systems to improve your club or community group.
  • Unsung Hero
    • Those heroes who impact our game from behind-the-scenes and help us make cricket happen. This could be ground staff, coaches, officials, umpires or other volunteers.
  • Rising Star Award
    • A young volunteer making a difference (for 11-16-year-olds).
  • Game Changer
    • A young volunteer making a difference in the game (for 17-25-year-olds).
  • SafeHands Award
    • An individual who has gone above and beyond to create a positive and inclusive environment for young people to enjoy the game.
  • Volunteer Grounds Management Team of the Year
    • An opportunity to reward and recognise those volunteers who are working hard and improving the places where the game is played.
  • Tackling Climate Change
    • A club or community organisation that is addressing the threat climate change poses to cricket, by making sustainable changes to operations, adapting their facilities and/or engaging and educating their local community.
  • Metro Bank Champion of Girls' Cricket
    • A volunteer, coach or role model who has championed growing girls' cricket at their club.
  • Young Coach of the Year
    • A young person who is already passing on their enthusiasm for the game and inspiring the next generation of players (for 16-25 year olds).
  • Coach of the Year
    • A coach who goes the extra mile and is a true coaching hero to their club, league, county or school.
  • Outstanding Contribution - Services to Coaching
    • This coach is the life and soul at your club, in your league, your county or at your school, coaching and making a difference to players.

The Lifetime Achiever Award recognises the long-term and integral contribution of specific individuals to cricket. The remaining 10 categories should relate to people’s contribution over the previous 12 months.