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EL Sport Award 2017-2018 edition is now open

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EL Sport Award 2017-2018 edition is now open

EL Sport Award 2017-2018 edition is now open.

Submission guidelines:

Eligible projects

Any project that:

  • Seeks to promote grassroots sport
  • Makes society a better place (addresses societal phenomena), and uses sport as a tool (e.g. social inclusion through sport projects / tackling radicalisation through sport)
  • Concretely fights against negative phenomena within the sports world (match-fixing, corruption, spectator violence, doping etc.)

Eligibility for applicants

Applicants could be:

  • Natural persons (e.g. former athletes)
  • NGOs
  • Public or private organisations or associations (e.g. municipalities, local NGOs, umbrella associations, sport clubs)

Any natural person, NGSO, club, public or private organisation, active within the field of grassroots or professional sport can be considered.

Application process

Interested organisations/natural persons should send to EL Sport Executive Secretary, Evangelos Alexadrakis at, the following documents:

  • A clear description of the project leader (organisation/NGO/natural person)
  • A clear description of the project/initiative (clearly indicating objectives, activities, results)
  • A description of future activities as part of the project/initiative
  • Additional material (e.g. video) could be also added

Submission deadline:

31 January 2018

EL Sport Award ceremony

The EL Sport Award will be handed during the EL Industry Days in Prague. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered for one person representing the winning project/organisation.

  • Along with the award, 5,ooo EUR will be handed to the winning project, which will have to be spent on similar activities/initiatives


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Friday, October 6, 2017 - 13:51

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