THERE are only around 24 hours left until entries close for the 2011 Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

It is the sixth year of the event, which will mark the best of the sporting talent in the county at a prestigious evening at Oxford United’s Kassam Stadium on Friday, December 9.

Once again the Oxford Mail is the event’s official media partner and we, together with the Oxfordshire Sports Partnership and other sponsors will be doing all that we can to ensure the finest talent in the county is rewarded.

To put forward an individual, club or team who you believe have achieved something outstanding this year, download a nomination form from or contact Graham Hurst by either calling 01865 252661 or by e-mailing him at The closing date for entries is midday tomorrow.

The shortlists in each category will be announced at the end of October after the judging panel have made their decisions.

Award Categories Sportsman, Sportswoman, Unsung Hero, Junior Sportsperson, Disabled Sportsperson, Junior Sports Team, Young Volunteer, Sports Team, Club, Coach, Active inspiration Award.