Categories and Criteria

There will be 6 sections: Athletes of Determination Sports, New Comers, Sporting Inspiration of the year Award, Sports / Fitness Talent Showcase, Overall Categories and
Athlete of the year Categories divided into 22 sub sections.
Entries will be divided into the following age groups: U14, U16 and U19 [ as of 1st September 2017]

ATHLETES OF DETERMINATION SPORTS CATEGORY

NEW COMER CATEGORIES

SPORTING INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR AWARD

SPORTS / FITNESS TALENT SHOWCASE

OVERALL CATEGORIES

Judging Process

A comprehensive judging process will decide the winners of the UAE Teen Sports & Fitness Awards.
Judging will take place in three stages. Each entry will be judged by a knowledgeable and recognized panel of experts in their field.

1

Round One

Submissions/nominations close 15th March 2018

All entries will be judged on a stand -alone basis, without comparison to other entries in the category.

The judges will independently evaluate the initial submission received for each entry, and use the published judging criteria for each award category to score the nominations.

The judges will submit their individual scores which will be collated and the top entries shortlisted for each category.

2

Round Two

Shortlisted entrants will be informed and may be asked to submit additional supporting material for the final round of judging.

Judges will review shortlisted entrants based on the additional supporting material received.

The chairperson of the judging panel reserves the right to cast any deciding vote, should the need arise. The Finalists from Round Two will be published on the Awards website on 20th March 2018 http://teenawards.ae/

3

Round Three

UAE Teen Sports & Fitness Awards judging panel will make the final decision on the category winners based on the highest scores within each category, this process will be overseen by REPs UAE.

The chairperson of the judging panel reserves the right to cast any deciding vote, should the need arise.

Awards Winners will be announced at the UAE Teen Sports & Fitness Awards Ceremony on Friday 27th April 2018.

Non-disclosure

Teen Sports & Fitness Awards recognize and respect the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. Entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process. We do not publish the names of companies, organizations or individuals that have not won an award, nor will we reproduce any information from entries. Submission information from unsuccessful entries will remain confidential.

FittGROUP MIDDLE EAST reserves the right to use information contained in the winning entries apart from details and any content marked not for publication for subsequent publicity, promotions and other activities relating to the Teen Sports & Fitness Awards.