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Sussex Sports Awards

The Sussex Sports Awards is one of the most prestigious evenings in the Sussex sporting calendar, taking place each November.

This is not a night to be missed by anybody involved in Sussex sport and physical activity. Sport provides us with a unique opportunity to laugh, applaud, and be inspired, all at once, and the Sussex Sports Awards leaves guests doing just that.

Next Event

The provisional date for the Sussex Sports Awards 2019 is Friday 22 November 2019, the venue TBC. 

Last Event

The Sussex Sports Awards 2018 took place on Friday 23 November, at The Grand Hotel, Brighton. 


The Sussex Sports Awards 2018 winners:

Active Sussex Clubmark Award

Hellingly Hound Dogs Youth American Football Club


Active Sussex Young Volunteer of the Year

Sarah Graham


Platinum Publishing Group Young Sports Personality of the Year

Jonah Bryant


Active Sussex Special Recognition for Integration, Innovation and Inspiration

Brighton Table Tennis Club


Create Development Active Primary School of the Year

Arundel Church of England Primary School


The Grand Hotel Community Impact Award

Crawley Old Girls (COGs)


Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Team of the Year

Team Santos (Brighton Table Tennis Club)


Active Sussex Coach of the Year

Danielle Lewis-Collins


Sussex County FA Volunteer of the Year

Eric Douglin


Everyone Active Club of the Year

Burgess Hill Cricket Club


University of Brighton Disabled Sports Personality of the Year

Joe Townsend


Freedom Leisure Sports Personality of the Year

Rob Cross


BBC Sussex Unsung Hero Award

Peter Witcomb


Wave Leisure Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award

Teresa Bennett

More information? 

  • Photographs from the 2018 awards are on our Facebook page.
  • Videos from the 2018 awards can be viewed via our YouTube channel here.

Nominations for the Sussex Sports Awards 2019 will open late summer/early autumn of 2019.


For more information please contact:

Edward Bartram

Edward Bartram

Events Officer

01273 644103

Ed delivers the Sussex Sports Awards, School Games, Parallel Youth Games & Active Sussex Network meetings, Annual Partner Conference & AGM.