CFF is Seeking Nominations

By Caroline Sharp March 7, 2018

The CFF will be staging its 6th Annual Awards & Recognition Banquet on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 in conjunction with the CFF National Fencing Championships in St. Catharine’s, Ontario.

The CFF is seeking nominations in the following award categories:

President’s Award: The CFF President’s Award is reserved to recognize the exceptional achievement and/or long and outstanding contribution of an individual to the sport of fencing.

Carl Schwende Award: The Carl Schwende Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes an individual who through excellence, dedication and the true spirit of volunteerism, made a significant contribution to the sport of fencing in Canada during the calendar year of 2017.

Lightwood Award: The Lightwood Award was created in 1968 in honour of George Lightwood. This award recognizes athletes who have excelled in competition during the year proceeding the date of the award, or present an outstanding record of performance in the past, all while demonstrating exceptional talent, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport of fencing.

Christian Vidosa Award: The CFF Christian Vidosa Referee of the Year is awarded annually to the national level referee deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of officiating in Canada during the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

Coach of the Year Award: The CFF welcomes your nomination of a high performance level coach who has made a positive impact on his / her athletes and the sport of fencing as a whole.

All nominations are due by April 13, 2018.