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North Riding FA Shortlisted for Three Awards

The winners will be announced on Thursday 15 September 2022

North Riding FA has been successfully shortlisted for awards in the following categories at the 2022 County FA Recognition Awards. 

Insight & Data
Women & Girls
Youth Engagement

The Awards, which will be announced at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Thursday 15 September 2022, recognise and endorse the best projects, products and services delivered by County FAs over the past two seasons while sharing best practice and learnings from around the country.

A record breaking 235 submissions have been entered from the 50 County FAs operating across England, highlighting continuous improvements and showcasing how they are innovating to improve grassroots football and increase participation across all levels of the game. 

The eleven categories which will be recognised at the awards are: 

Brand Engagement
Coach Development
Digital Engagement
Employee Engagement
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Football Development
Insight & Data
Special recognition
Women & Girls
Youth Engagement

Steven Wade, North Riding FA Chief Executive Officer, said: “Everyone at North Riding FA is delighted to have been shortlisted in three categories for the upcoming County FA Recognition Awards. 

“It is an honour to have been shortlisted in what undoubtedly will have been a very competitive process, with lots of great working taking place across the country by our colleagues in other County FAs. 

“I would like to thank all of the staff at North Riding FA who work tirelessly to support and develop football across the county. I am delighted that their passion and commitment over the past two seasons has been recognised in this manner. 

“We are looking forward to attending the ceremony at Wembley Stadium and it would be great to bring one of the awards home with us.”

The FA’s Head of Operations for Grassroots Football, Tim Foster, added: “I’d like to congratulate North Riding County FA in making the final shortlist for these awards, and all of the other County FAs for their excellent submissions which are testament to their dedication and achievements over the past two seasons.

“The long-standing partnership between the FA and County FAs is a crucial part of our long-term strategy for grassroots football. The partnership is committed to serving those that participate and are involved in the game, and providing the leadership needed to ensure future generations continue to enjoy and benefit from our national game.

“We look forward to recognising and rewarding our County FAs at Wembley Stadium in September and thanking each and every one of them for the vital work they deliver across their local communities.”