Athlete Lifetime Achievement


Award Criteria

Nominations will be judged on the strength of their submission by the following criteria:

  • Participation
    • The nominee must be/have been a registered athlete in a Special Olympics sport club for a minimum of 10 years.
  • Athletic and Personal Development
    • The nominee must have demonstrated success in his/her sport(s), doing their personal best to achieve their athletic goals.
    • The nominee must have demonstrated a dedication to improve their athletic skill over the course of their career.
    • The nominee must have demonstrated an improvement in personal growth and development over the course of their career.
  • Sportsmanship
    • The nominee must exemplify/have exemplified the true spirit of Special Olympics.
    • The nominee must display/have displayed sportsmanship and consideration of fellow athletes, coaches and officials.
    • The nominee must/have consistently act/acted as a role model for other Special Olympics athletes.
  • Additional Considerations
    • Please list any other significant achievements the nominee has achieved outside of their athletic accomplishments (i.e. International Global Ambassador, Board Member, etc.)

Please complete this form by April 30, 2024. Please note that any submissions received after this date will not be considered.
Please use a separate form for each nominee. There is no limit to the number of athletes you may nominate.
Please note that nominations cannot be submitted by a family member.

  • Please complete the following information in support of this nomination.




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