The International Fair Play Committee is calling for nominations for the 2020 World Fair Play Awards!
The International Fair Play Committee’s mission is to draw the attention of the world to the outstanding examples of fair play attitude and good sportsmanship in sports. The Committee presents awards annually in four categories – Act of Fair Play, Career in the spirit of Fair Play, Promotion of Fair Play, Fair Play Trophy for the Youth – respectively to athletes, teams, journalists, sports officials and organisations all over the world.
If you were a witness of such fair attitude, please send candidatures for the 2020 World Fair Play Awards!
2020 World Fair Play Awards categories
The International Fair Play Committee awards distinctions for fair play under the following four categories each year:
- Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy
– to an athlete, or a team, for an act of fair play that cost, or could have cost his/her victory, or could have downgraded his sport performance;
- Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy
– to a person for his/her remarkable general attitude showed all along his/her sport career, for an outstanding and constant spirit of fair play, for observing the unwritten rule of sport not to take advantage of an opponent’s bad luck;
- Willi Daume World Fair Play Trophy
– to a person or organization for an activity aiming at promoting fair play by organizing national or local campaigns, giving lectures, writing articles in the press, or making comments on the radio or television;
- Jacques Rogge World Fair Play Trophy for the Youth
– to an athlete, or a team UNDER 20, for a gesture of fair play
The CIFP awards are the following in the ascending order of merit:
- Letter of Congratulations
- Diploma of Honour
- World Fair Play Trophies
The Trophies and Diplomas of Honour are presented to the laureates in a ceremony held every year.
Fully substantiated candidacies for 2020 World Fair Play Awards can be submitted by the 15th of February 2021 to: email@example.com
Any questions about the nomination process or forms can be directed to us via our website here.