Nominations for the 2014 Campaigner Awards

Please read below for details of how to nominate entries for the four main award categories at this years Campaigner Awards:

  • Best Ride Leader 
  • Best Local Group Ride or Event  
  • Best Local Group Campaign or Initiative 
  • Outstanding Contribution to Local Cycling Campaigning

There are two nomination forms depending on who you are nominating on behalf of:

LOCAL GROUP NOMINATION FORM

INDIVIDUAL LCC MEMBER NOMINATION FORM 


Deadline for completion - Thursday 2nd October, 9am

Winners will be selected by our panel of experts, with winners announced at the LCC AGM on Saturday 11th October 2014.

Questions? Email activism@lcc.org.uk

Important Information for LCC Members 

All LCC members are encouraged to nominate other individual LCC members for the Outstanding Contribution to Local Cycle Campaigning Award. LCC members must fill in this form no later than 9am, Thursday 2nd October 2014.

Individual LCC members who are not part of a Local Group, but wish to nominate a Local Group for one of the group awards, should email details to activism@lcc.org.uk. Emails will be forwarded onto local groups encouraging them to nominate for that category.

Important information for Local Groups

All Local LCC Groups are permitted to nominate for all categories -Best Ride Leader, Best Local Group Ride or Event and Best Local Campaign or Initiative.

Local groups may also submit nominations on behalf of the group for the Outstanding Contribution to Local Cycling Campaigning Award. A representative of the Local Group must fill in this form no later than 9am Thursday 2nd October 2014.

Local Groups must select individuals from their group, or activities they have organised over the past 12 months (from 2nd Oct 2013 - 1st Oct 2014) which they feel meet the criteria listed below. Groups may also nominate another groups' campaign, event or ride leader should they wish, instead of a self-nomination. For any questions, please email activism@lcc.org.uk

 

 

Best Ride Leader

 

Awarded to an individual LCC member

One nomination per LCC local group to be submitted by the Local Group Coordinator or Local Group Committee Member or other appropriate representative (if the coordinator is the nominated ride leader). Please complete the relevant section of the nomination form before Thursday 2nd October, 9am.

Award Details

To recognise the LCC member who has gone the extra mile to lead or deliver rides in your area in the past 12 months. This could be someone who has led a particularly interesting or popular ride; someone who has a talent for encouraging new people or diverse groups to get on their bikes; or someone who works hard to deliver regular rides on behalf of your group.

The Judges will look for evidence of:

  • a sustained, regular commitment to LCC rides over the year, 
  • increase in numbers and / or diversity of participants on rides,
  • recruitment of ride participants to LCC membership and / or local activism

 

Best Local Group Ride or Event

 

Awarded to a Local Group

One nomination per LCC local group to be submitted by the Local Group Coordinator following discussion with relevant local group members. Please complete the relevant section of the nomination form before Thursday 2nd October, 9am.

Award Details

To recognise a single ride or event organised by a Local Group in the past 12 months that has been especially creative, innovative or excelled as a campaign action or cycle promotion activity. 

The judges will look for evidence of:

  • tangible local Space for Cycling outcomes achieved as a result of the event, such as a change in street design,
  • high member, supporter or public participation, or
  • recognition of the event outside of the local cycle campaigning community, such as press coverage or mentions in political speeches

Best Local Group Campaign or Initiative

 

Awarded to a Local Group

One nomination per LCC local group to be submitted by the Local Group Coordinator following discussion with relevant local group members. Please complete the relevant section of the nomination form before Thursday 2nd October, 9am.

Award Details

To recognise a creative or successful LCC local group activity or campaign from the past 12 months. 

The judges will look for evidence of:

  • tangible local Space for Cycling outcomes achieved as a result of the activity, such as a change in street design, or
  • increased local group activism,
  • increased local political influence

Outstanding Contribution to Local Cycling Campaigning

 

Awarded to an individual LCC member

Nominations can be made by a Local Group Coordinator on behalf of a group, or an individual LCC member can submit their own nomination for another LCC member. A member can also nominate themselves. Please complete this nomination form before 9am, Thursday 2nd October 2014.

Award Details

To celebrate an individual LCC member who has shown innovation, creativity or endurance in campaigning for cycling improvements in their area in the past 12 months. This is someone whose particular individual efforts, either as a group coordinator or tireless campaigner have resulted in a positive outcome for cycling in their borough.

The judges will look for evidence of:

  • a sustained, personal commitment to local LCC campaigning,
  • tangible benefits for cycling achieved as a result of their campaigning, and
  • own-initiative or taking responsibility for organising campaigning