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Do you know someone who dedicates their life to a local sports club in the West Midlands?  

We’re looking for Hometown Heroes, champions of community sport, to be the faces of our next advertising campaign.  

From inspiring coaches to dedicated volunteers, lifelong supporters to brave players – we want to celebrate the local legends who always put others first. 

Scroll down to nominate your Hometown Hero and tell us why they deserve to be recognised.

Nominations close at midnight on Friday 6th November.

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Nominate Now!

You can nominate your Hometown Hero by simply telling us how they’ve made a difference and why they deserve to be recognised. It doesn’t matter which sport they are involved in, as long as they live and work in the West Midlands.  

Nominate your Hometown Hero and give something back to someone who always puts others first.  

Hometown Heroes Nomination

Ricardo's Story

Read Ricardo’s story. Basketball changed his life, and now he’s changing the lives of others as a coach in Birmingham. Ricardo is our first Hometown Hero. Do you know someone who could join him?

First Hometown Hero

Summary Terms & Conditions

To make a nomination you must be a resident of the United Kingdom (including residents of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and over 18 years of age.

Your nominee must be over the age of 18 years old and live and work in one of the following counties: of West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

You are welcome to nominate an individual who:

  • Helps amateurs participate in any physical activity or sport, or be engaged in community development work through sport
  • In your opinion is deserving of being named a Birmingham 2022 Hometown Hero
  • Will not bring Birmingham 2022 into disrepute
  • Is involved in any sport or physical activity. It doesn’t have to be a sport that is part of the Birmingham 2022 sports programme

You must let the nominee know that you are nominating them.

Please do not include anything on the application form relating to the nominee’s physical or mental health, race or ethnicity, political opinions, criminal convictions, or religious beliefs.

The closing date for entries is 23:59 on Friday 6th November.

For full terms and conditions, please click below.

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