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Nationwide Mutual Respect Awards

Nationwide Building Society and the Irish FA are making a stand for a better society through the introduction of the Nationwide Mutual Respect Award.

The Nationwide Mutual Respect Award is a quarterly award recognising the outstanding contributions, achievements and behaviour in grassroots football across Northern Ireland by young players under 18, coaches, teams, parents and referees who help make grassroots football more respectful and positive.

Nominate an individual or club

If you know of an individual or club that has shown mutual respect on or off the pitch and encouraged a positive environment among players, coaches and all those involved in the grassroots game, you can nominate them for a Nationwide Mutual Respect Award today.

Simply fill in the form below.

Please explain what the Nominee has done to promote respect on or off the pitch.

By providing this information you agree to the IFA's Terms & Conditions.

Nationwide Mutual Respect Awards: Terms and Conditions

• The Promoter of the competition is Irish Football Association, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT12 6LU (“the Promoter”).

• The competition is open to all Northern Ireland residents aged 18 or over.

• The competition is free to enter, and no purchase is necessary.

• To enter this competition you, as Nominator, will need to provide us with the details of your nomination. This could be an under 18s grassroot football player or associated parent, coach, referee, or club (“the Nominee”). To enter a Nominee into this competition Nominators must go on to the Irish FA website and submit your details and entry with an answer to the question: “Why are nominating this person or club? Please explain what the Nominee has done to promote respect on or off the pitch’’

• Only one entry per Nominator is permitted.

• The competition will run on a quarterly basis and can be withdrawn at any time, without notice.

• The closing date is 11:59 pm on 31 December 2022 (4th quarterly award), The Irish FA has the right to extend the deadline without notice.

• The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed or submitted due to a technical fault of any kind.

• One winner will be chosen from all valid entries by a panel of judges from the Irish FA and Nationwide Building Society against the following criteria;

o What the Nominee has done to increase respect on or off the pitch;
o how they achieved it; and
o the impact they’ve had.
o Judges names are available on request.

• The winning Nominee will receive a x2 tickets (must include x1 adult) to attend an upcoming Senior Northern Ireland team home game. In the case of a club winning, x2 tickets will be available to the club. Dates for fixtures cannot be confirmed and will follow according to fixtures and earliest permittable return of crowds to stadium. The winning Nominee will also receive a Mutual Respect Award trophy to be posted to their home address.

• The winning Nominator will be notified via email within 30 days of the closing date, and will be given a consent form to share with the winning Nominee. The winning Nominee will need to complete the consent form and return to us directly via email in order to claim their prize.

• The Promoter will make two attempts (via email) to contact the winning Nominator. If you do not respond to the Promoter within 10 days of being notified by the Promoter, then the winning prize will be forfeited, and the Promoter will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above.

• The winning Nominee will receive the prize within 360 days of providing their contact details and will be dependent upon crowds being allowed back into stadiums.

• The prizes are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.

• The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control make it necessary to do so.

• The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

• Prizes can be withdrawn at the Promoters discretion if false information is provided.

• Details of the winners’ first names and region can be provided upon written request.