The finalists have been announced for the prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Industry Awards 2015 and the University of Leeds, Sports Park Weetwood has been shortlisted for two awards.
Now in its seventh year, the awards event acknowledges the high standards achieved by volunteer and professional teams as well as individuals at facilities ranging from grassroots to professional stadia level.
The awards’ judging process recognises achievement, innovation and fresh thinking as well as examples of best practice from the leaders in the world of groundsmanship.
Independent judging at each venue will now take place and the winners will be announced Oscar-style at the IOG Industry Awards dinner on Wednesday 4 November.
The categories we have been nominated in are:
- Ransomes Jacobsen Environmental Project/Innovation of the Year
University of Leeds and St George’s Park, Burton upon Trent, Staffs.
- Souters Sports Independent School/University Sports Ground Team of the Year
University of Leeds, St Peter’s School, York, and Whitgift School, Croydon.