County FA Recognition Awards 2023

Berks & Bucks FA shortlisted for multiple 2023 County FA Recognition Awards

We have been shortlisted in three categories: Football Development, Partnerships and Employee Wellbeing & Engagement

Berks & Bucks Football Association [FA] has been successfully shortlisted in three categories (Football Development, Partnerships and Employee Wellbeing & Engagement) at the 2023 County FA Recognition Awards.

The Awards, which will be announced at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Thursday 23 November 2023, recognise and endorse the best projects, products and services delivered by County FAs over the past season while sharing best practice and learnings from around the country.

A record breaking 242 submissions have been entered from the 50 County FAs operating across England, highlighting continuous improvements and showcasing how they are innovating to improve grassroots football and increase participation across all levels of the game. 

The twelve categories which will be recognised at the awards are: 

  • Brand Engagement
  • Coach Development
  • Employee Wellbeing & Engagement
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Facility Development
  • Football Development
  • Partnership
  • Positive Football Environment
  • Referee Development
  • Special recognition
  • Women & Girls
  • Youth Engagement
Berks & Bucks FA has made the final shortlist in the following categories for the specified projects:
  • Football Development - Abingdon Disability Football Project
  • Partnerships - Sport in Mind Charity Partner
  • Employee Wellbeing & Engagement - The Wellbeing Generation & MHFA
The FA’s Head of Operations for Grassroots Football, Tim Foster, said: “I’d like to congratulate Berks & Bucks FA in making the final shortlist in three categories and all of the other shortlisted County FAs in what has been a record-breaking number of submissions this year. 

It has been fantastic to see such a strong selection of programmes and projects entered across the twelve categories, and we look forward to hosting our County FAs at Wembley Stadium in November to thank them for all they do in serving our national game.”

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