Deaf Sports Personality of the Year
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER, 5.00pm to 1.00am
2018 promises to be an exciting year for DSPY2018 Awards Night on Saturday 10th November 2018 at Emirates Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, the home of Lancashire County Cricket.
The Deaf Sports Personality of the Year is a cultural celebration event, where British Sign Language users from all over the UK come together and celebrate aspects of their culture that would otherwise go unrecognised in wider society.
DSPY is a biannual event aimed at both Deaf and hearing communities since 2009, where they can collectively celebrate in the achievements of Deaf Athletes getting the recognition they deserve”.
Awards do not only acknowledge success; they recognise many other qualities: ability, struggle and effort among other barriers they had to overcome from their disability.
Also to raise general awareness about the Deaf community and sends a positive / aspiration message to the broader population.
Tickets are on sale and the venue package of £45 per guest will be included the following:
- Red carpet welcome with ropes and posts at 5pm
- A glass of sparkling wine on arrival
- A Scrumptious Two Course Hot Fork Buffet at 6pm
- Raffle Prize
OFFICIAL SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT:
Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2018:- Supported by National Lottery Funded; www.biglotteryfund.org.uk
Lifetime Achievement 2018:- Sponsored by Remark; www.remark.uk.com
Coach of the Year 2018:- Sponsored by Jamescoach; www.jamescoach.co.uk
Team of the Year 2018:- Sponsored by Deaf Connections; www.deafconnections.org
Young Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2018:- Sponsored by National Deaf Children’s Society; www.ndcs.org.uk
Sports Club of the Year 2018:- Sponsored by Widex; www.widex.co.uk
Overseas Sport of the Year 2018:- Sponsored by Manchester Deaf Club; www.manchesterdeafcentre.com
Unsung Hero 2018:- Sponsored by InterpreterNow; www.interpreternow.co.uk
Special Achievement Award 2018:- Sponsored by SignLive; www.signlive.co.uk
Special Youth Achievement Awards 2018:- Sponsored by Deafway; www.deafway.org.uk