Staffordshire FA Shortlisted For 2023 County Fa Recognition Award
Staffordshire Football Association has been successfully shortlisted for two projects at the 2023 County FA Recognition Awards.
- Discipline Shared Partnership with Shropshire FA (Partnerships)
- Disability/Female Inclusive Referee Courses (Referee Development)
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 were:
• Brand Engagement
• Coach Development
• Employee Wellbeing & Engagement
• Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
• Facility Development
• Football Development
• Positive Football Environment
• Referee Development
• Special recognition
• Women & Girls
• Youth Engagement
Staffordshire FA has made the final shortlist for the Discipline Shared Partnership with Shropshire FA (Partnerships) and Disability/Female Inclusive Referee Courses (Referee Development).
Adam Evans, Staffordshire FA CEO, said: "It brings us great pride to be selected for not one, but two highly esteemed awards. This achievement stands as a testament to the dedication and accomplishments of our team throughout the entirety of the 2022-23 season.
"It is abundantly clear that our team's commitment to excellence has been the driving force behind the work showcased across numerous projects. The countless hours invested, the creative ideas harnessed, and the tireless determination have all culminated in a portfolio that we are genuinely excited to present."
The FA’s Head of Operations for Grassroots Football, Tim Foster added: “I’d like to congratulate Staffordshire FA in making the final shortlist for the Discipline Shared Partnership with Shropshire FA (Partnerships) and Disability/Female Inclusive Referee Courses (Referee Development) 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.”