Somerset Cricket Foundation are now accepting nominations for the Grassroot Cricket Awards 2022.

The Grassroot Cricket Awards (formerly known as the OSCA’S) are a great opportunity to nominate that person at your cricket club that deserves a huge thank you for their efforts in the past 18 months, 10 years or 50 years!

The categories for nominations are;

  • Connecting Communities A Club or community organisation which has gone above and beyond the call of cricket to support communities/groups coming back to the game we love
  • Inspired to play An Individual or group within your club or community organisation going above and beyond to open the game up to new audiences.
  • Rising Star Award Young volunteer making a difference – 11 – 16-year-olds
  • Game changer Young volunteer 17 – 25-year-olds making a difference in the game
  • Unsung hero Those heroes who impact our game and help us make cricket happen. This could be ground staff, coaches, officials, umpires, or other volunteers.
  • Growing the game A league volunteer, committee member, or administrator going above and beyond to support clubs and help increase the number of games played.
  • Lifetime achiever That one individual who has given many years of service to your club or community group you could not do without
  • Cricket innovators Someone who has brought new ideas and/or implemented new systems to improve your club or community group
  • New for 22 SafeHands Award An individual that has gone above and beyond to create a positive environment for young people to enjoy the game
  • New for 22 Tackling Climate Change A club or community organisation that is addressing the threat climate change poses to cricket, by making sustainable changes to operations, adapting their facilities and/or engaging their local community
  • New for 22 Volunteer Grounds Management Team of the Year – Aim would be to reward and recognise those volunteers who are making a real difference at clubs. Those who are working hard and improving the places where the game is played

Please submit separate forms for separate nominations and make sure you read the judging criteria before you hit submit.

2022 Nomination form

Judging Criteria Awards 2022

Please submit the nomination or email the completed form to  before Sunday 4th September 2022 at 5pm.

All nominated volunteers will be invited to the Grassroots Cricket Awards Dinner on Thursday 27th October, 7pm which was a huge success in 2021 with 130 volunteers in attendance.