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Nominate an elite athlete today

May 24, 2022 / For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – The City of Airdrie is looking for nominations for the 2022 Airdrie Elite Athlete Awards program. The Program recognizes athletes that have achieved exceptional status in their sport and are leading the way in athletic excellence.

“Airdrie is home to many amazing athletes who are competing in national and international sporting events,” says Kim Harris, Community Developer. “The Elite Athlete program gives us an opportunity to recognize their accomplishments. We are encouraging people to come forward and nominate those people and teams who are achieving athletic excellent and giving back to our community.”

Residents can nominate an Elite Athlete by filling out the online application form.

Nomination criteria includes:

  • The nominee has been a resident of Airdrie (as defined by the school attendance boundaries) for a minimum of three years and have made significant community contributions.
  • The nominee has reached an exceptional level of athletic achievement at a sanctioned national or international competition, or set national or international records, or achieved national or international titles while competing.
  • Team nominations require a minimum of 50 per cent of its members must be Airdrie residents.

Nominations will be accepted throughout 2022.

The athlete’s accomplishments will be proudly displayed at Genesis Place and will be recognized at a public celebration in the fall.

More information on Airdrie's Elite Athletes can be found at


Media contact:
Kim Harris
Community Developer, City of Airdrie
403.948.8800 ext. 8772