Try Angle Awards 2017

These awards were introduced in 1994 to raise the profile of people aged 11-18 or who are special needs aged up to 25 in the community who really try, often with little recognition, to do their best.

The 2016 awards are now closed and the winners have been announced.


  • Arts - recognising personal achievement in the arts, in any form.
  • Music - recognising personal achievement in music in any form.
  • Sport or outdoor activities - recognising personal achievement in a sport or outdoor activity, demonstrating sportsmanship, fair play and commitment.
  • Community action - recognising the contribution made to the community or in such initiatives as school councils, youth forums, charities or environmental projects.
  • Good friends and young carers - recognising those who spend time being a good friend or carer to another in their family or the local community.
  • Personal development - recognising special achievement in education, training, or other activities not covered in other categories.
  • Courage - recognising acts of courage displayed in coping bravely with illness or other adversity.
  • Positive intervention - recognising an intervention where an individual or group has prevented harm, bullying, discrimination or damage.

All nominees receive a Try Angle certificate in recognition of their nomination. District winners will receive a certificate and a trophy and the Spirit finalists will be invited to the county final in November. The Spirit of Try Angle final will take place November 2017.

Nominations for the 2017 awards are open and will close 12 July 2017.

Nominate now

For further information or any queries call 03000 42 14 06 or email

Try Angle Foundation Charity No 1098547