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Money off county fees and Respect merchandise is also available for nomiinations that the Essex FA receive.
The FA are offering England tickets as prizes to encourage nominations towards the fourth year of the Respect Fair Play Awards for 2012/13.
The aim is to recognise the significant contribution leagues, clubs, County FAs and individuals are making towards delivering the Respect Programme and improving football behaviour.
All applications need to be submitted online, and the process is the same for clubs, leagues and individuals. The closing date is March 11at www.thefa.com/respectawards.
County Welfare Officer, Helen Hever, said: “We’re very fortunate to have a lot of dedicated volunteers in this area and it’s wonderful to see a platform for them to be recognised. There are many people who do their best to improve on poor practice.”
The FA will recognise the Fair Play Award Winners in the Premier League and Football League, and an award will also be made to the Premier League club considered to have the most sporting fans.
Theywill also recognise nominations at a county, regional and national level in the following areas of the game: National League System, Women’s Pyramid of Football, Grassroots Adult League, Grassroots Youth League.
The FA will also recognise clubs at all levels, throughout the National League System, the women’s pyramid and grassroots.
The Bobby Moore Award is available to anyone in football who, through their conduct, provides an example of the way in which the game should be played, officiated or administered.
County FA - The County FA considered to have done the most to promote Respect in the last three seasons will also be rewarded.
There are five categories, and the main monetary prizes for leagues will be presented at the FA Cup Final on the May 11 at Wembley.
Also up for grabs are money off vouchers towards the yearly County FA affiliation fee, Respect merchandise, celebrity football guest speakers at functions, coaching bursaries and tickets to England fixtures with hospitality.
Leagues can also put themselves forward for consideration by their County FA and The FA will consult with Essex on club or individual nominations. Visit www.thefa.com/respectawards to nominate.