RECOGNIZING the meritorious contributions in the propagation and development of sports in their communities, the Philippine Sports Commission through Women in Sports will give Gintong Gawad 2021 to women who distinguished themselves to grassroots in sports.
Eight categories are to be given to women for their outstanding contributions and serve as catalyst in sports in their areas.
They are Babaeng Atleta, Modelo ng Kabataan; Babaeng Atleta Modelo ng Isport sa Kumunidad; Kaagapay ng Isport sa Kumunidad (sponsor/benefactor); Natatangi at Makabagong Produktong Pang-Isport; and Proyektong Isport pang Kababaihan.
PSC Commissioner Celia Kiram, chairperson of Women in Sports, is inviting Provincial Government Units, Highly Urbanized Cities, Independent Component Cities and Component Cities to send their nominees together with their credentials and accomplishments as outstanding sports leaders in their communities.
The one month search for women who exemplified themselves in grassroots sports ends on Nov. 30.
It is supported by Chairman William Ramirez.
“Gintong Gawad was crafted and envisioned ostensibly designed to giChave due recognition to women for their outstanding contributions to grassroots women in sports,” explained Kiram.
“Sport is a platform for fun, fitness, unity, peace, camaraderie, teamwork, and many positive values that are extremely needed in this challenging period of pandemic,” said the lady commissioner.
A female nominee athlete should be 21 years old and below as of December 31, 2021. She never been an athlete of the national pool regardless of Class A, B, C, Grassroots, Developmental, and never received allowance from PSC as an elite athlete and no derogatory records in school or community.
Kiram said PSC reserves the right to the final decision of judges composed of five PSC officials and four professional from the private sector.
The agency has the right to refuse entry or disqualify a nominee who fails to follow qualifications standards and rules.
There will be one awardee for each category.
The awardee receives P50,000 and a plaque of recognition from PSC Women in Sports.