The purpose of the R. Edgar Gilbert Award is to recognize those volunteers who have made significant and exemplary contributions to the Sprint Racing Discipline of Canoe Kayak Canada in any one or more of the Builder Category, Official Category, and Coach Category.
Nominations are being accepted until Sunday, July 31 at midnight for the award to be presented at the Annual Summit on December 3.
Nominations can be sent by email to the Chair of the Trophy and Awards Committee, Judy Tutty, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must be supported with the following information:
- a brief biographical sketch which details name, address, phone number, email address, of the nominee
- an historical sketch which details the nominee’s overall involvement in paddling, and sprint racing in particular
- the specific accomplishment/activity for which the nomination is made
For full details on eligibility and nominating process see the Gilbert Award Policy posted on the Gilbert Award Webpage. A list of past recipients can also be found on the webpage.