Activities and events Events Aberdeen's Sports Awards 2018 About Aberdeen's Sports Awards Aberdeen's Sports Awards is an annual event which celebrates the city's wealth of sporting talent and acknowledges the many facilities, clubs, coaches and volunteers that enable participation across the city. This year's award ceremony will take place on Thursday 4th October at the AECC. Aberdeen has fostered a clear culture of sporting excellence and outstanding performance which is recognised worldwide. This has been highlighted year on year and with 2018 even more so with many Scottish athletes attending this year's Commonwealth Games. Marking it's 25th year in 2018, this non-profit event is presented by the Active Aberdeen Partnership, a collective of key sport and physical activity organisations in Aberdeen who together are actively promoting sport, physical activity and health opportunities within Aberdeen. The awards are supported by media exposure throughout; from the nomination stages to a special celebration edition pull out in the local evening newspaper, the Evening Express. Nominations for 2018 are now closed.