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Performance and Citation Awards

Salute to Excellence Performance & Citation Awards Ceremony stage

The City of Edmonton's Salute to Excellence Program recognizes and takes pride in the achievements of its citizens in Arts & Culture, Sport, and Community Service.

Citation Awards   

The Citation Awards honour individuals or groups who have given more than 5 years of distinguished service as artists, volunteers, or inspirational leaders in arts and culture, community service, or sports.

Nominate Someone

Submit a Nomination

  1. Complete the Citation Awards Nomination form.
  2. Prepare a brief (maximum 2 pages) letter of support. Explain why the nominee should receive the award and highlight significant contributions as artist, volunteer, or leader in Edmonton. Provide significant contributions in an abbreviated resume pointing to the nominee's work in the award area. Refer to accomplishments and indicate how the nominee demonstrates qualifications for the award. This letter should come from someone who is knowledgable about the nominee's achievements.
  3. Provide 2 reference letters from others in support of the nomination.
  4. Submit by September 15, 2016.

    Forward completed materials:

    Email: lynda.leederpaull@edmonton.ca
    Fax: 780-577-3525, Attention: Lynda Leeder Paull

    mail: Salute to Excellence
    8th Floor, CN Tower
    10004 104 Avenue
    Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Performance Awards

The Performance Awards honour individuals, groups, organizations or teams who have gained outstanding recognition at the national or international level in sport, or arts and culture.

In arts and culture, the recognition must be gained in a national or international event, such as a curated art exhibition, performance, publication, or major art commission presented by a public arts and culture organization.

In sports, the event must be recognized by a governing national sports (NSO) and/or provincial sports organization (PSO). For a Sports Performance Award, nominees must have won:

  • A gold medal (open event) at a national event, or
  • A gold, silver or bronze medal (open event) at Commonwealth Games, Pan American Games, World University Student Games, or World Championships. An international sports event must have 4 or more countries participating.

Nominate Someone

Submit a Nomination

Nomination deadline is September 15, 2016

  1. Select the appropriate category: Arts and Culture, or Sports. Fully complete the corresponding nomination form.
  2. Submit by September 15, 2016.

    Forward completed materials:

    Email: lynda.leederpaull@edmonton.ca
    Fax: 780-577-3525, Attention: Lynda Leeder Paull

    mail: Salute to Excellence
    8th Floor, CN Tower
    10004 104 Avenue
    Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Past Performance and Citation Awards Recipients

Our city is strengthened by the immense talent, skill and leadership of these individuals and groups.

Their contributions provide inspiration and enhance our city’s vision to be a welcoming, inclusive and safe place to live.

Previous Award Recipients

For More Information

Salute to Excellence Awards

PO Box 2359
Edmonton AB  T5J 2R7

Telephone

780-496-7380

Fax 780-577-3525
Email donna.bradley-bobey@edmonton.ca