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The Citation and Performance Awards honour citizens who have gained recognition in arts and culture, sport and community service.

Our city is strengthened by the immense talent, skill and leadership of these individuals and groups who receive a Citation or Performance award.

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

2018 Award Recipients and Program

The Salute to Excellence Performance and Citation Awards Ceremony was held on Monday November 26, 2018 at City Hall.

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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.

Submit a Nomination

  • Complete the Citation Awards Nomination form
  • 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 knowledgeable about the nominee's achievements
  • Provide 2 reference letters from others in support of the nomination

Forward completed package using the following options:

  • Email:
  • Fax: 780-577-3525, Attention: Lynda Leeder Paull
  • Mail: Salute to Excellence
    18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
    10111 104 Avenue P.O. Box 2359
    Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4

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.

Submit a Nomination

Select the appropriate category: Arts and Culture, or Sports and complete the corresponding nomination form.

Forward completed package using the following options:

  • Email:
  • Fax: 780-577-3525, Attention: Lynda Leeder Paull
  • Mail: Salute to Excellence
    18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
    10111-104 Avenue Box 2359
    ​Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4

For More Information

Salute to Excellence Awards

PO Box 2359
Edmonton AB  T5J 2R7



Fax 780-577-3525

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