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Baton bearers for the Queens Baton Relay

This year sees the staging of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and they
are searching for baton bearers for the Queens Baton Relay. The relay will
touch every region in England before arriving at the Opening Ceremony of the
Commonwealth Games on 28 July 2022.

They're looking for individuals from England that meet one or more of the
following criteria:


* Always willing to take on a challenge and has a unique and inspiring
story;
* Has made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts,
culture, or charity;
* Is a figure of inspiration that positively challenges others to
achieve their best;
* Has taken on a challenge or cause and made a positive impact within
their community.

Anyone can make a nomination, they just have to tell how their nominee is
making a difference in their community and why they deserve to take on this
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

The website for public nominations is live here:
https://www.birmingham2022.com/queens-baton-relay/batonbearer-nominations/
Nominations will be open until Monday 14th February.


* Nominators will be asked to provide information on how the Nominee
meets one or more of the selection criteria (max 100 words).
* The minimum age of Batonbearers is 12, on 2 June 2022 (the first day
of the England relay).
* Nominees must be UK citizen or have permission to reside in the UK
between 2 June - 28 July 2022.
* All nominees will undergo a security background check.
* Nominees will be given one week to accept their nomination and provide
further details.
* Under 18s will require permission from a guardian to nominate and to
accept a nomination.
* All Nominees will be security checked prior to the selection panels.
* Elected officials cannot be Batonbearers in the England relay.

Posted: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 11:20 by Jennifer Kendall

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