2010 Amazing Award nominations now being accepted

Feb. 04, 2010, 5:27 p.m. (ET)

Each year, through its Amazing Awards, U.S. Paralympics recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations making major contributions to the Paralympic movement in the United States.

The Amazing Sport Club Award recognizes a Paralympic Sport Club partner organization that has made outstanding organizational contributions to the Paralympic movement. Amazing through innovation! Amazing through impact! Amazing through daily promotion of the Paralympic ideas!

The Amazing Leader Award recognizes an individual or organization whose leadership in the Paralympic movement has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified athletes, programs and organizations to improve the lives of people with physical disabilities.

Winners of both awards will be recognized during the 2010 Developing Amazing Leaders Paralympic Conference, April 30-May 3, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Please complete the appropriate nomination form by visiting the Amazing Awards Nomination page, clicking the link appropriate link on the right-hand side of the page and clicking the "Submit Form" button in the upper right-hand corner of the form when finished.

Deadline for nomination is Monday, March 15, 2010.