Making Your Nomination

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Making Your Nomination

The IMRF Awards 2021 seek to recognise and thank those who have made an outstanding contribution to maritime search and rescue (SAR) around the world.

Nominations for the IMRF Awards 2020 close at 23.59 hours (GMT) on 30 June 2021.

The action(s) covered by the nomination should have taken place between 1 July 2019 and 31 May 2021.

Please read the Terms and Conditions before submitting your nomination. Thank you. 

When completing the nomination, please give as much information as you can on:

- When and where the operation took place;
- Who was involved;
- What actually happened;
- What made the operation so challenging;
- What were the weather/sea conditions;
- The skills and/or expertise that made a difference to the outcome;
- The result of the operation (e.g. how many lives were saved?);
- Any longer-term impacts (e.g. changes in operational procedures after the incident)?

Adding a Video 

If you wish to add a video, you can add the URL to this form. This is an optional part of the application.

- The video should not be more than 4 minutes long.
- Upload your video to YouTube, or Vimeo.
- Select the ‘Unlisted’ option from the settings (this means only people with the link can watch your video).
- Make sure you add the URL to the relevant part of your nomination form, so the judges can watch it.

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Please remember – the judges will make their decision based on the information you provide.

The more information and better details that you can provide – the better your chances!