Deadline to take part: List on Hoop
Shortlists announced & voting open
The Hoop Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the family activity organisers who go above and beyond to entertain, educate and inspire children nationwide. In 2019, over 104,000 votes were cast in 13 categories in 24 location across the UK.
To be eligible for the Hoop Awards 2020, you need to have signed up for a free Hoop for Organisers account and listed at least one activity between 1st January 2019 and 28th February 2020 in the relevant category and location.
Want to vote for your favourite activities? Voting for the Hoop Awards will open 4th March 2020.
To be eligible for the Hoop Awards you must run at least one activity within an awards category and area between 1st January 2019 and 28th February 2020.
Eight organisers are shortlisted within each category. The shortlisted organisers are selected based on a range of criteria reflective of their relative popularity within their category and area.
Shortlisted organisers will receive shortlist badges and promotional material during the awards. You don’t need to be shortlisted to be eligible to win within your category. Families and carers will also be able to nominate an organiser for the Hoop Awards per category when voting opens.
The number of views your activities have received on the Hoop app
Your ratings & reviews on Hoop
The number of times a family or carer has shared your activity with a friend or family member from the app
The number of times a family or carer has saved your activity on the app
To be considered for the Hoop Awards, activities must be listed by you on your Hoop for Organisers account (with the exception of the categories Best for Free Activities and Best Local Family Service).
The organisations and people with the most votes are determined as the Winners and Runners-Up. Only one vote per category per area is counted for each parent or carer.
To be eligible for the Hoop Awards 2020, activity organisers needed to have listed their activities on Hoop in the previous year.
Not on Hoop and want to be eligible? Sign up here (Its free)!
Check out last year's winners!View Finalists
Got questions? We’re happy to answer any further questions you may have. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.