By popular demand the Royal Court Awards are back and voting has began- so please take a moment to vote.
Official Royal Court Thread:
Last year I wasn't able to put aside the needed time it took to put together the awards so Craig took over. This year I've got a more friendlier schedule so if you guys are still interested I'll be glad to oversee them again.
The 2005 Royal Court Winners recieved their choice of one of the following two gifts for winning:
This year THREE winners will recieve a custom made T-Shirt. Since they'll be custom made you will have input on the shirts design. Here are a couple of shirts I've done for myself to give you an idea of how they'll look:
Remember, in order to vote for all catagories you have to be a Royal Court Member. There will be one award voted on by non members and one prize for a non member as well (that's why I'm also posting this in the GM)
. Here's a listing of the most up to date Royal Court roster sheet:
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If you aren't listed as official member and would like to be please visit the Williams Tennis Association forum for the 'Royal Court Sign Up Thread'. Or click here:
In the meantime here's a list of catagories for the awards, so start thinking of who you'll be voting for (don't send me any votes yet).
Most Supportive Serena fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward Serena.)
Most Supportive Venus fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward Venus.)
Most Supportive Williams Sister fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward both Venus and Serena.)
The "Highly Valued" Award- (This award goes to any member you want for any reason you like. The nominees will consist of posters who you generally hold in high regards for any reasons you deem worthy. Comments are encouraged for this particular category alongside your list of nominees.)
The "SUNSHINE" Award- (This award goes to the members you feel does a good job of lifting everyone's spirits... It could be a post, a comment, or perhaps a word of encouragement- anything that adds to the overall goodness, with regards to Venus and or Serena)
The "Humanitarian" Award- (This award is designed to say thank you to those members who are always willing lend a helping hand... providing avatars, posting links, providing pictures, creating new Williams forums, etc.. These individuals make life a lot less complicated and a lot more enjoyable.)
The "Philosophical" Decree- (This award is given to those posters who often use a lot of thought and analytical reasoning when passionately posting about Venus and or Serena. These are the posters that will point out inconsistencies and contradictions with regards to the "haters". They do a great job of articulating their thoughts which positively impact Venus and or Serena in this forum.)
"Freshman" Award- (This award goes to any individual who has less than 500 post whom you feel has made a positive contribution with regards to Venus and or Serena)
"Old-timer" Award- (This award goes to any individual who has more than 1000 posts whom you feel has made a positive contribution with regards to Venus and or Serena)
The "Spirit" Award- (This award is given to those posters who have a knack for lightheartedness, and constantly keep things fun. These posters have a good attitude a great sense of humor, and always help in keeping things from ever being too serious)
Special Shout-Out Award- (this is the only award given to any NON-MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COURT. these nominees might be fans of other players, but through their interactions with Royal Court members they are courteous and respectful)
Most popular William's fan- (this is the only award voted on by people who are not part of the Royal Court. these are the venus and or serena fans who have the most respect from the other fan bases on the boards.)
More details to come so check back here for voting dates and all the details!!!!
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