County Chapter of the Year
To recognize a chapter that has shown either a dramatic increase in membership or whose members represent a large portion of elected or appointed city/county offices.
High School Chapter of the Year
To recognize a chapter that has shown either a dramatic increase in membership or whose members have assisted in public awareness campaigns..
FYD Event of Distinction
To recognize one or more chapters that created state-wide attention for positively promoting the Democratic ideals.
Jeffrey Mattison Wershow Service Award
This award was named after an Alachua County Young Democrat and Army National Guardsman who was killed in the line of duty while serving in Iraq in 2003; the award is to recognize an outstanding FYD member who serves in the armed forces, in any of the CitizenCorps programs, with their local police department, or with their local fire department.
Young Democrat of the Year
To recognize an outstanding Democrat not older than forty (40) years of age.
Democrat of the Year
To recognize an outstanding Democrat elected official who has supported the FYD and its goals.
Award Nominations are accepted prior to each year’s convention and should be mailed to Chairman Justin Spiller.