With Yorkshire Carnegie currently top of the Greene King IPA Championship and Headingley already home to the country’s Rugby League and cricket champions, now is a great time to add your vote to the search to find England’s Home of Sport.
The national tourist board, Visit England, has launched a quest to find the country's top sporting destination, and has asked the public to send in their nominations.
You nominated in your thousands, now VisitEngland has whittled it down to six shortlisted destinations all vying for the title England's Home of Sport. Public vote will determine the winner. Vote here until 19 October.
The winning destination will be announced on 23 October.
VisitEngland's Chief Executive, James Berresford, says: "As the birthplace of rugby, football, cricket, punting and the modern Olympic Games, the home of iconic venues such as Old Trafford, Wimbledon and Aintree, and the host to world-class sporting events – Henley Royal Regatta and the Americas Cup, to name just two – England's sporting heritage is something that truly sets us apart from other destinations. Our green and pleasant land provides jaw-dropping backdrops to a whole host of popular pursuits, from hiking and running to abseiling and coasteering, making the search literally country-wide."
The shortlist has been open to public vote since 16 September, with the destination that receives the highest number of votes announced as England's Home of Sport on 23 October. Criteria for the winning destination will include: breadth of sporting experiences, diverse and beautiful backdrops and interesting sports trivia or claims to fame. To cast your vote for Yorkshire, click here now