The Bäckman Award

The Bäckman Award was established in 2019 in connection with the company's 50th anniversary. The award will go to people, organizations or companies who, through their efforts, benefit the inhabitants of Filipstad. The prize amount is SEK 15,000.

Do you have suggestions for people, organizations or companies that you think will receive the Bäckman Award in 2021? Then contact Mats Blåder, CEO of Bäckman Blästermaskiner. He can be reached on phone + 46 70 334 56 33 or via e-mail

Bäckman Award 2020

The Bäckman Award 2020 goes to the young motocross rider Jacqueline Löfqvist, Filipstads MCK. The motivation is:

“For a wholehearted and successful investment in a rock-hard sport with high goals where blood, sweat and tears belong to everyday life. An investment that will put Filipstad on the motocross map in all of Sweden! "

On December 10, it was time to hand out this year's Bäckman Award of SEK 15,000. Jacqueline's biggest interest has always been and is motocross. The dream is to stand on the podium in the Swedish Championships before 18 years and then run the European Championships / World Cup. We are convinced that Jacqueline will succeed.


Bäckman Award 2019

On the Jubilee Day, May 23, 2019, the Bäckman Award was handed over to the founders and creators of Filipstad Skateboard Park, Robin Fryk and Marcus Söderstedt. The skateboard park has become an important meeting place for all ages in Filipstad. The park also attracts visitors from other parts of Sweden and has thus become a tourist attraction. In addition to skateboarding, you can ride inlines, bmx and kickbike.