2020 VicHealth Active Recreation Initiative of the Year

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Nominations close 5 March 2021:

This award recognises the work of individuals, clubs, teams, groups or organisations (including SSAs) who have succeeded in enabling more people to participate in active recreation. This could be through a single initiative, event or longer-term initiative (i.e. program, project or campaign) implemented within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit to Victorian sport during 2020.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must:

  • Be a community and/or active recreation club/group or individual within Victoria, or
  • Be a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly or Vicsport Associate Member

The initiatives be related (but not limited) to:

  • Participation recruitment and retention programs
  • Research
  • COVID-19 survival and recovery

Selection Criteria:

  1. The impact of the initiative to encourage Victorians to participate in active recreation initiatives and/or to the sport
  2. Innovative approaches to the initiative and inclusive practices
  3. The number of participants
  4. The impact to participation within the sport

Selection Process & Voting:

For all information regarding selection and voting processes, return to the 2020 nominations information page.


Nominator Details (your details)


Nominee Details (their details)


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

All nominees must be considered as a Victorian in order to be eligible for any award.

To be considered as a Victorian, your nominee must fulfill either requirement (1) OR (2). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee:


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Active Recreation Initiative of the Year award recognises the work of individuals, clubs, teams, groups or organisations (including SSAs) who have succeeded in enabling more people to participate in active recreation. This could be through a single initiative, event or longer-term initiative (i.e. program, project or campaign) implemented within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit to Victorian sport during 2020. Please select the appropriate boxes below and answer one or all of the remaining 3 questions in 100 words or less per question (note: submissions over 100 words will not be accepted)

Change



Previous Winners:

2019 Melbourne Tennis Month Tennis Victoria

Previously Outdoor/Active Recreation Initiative of the Year:
2018 Escaping Your Comfort Zone
2017 Wheel Women Cycling
2016 Achillies Melbourne Running Club
2015 Active in Parks People and Parks Foundation
2014 Macedon Ranges Running Club
Running Club
2013 Cohuna Neighbourhood House
Community Center

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