2022 Leasexpress Sport Initiative of the Year

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Nominations for the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards have now closed.

This award recognises the work of individuals, clubs, teams, groups or organisations (including SSAs) who have succeeded in enabling more people to participate in sport activities, with a particular focus on increasing participation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and/or the 2022 Victorian floods.


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

  • Be a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly or Vicsport Associate Member

The initiatives be related to (but not limited to):

  • Research
  • Participation recruitment and retention programs
  • COVID 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 2022 nominations information page here.

Previous Winners:

2021 Batter Up School Roadshow Softball
2020 North West Travel League Softball

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