2023 Love the Game Community Sporting Club of the Year

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Nominations for the 2023 Victorian Sport Awards are now closed

This award recognises the outstanding contribution made in 2023 by a community sporting club, team or organisation who has demonstrated a strong commitment to encourage and support participation in sport and active recreation, including breaking down barriers that may be created by age, cultural diversity, ability, gender, religious belief or sexual orientation.


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

  • Be affiliated with a State Sporting Association

Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated achievement to make their club welcoming, safe and inclusive
  2. Demonstrated increase in participation
  3. Engagement of young people within their community
  4. Engaging women and girls as leaders as well as participants
  5. Promoting injury prevention and participant safety

Selection Process & Voting:

For all information regarding selection and voting processes, return to the 2023 nominations information page here.

Previous Winners:

2022 Officer City Soccer Club Football
2021 Footscray Hockey Club Hockey
2020 N/A N/A
2019 Kyvalley Tennis Club Tennis
2018 Collingwood Basketball Association Basketball
2017 Malvern Marlins Masters Swimming Club Masters Swimming
2016 Hawthorn Cycling Club
Melbourne Stars Basketball Club
2015 Flyaway Gymnastics Club Gymnastics
2014 Newtown City Hockey Club Hockey
2013 Strathdale Hockey Club Hockey

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