Competition Level Definitions

Association / District

Club tournaments/competitions – i.e. Association/District events.


State Championships – i.e. Association versus Association, Region versus Region, District versus District, School State Championships.

National (recognised by the governing sporting body)

State versus State competition – i.e. National Championships, National Competitions, School National Competitions.

International Competition (recognised by the governing sporting body)

Team or Athlete competing in an international competition – i.e. Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Championships.

Young Athlete

To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must have competed in national and/or international level competition and be 21 years of age or under as at 31 December 2023.

Master Athlete Must be considered a Masters Athlete by their respective SSA as sports differ in the definition of the age range - i.e. Athletics Victoria defines a Masters Athlete as an Athlete who is over 30 years of age on the 31 December of the current year.

Government Partners

Preferred Suppliers