Eligibility Criteria for all Nominations

All nominees for the 2018 Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.


All nomination forms will have a tick box to select that the nominee meets the following (3) eligibility criteria:

1. To be considered as a Victorian, all nominees must be a product of the Victorian Sports System - i.e. contributed or Participated in the Victorian sports system for a minimum of seven years (three years for juniors)

Additionally, all nominees must either:

    • be a resident in the state of Victoria - i.e. identify their primary residence as a location geographically based in Victoria
    • be born in the state of Victoria


2. All contributions / achievements must have been achieved in the calendar year (January to December 2018 - except for the Outstanding Contribution to Sport and Service to Victorian Community Sport and Recreation Awards).


3. All nominees must meet the expectations of the Victorian Community Sport Code of Conduct:
Every person: spectator, player, club member, official, participant, administrator, coach, parent or member of the community involved with the sport, should work to ensure:
  • inclusion of every person regardless of their age, gender or sexual orientation,
  • inclusion of every person regardless of their race, culture or religion,
  • opportunities for people of all abilities to participate in the sport and develop to their full potential,
  • respect is shown towards others, the club and the broader community,
  • a safe and inclusive environment for all,
  • elimination of violent and abusive behaviour, and
  • protection from sexual harassment or intimidation.
This code applies to community sport, training and club sanctioned activities.


For all other nominations criteria specific to each award, CLICK HERE.


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