2017 Victorian Sport Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Sport Awards are now open.

If you know someone from our sporting community that you think is deserving of an award, nominate them today. Information regarding the selection process, eligibility criteria and nomination forms are listed below.

The closing date for all nominations is Monday 15 January 2018 at 5pm, late applications will not be accepted. Nominations are completed online, it is estimated that the nominations process will take 15 – 20 minutes to complete.

Should you have any queries regarding the nomination process or assistance in utilising the online form, please contact Alisha Min at Vicsport (awards@vicsport.com.au or 03 9698 8100).

Following the closing date of nominations (15 January 2018) all nominations will be sent to the appropriate State Sporting Association (SSA) to verify the eligibility of the application. This process is to confirm that each nomination meets the eligibility criteria listed below.

In addition, in some categories the SSA will be requested to confirm that further eligibility is clarified. For example, that the Victorian Coach of the Year nominee holds a current coaching accreditation.

Should a response not be received by a SSA, the nomination will be marked as ‘unverified’ for the deliberation of the relevant voting panel. Follow up of verifications post the due date will not take place.

Following the confirmation of eligibility, all nominations for the Victorian Sport Awards will be reviewed by expert voting panels. An announcement of the voting panel members will be made soon.


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

All nomination forms will have a tick box to select that the nominee meets the following eligibility criteria.

A) To be considered as a Victorian (must “tick” requirement one, plus either requirement two or three):

  • Product of Victorian Sports System: Contribution or Participation in the Victorian sports system for a minimum of seven years (three years for juniors).
  • Resident in the state of Victoria: Identify their primary residence as a location geographically based in Victoria.
  • Born in the state of Victoria.

B) All contributions/achievements must have been achieved in the calendar year (January to December 2017 (except for the Outstanding Contribution to Sport and Service to Victorian Community Sport and Recreation Awards).

C) 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
  • protection from sexual harassment or intimidation.

This code applies to community sport, training and club sanctioned activities.

Association/District

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

State

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


Expert voting panels will be selected to review the nominations and assess the respective selection criteria. Finalists will be selected in each category, winners will be announced at the 2017 Victorian Sport Awards on Wednesday 14 March 2018.

Voting panel members will be announced soon.

Award Categories


Victorian coaches who have achieved outstanding coaching performance/s with Victorian athlete/s or teams during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Be an accredited Coach under the recognised National or State Sporting body
  • Coach Victorian athlete(s) or a team competing at a state, national and/or international level competition
  • Nominations are open to paid and unpaid coaches

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance of the athlete/team coached by the nominee

2.

Level of competition – state, national and/or international

3.

Contribution to the wider coaching community within their sport - mentoring

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Coach of the Year award is for Victorian coaches who have achieved outstanding coaching performance/s with Victorian athlete/s or teams during the 2017 year. Nominations are open to paid and unpaid coaches.


Victorian sporting coaches who have made a significant contribution to their club and/or association/district. This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a Victorian community sporting coach during 2017, either on or off the sporting field, with a focus on improving community sport through encouraging participation, fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming, safe and inclusive.

Eligibility

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

  • Be an accredited Coach under the recognised National or State Sporting body
  • Coach Victorian athletes(s) or a team competing at club and/or association/district level

Selection Criteria

1.

Coach at a club and/or association/district level

2.

Demonstrated achievement to make their team/club welcoming, safe and inclusive

3.

A role model for their athletes – setting a positive example

4.

Demonstrated commitment to continuous training and learning

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Community Coach of the Year Award is intended for Victorian sporting coaches who have made a significant contribution to their club and/or association/district. This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a Victorian community sporting coach during 2017, either on or off the sporting field, with a focus on improving community sport through encouraging participation, fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming, safe and inclusive.


Victorian officials who have demonstrated excellence in their role as an official of their chosen sport during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Be an accredited Official under the recognised National or State Sporting body
  • Officiate at state, national, international level
  • Nominations are open to paid and unpaid officials

Selection Criteria

1.

Level of competition officiated – state, national and/or international

2.

Contribution to the wider officiating community within their sport - mentoring

3.

Demonstrated commitment to continuous training and learning

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Official of the Year award is intended for Victorian officials who have demonstrated excellence in their role as an official of their chosen sport during the 2017 year. Nominations are open to paid and unpaid officials.


Victorian sporting officials (umpires/referees/judges) who have made a significant contribution to their club, and/or association/district. This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a Victorian official in 2017 with a particular focus on improving community sport through fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming and inclusive.

Eligibility

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

  • Be an accredited Official under the recognised National or State Sporting body
  • Officiate at club and/or association/district level
  • Nominations are open to paid and unpaid officials

Selection Criteria

1.

Officiated at a club and/or association/district level

2.

Demonstrated commitment to continuous training and learning

3.

Demonstrated focus on improving community sport through fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming and inclusive.

4.

Contribution to the wider officiating community within their sport - mentoring

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Community Official of the Year award is intended for Victorian sporting officials (umpires/referees/judges) who have made a significant contribution to their club, and/or association/district. This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a Victorian official in 2017 with a particular focus on improving community sport through fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming and inclusive. Nominations are open to paid and unpaid officials.

Victorian sports administrators who have demonstrated an outstanding level of achievement during the 2017 year at the State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly or National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based). The recipient’s contribution will have provided benefit to, or had a positive impact upon, an individual sport or the industry as a whole, and their standards of excellence will have distinguished them from peers.

Eligibility

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

  • Be employed (in a paid position) at a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly, National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based), Associations, Leagues, Regional Academies of Sport or in a Professional Sporting Team.

Selection Criteria

1.

Outstanding achievement in the development and delivery of projects/initiatives to enable more Victorians to enjoy the benefits of sport

2.

The impact of their contribution/initiative to the individual sport

3.

The extent to which the individual has delivered beyond expectations

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Sport Administrator of the Year (Eunice Gill) Award is intended for Victorian sports administrators who have demonstrated an outstanding level of achievement during the 2017 year at the State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly or National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based). The recipient’s contribution will have provided benefit to, or had a positive impact upon, an individual sport or the industry as a whole, and their standards of excellence will have distinguished them from peers.


This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a volunteer under the age of 35 to the Victorian sport and active recreation community in 2017.

Eligibility

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

  • Be 35 years of age or younger as at 31 December 2017
  • Not be paid for their volunteering (Note: reimbursement of expenses does not constitute payment)

Selection Criteria

1.

Position held within the club/association/state sporting association/regional sports assembly

2.

The impact of the work completed within their organisation

3.

The impact of the work to the broader community

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Young Volunteer of the Year award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a volunteer under the age of 35 to the Victorian sport and active recreation community in 2017. The nominee cannot be paid for their volunteering (Note: reimbursement of expenses does not constitute payment).


This award recognises the outstanding contribution made in 2017 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.

Eligibility

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

  • Be registered 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

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Community Sporting Club of the Year recognises the outstanding contribution made in 2017 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.


Victorian Masters athletes or teams (male or female) who have achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at a national and/or international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Have competed in masters level competition as classified by each sport

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Masters Sport Award is intended for Victorian Masters athletes or teams (male or female) who have achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at a national and/or international level during the 2017 year.


This award recognises a Victorian team who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at a state, national and/or international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Must be an officially recognised state team by their State Sporting Association; or,
  • A team representing Australia, comprised solely of Victorian athletes as defined in the individual award categories (Male and Female Athletes of the Year)
    • This includes a team registered and based in a Victorian Club (i.e. The Oarsome Foursome – Australian Olympic Four, Rowing 1992 and 1996 Olympics)

Note: This award is open to men’s, women’s and mixed teams

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – state, national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Team of the Year award recognises a Victorian team who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at a state, national and/or international level during the 2017 year. This award is open to men's, women's and mixed teams.

This award recognises a Victorian junior team who has achieved outstanding results with respect to their performances at a national, international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Must be an officially recognised state team by their State Sporting Association; or,
  • A team representing Australia, comprised solely of Victorian athletes as defined in the individual award categories (Male and Female Athletes of the Year)
    • This includes a team registered and based in a Victorian Club (i.e. The Oarsome Foursome – Australian Olympic Four, Rowing 1992 and 1996 Olympics)
  • Be a team with all members 21 years of age or under as at 31 December 2017

Note: This award is open to men’s, women’s and mixed teams

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Young Team of the Year award recognises a Victorian junior team who has achieved outstanding results with respect to their performances at a national, international level during the 2017 year. This award is open to men's, women's and mixed teams. The nominated team must have all members 21 years of age or under as at 31 December 2017.

This award recognises Victorian junior athletes who have achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national and/or international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Have competed in national and/or international level competition
  • Be 21 years of age or under as at 31 December 2017

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Young Athlete of the Year award recognises Victorian junior athletes who have achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national and/or international level during the 2017 year. The nominee must be 21 years of age or under as at 31 December 2017 to be eligible for this award.

This award recognises a Victorian individual male athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national, international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Have competed in national and/or international level competition
  • Identify as a male/man

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Male Athlete of the Year (Frank Wilkes Award) recognises a Victorian individual male athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national, international level during the 2017 year. The nominee must identify as a male/man to be eligible for this award.

This award recognises a Victorian individual female athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national, international level during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Have competed in national and/or international level competition
  • Identify as a female/woman

Selection Criteria

1.

Results and performance

2.

Level of competition – national and/or international

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Female Athlete of the Year (Kitty McEwan Award) recognises a Victorian individual female athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to performance/s at a national, international level during the 2017 year. To be eligible, the nominee must identify as a female/woman.


This award recognises a Local Government Authority who has made a significant contribution to sport in 2017 through the development of a participation program or facility.

Eligibility

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

  • Be a Local Government Authority within the state of Victoria
  • Research
  • Participation recruitment and retention programs
  • Facility re-development, development or design
  • Sport competitions

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

Selection Criteria

1.

The impact of the initiative to the Local Government Authority community

2.

The impact to participation within the Local Government Authority

3.

Innovative approaches to the initiative

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

This Local Government Initiative of the Year recognises a Local Government Authority who has made a significant contribution to sport in 2017 through the development of a participation program or facility. The initiatives can be related to (but not limited to)
• Research
• Participation recruitment and retention programs
• Facility re-development, development or design
• Sport competitions

This award recognises the work of clubs, teams, groups or individuals who have succeeded in enabling more people to participate in outdoor and active recreation through a single initiative, event or longer-term initiative implemented within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit during 2017.

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

Selection Criteria

1.

The impact of the initiative to encourage Victorians to be participate in outdoor/active recreation initiatives

2.

The number of participants

3.

Innovative approaches to the initiative and inclusive practices

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Outdoor/Active Recreation Initiative of the Year award recognises the work of clubs, teams, groups or individuals who have succeeded in enabling more people to participate in outdoor and active recreation through a single initiative, event or longer-term initiative implemented within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit during 2017.


This award recognises organisations who have created a program, project or campaign, or implemented a plan, within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit to Victorian sport during the 2017 year.

Eligibility

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

  • Be a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly or Vicsport Associate Member
  • Participation recruitment and retention programs
  • Research

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

Selection Criteria

1.

The impact of the initiative to the sport

2.

The impact to participation within the sport

3.

Innovative approaches to the initiative

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Sport Development Initiative of the Year award recognises organisations who have created a program, project or campaign, or implemented a plan, within the past 2-3 years which has provided significant benefit to Victorian sport during the 2017 year. The initiatives can be related to (but not limited to)
• Participation recruitment and retention programs
• Research


This award recognises an outstanding community sporting event that has been delivered successfully and benefitted the local community in 2017.

Eligibility

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

  • Be an organisation based in Victoria:
    • State Sporting Association
    • Regional Sport Assembly
    • Club
    • Association
    • Local Government Authority
    • National Sporting Organisation

Selection Criteria

1.

Exceptional event coordination

2.

The impact to participation in the local community as a result of the event

3.

Demonstrated achievement to make the event welcoming, safe and inclusive

4.

Positive partnerships created within the local community

5.

Positive connection to the local community

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Community Sporting Event of the Year recognises an outstanding community sporting event that has been delivered successfully and benefitted the local community in 2017.


This award recognises a member of the Victorian sport and active recreation community who has made a positive difference to the opportunities and experiences available to others over a long period of time. They could be a paid or volunteer administrator, official, umpire or coach, who has provided support, encouragement or inspiration through hard work; often through self-sacrifice and without personal gain.

Eligibility

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

  • Have contributed to Victorian sport over a long period – 10 years or more

Note: This award is open to paid or volunteer administrators, officials, umpires or coaches.

Selection Criteria

1.

The contribution made to their local club, association, district

2.

Length of service (10 years or more)

3.

Position(s) held within the club, association or district

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Service to Victorian Community Sport and Recreation award recognises a member of the Victorian sport and active recreation community who has made a positive difference to the opportunities and experiences available to others over a long period of time. They could be a paid or volunteer administrator, official, umpire or coach, who has provided support, encouragement or inspiration through hard work; often through self-sacrifice and without personal gain.
Please note, this award is open to paid or volunteer administrators, officials, umpires or coaches.


The Victorian Outstanding Contribution to Victorian Sport Award is presented to an individual or organisation in recognition of outstanding achievement in, or contribution to, sport in Victoria. Winners of the Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award are nominated by the Vicsport Board and selected by a panel of industry representatives and are chosen based on their significant role in the Victorian sport and active recreation sector.

Eligibility

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

  • Be a considered as a Victorian (as per criteria on page 1)

Consideration will be considered to:

1.

Length of service

2.

Level and standard of achievement

3.

Number of people and organisations that this person has had an influence

4.

Impact on sport in Victoria – More Victorians enjoying the benefits of sport

5.

Efforts to benefit the wider community through sport

6.

Recognition and respect of peers

7.

Displayed values of fairness and integrity

8.

Demonstrated leadership

Nominator Details


Nominee Details


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfil 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, the nominee must fulfil requirement (1), and requirement (2) OR (3). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee (i.e. requirement (1), (2) and (3), requirement (1) and requirement (2), OR, requirement (1) and requirement (3)):


Consideration will be given to:

The Victorian Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award is presented to an individual or organisation in recognition of outstanding achievement in, or contribution to, sport in Victoria. Winners of the Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award are nominated by the Vicsport Board and selected by a panel of industry representatives and are chosen based on their significant role in the Victorian sport and active recreation sector.



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