Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse Sports Awards

Do you know an outstanding sportsperson or a dedicated person who makes a positive contribution to sport and recreation in Whitehorse that deserves recognition?

Nominate them now for the 2018 Whitehorse Sports Awards! 

The Whitehorse Sports Awards is a Mayoral event that acknowledges hard work and dedication of local athletes, sporting and recreation clubs, and volunteers, across Whitehorse. The awards recognise the important contribution that local clubs and affiliates make to the community and the outstanding achievements of their members. The Whitehorse Sports Awards also acknowledges excellence in club management and the behind-the-scenes efforts of club volunteers.

Award categories

Sportsperson of the Year
pdf icon Sportsperson of the Year nomination form (162.76kB) 

An athlete of any age who has consistently achieved a high level either at local, state or national level in the last year, has displayed excellent sportsmanship, as well as putting something back into sport.

Junior Sportsperson of the Year
pdf icon Junior Sportsperson of the Year nomination form (162.02kB) 

An athlete, under the age of 18 as at 1 January 2017, who has performed at a high level throughout the year and shown excellent sportsmanship.

Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability
pdf icon Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability nomination form (160.94kB)

An athlete of any age who has consistently achieved a high level either at local, state or national level in the last year, has displayed excellent sportsmanship, as well as putting something back into the sport.

Volunteer of the Year
pdf icon Volunteer of the Year nomination form (109.17kB)

A person who gives freely for the benefit of a sports club, has contributed over a long period (or made an extraordinary contribution in the last year), and fosters a positive focus on personal development within the club.

Sports Club of the Year
pdf icon Sports Club of the Year nomination form (110.03kB) 

A club that fosters participation and enjoyment at all levels of the sport, shows innovation in administration, focuses on skills development and personal growth for members, provides opportunities for a diverse range of participants as well as broad community appeal.

Team of the Year
pdf icon Team of the Year nomination form (109.04kB) 

A sporting and recreational team that has accomplished significant achievements in its given pursuit, performed consistently and offered participants a positive experience.

Coach of the Year
pdf icon Coach of the Year nomination form (108.99kB)

Open to any coach who coaches at a club based in Whitehorse. Will be judged on the philosophy they bring to the club, the positive values they instil in their athletes as well as achieving to a high standard.

School Award
pdf icon School Award nomination form (109.26kB)

This award is sponsored by the Deakin Sports Network. Nominations will be judged on the achievements of the school, the level of participation, and the educational benefits this participation has had for students. Student achievements must be performed representing the school.

 

Proud Sponsor of the Whitehorse Sports Awards
 

 

Any individual, who lives in, attends school or is a member of a sporting club within Whitehorse is eligible to be nominated in any of the award categories. Nominations are to be based on achievements over the past year, from September 2017 to August 2018.

For further information and a copy of the application form please phone the Leisure and Recreation Service Administration Team (03) 9262 6371.