2017 Hawkesbury Sports Awards - Nomination Form

About the Awards:

The 2017 Hawkesbury Sports Awards are proudly sponsored by Hawkesbury City Council and Lynwood Country Club. They acknowledge the sporting accomplishments of community members as well as the contributions of individuals to sporting clubs through support roles.

Nominations:

Nominations are invited for individuals and community groups who meet the selection criteria of one or more of the nine categories listed below. Nomination forms should provide as much detail as possible to assist with the judging process. Nominations must address the applicable category criteria listed below.

Council suggests preparing information for your nomination in a word document and copying and pasting into the form once completed to ensure no information is lost.

All nominations must be accompanied by a letter of support from the sporting organisation association the nominee represents.

Nominations CLOSE 5pm Friday, 7 April 2017.

Judging of the Awards:

Council's Hawkesbury Civic and Citizenship Committee is responsible for assessing all nominations received based on the section criteria and select award recipients for each of the categories. Unsuccessful nominations can be resubmitted in subsequent years.

Award Presentation Evening:

Finalists will be invited to attend a ticketed Presentation Dinner on Monday, 29 May 2017 at Lynwood Country Club, Pitt Town. Invitations will be issued by Council in April with full details of the event. The invitation will include a two course meal (dinner and dessert). Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks must be purchased separately.

Additional tickets will be available for purchase for guests. Additional tickets are charged at a flat rate of $48 and will include a two course meal (dinner and dessert). Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks must be purchased separately.

For Team of the Year Award, it is recommended that a team representative be nominated by the Club to attend on behalf of the team, if the entire team is unable to attend.

Award Categories

Sports Person of the Year

Awarded to a person aged 18 years and over who has demonstrated success or achievement as a player of sport in the Hawkesbury.

Junior Sports Person of the Year

Awarded to a person aged under 18 years of age who has demonstrated success or achievement as a player of sport in the Hawkesbury.

Senior Sports Person of the Year

Awarded to a person aged 60 years and over who has demonstrated success or achievement as a player of sport in the Hawkesbury

All Abilities Sports Person of the Year

Awarded to a person with a disability who has shown talent and enthusiasm for their sport in the Hawkesbury or wider community. This sports person must be a resident of the Hawkesbury, however, does not need to play for a Hawkesbury sporting organisation.

Team of the Year

Awarded to a team who has demonstrated success or dedication to sport in the Hawkesbury and beyond. This can be based on victories, team spirit or new achievement. The team must possess a high level of sportsmanship.

Official of the Year

Awarded to a person who has demonstrated excellence in their role as an official in their chosen sport in the Hawkesbury. An official includes; referee, umpire, judge, linesperson, timekeeper, touch judge, technical official or similar.

Coach of the Year

Awarded to a Coach that has been coaching for no less than three years and has achieved outstanding results or who has made an outstanding contribution to the Hawkesbury sporting community.

Sporting Excellence Medallion (previously known as Hawkesbury District Sports Medal)

Seeks to recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to, or represented the Hawkesbury in sport of any kind at a district or higher level for a minimum five continuous years.

Service to Sport Medallion (previously known as the Hawkesbury District Sports Certificate)

Seeks to recognise individuals that have supported their sport at the local club level for 5 years, 10 years, 15 years or any 5 years increment beyond this. Nominees may be drawn from all persons involved, from players or competitors, umpires and coaches right through to sport fundraisers and administrators.

Essential Criteria for all awards (except All Abilities Sports Person)

  • Nominees must be a resident or member of a Hawkesbury sporting organisation.
  • Non-residents must be registered and competing with a Hawkesbury based sporting organisation for not less than 12 months.

Support from Club or Association 

All nominations must be verified by the sporting organisation or association in which the sports person, volunteer or coach is a member of.

A letter of support from the President or Secretary must be attached to your nomination. 

Other supporting evidence 

If available, please scan and attach copies (do not send originals) of the following documents.

  • Action photo
  • Written sporting reference (e.g. coach, sport governing body)
  • Documented evidence of state, national rankings and results
  • Copies of past newspaper articles and media releases mentioning nominee

Please attach supporting documents as a single PDF, maximum 10MB. If you encounter difficulties uploading documents, please email them to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au with the subject, Hawkesbury Sports Awards – Attachments – Nominee Name.

Nominations Type

Individual Nominations

Title
Representative Level
DD-MM-YYYY (if known)
(if different from above)

Team Nomination

Please add a list with names of all team members
Representative Level
Manager/Coach

Award Category

Please select the award category you are nominating for:

Years of Service
Years of Service

Achievements 

Please answer the following questions with as much detail as possible to enable Council’s Hawkesbury Civic and Citizenship Committee to consider the full merits of the application. 

(Please include personal bests, rankings, tournaments, sportsmanship, years of service, challenges)

Nomination Checklist

Your Details

Title

Declaration

I declare that the information I have provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

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