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2018 Knox Sport and Leisure Awards

The Knox Sport and Leisure Awards are back!

After another successful event in 2017, the Knox Sport and Leisure Awards will be held on Wednesday 6 June 2018. The Awards are dedicated to recognising and rewarding the hard working volunteers within our local sport and leisure clubs, as well as clubs that have worked hard to provide positive programs and opportunities for the Knox community.

There are seven award categories for 2018:

Club Awards

  • Club of the Year
  • Best Club Initiated Program
  • Health and Wellbeing

Individual Awards

  • Club Person of the Year (Adult)
  • Club Person of the Year (Junior)
  • Women in Sport Leadership
  • Years of Service

How to Nominate

Nominations are now open!

It is now easier than ever to nominate a deserving club and/or volunteer! All you need to do is pick which award category best reflects the work of the club/volunteer, and then complete the online nomination form for the respective award. That’s it! Links to nomination forms can be found in the table below and are also available as a hard copy upon request.

You can nominate any volunteer, regardless of whether they are involved in your club or not. You can even nominate your own club!

Prior to starting a nomination form, please ensure you check the eligibility criteria listed in the Nomination Information Booklet (PDF). Nominators are also encouraged to consider their responses on the nomination form to reflect the award criteria. The more information you provide the better!

Make sure you get your nominations in quick, as nominations close 4pm Friday 2 March 2018. To access the correct nomination form, please click on the award name below:

Award Categories Award Rationale Nomination Link Sponsored By
Club of the Year The Club of the Year Award will be awarded to a Knox based sport and leisure club who has implemented good governance structures, attended Council’s Club Development Workshops and are inclusive and supportive to their volunteers. Nominate Think Advantage
Best Club Initiated Program The Best Club Initiated Program Award will be awarded to a Knox based sport and leisure club that has implemented an inclusive program that aligns with the goals outlined within the Knox Community and Council Plan 2017-2022. Nominate Simply Helping
Health and Wellbeing The Health and Wellbeing Award will be awarded to a Knox based sport and leisure club that has implemented programs focusing on the health and wellbeing of their members and the wider community. Nominate Wantirna Bendigo Bank
Club Person of the Year (Adult) The Club Person of the Year (Adult) Award is awarded to volunteers who are 18 years of age and over, who have made a significant contribution to their club.
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Club Person of the Year (Junior) The Club Person of the Year (Junior) Award is awarded to volunteers who are 17 years of age and under, who have made a significant contribution to their club. Nominate Westfield Knox
Women in Sport Leadership The Women in Sport Leadership Award is awarded to female volunteers who have made a significant contribution to their club whilst holding a position(s) of leadership such as a President, Coach or Official. Nominate Melbourne Boomers
Years of Service Recognition for Years of Service is given to long standing volunteers within local sport and leisure clubs, with recognition commencing at 20 years of service and increasing in increments of 5 (e.g. 20, 25, 30 etc.). All volunteers nominated under this category will be recognized at the Awards evening. Nominate

Previous Award Winners

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