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Knox Sports and Leisure Awards

Knox Sport and Leisure Awards

Knox City Council hosts the annual Knox Sport and Leisure Awards to recognise and reward the dedicated and hardworking volunteers within our local sport and leisure clubs, as well as clubs that have worked diligently to provide positive programs and opportunities for the Knox community.

The Knox Sport and Leisure Awards aims to create a more sustainable sporting landscape through the retention of current volunteers and attracting of new volunteers.

This year’s award ceremony will be held on Wednesday 10 June 2020 at the Knox Civic Centre.

How to nominate a club or volunteer

Start by downloading our information booklet and select the award category that best reflects the work of the club/volunteer, and then complete the online nomination form below.

Nomination Information booklet

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. Nominators are also encouraged to consider the eligibility criteria when forming a response to the questions. The more information provided the better.

Nomination open 28 January and close 12pm (midday) 30 March 2020.

Nomination categories:

Club of the Year Award


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 for Club of the Year.

Best Club Initiated Program Award


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 for Best Club Initiated Program.

Junior or Adult Club Person of the Year Award


The Club Person of the Year Awards are awarded to volunteers who have made a significant contribution to their club. The Junior award is for volunteers who are 17 years of age and under (as at 10 June 2020).

Nominate for Club Person of the Year.

Women in Sport Leadership Award


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 for Women in Sport Leadership Award.

Years of Service Recognition


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 10 (e.g. 20, 30 etc.). All volunteers nominated under this category will be recognised at the Awards evening.

Nominate for Years of Service Recognition.

Previous Knox Sports and Leisure Awards

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