This year the Annual Awards Dinner will celebrate 51 Years of Little Athletics in NSW at Ettalong Diggers Club in Ettalong.
We will recognise the outstanding achievements of Centres and individuals from across the state during another challenging 2021/2022 season.
Nominations open on Monday, 9 May 2022 and close Monday, 27 June 2022.
Nominations will be accepted from Members of affiliated Little Athletics Centres as defined in the Constitution.
Only one nominee per award can be submitted from Members and must be done so in the following format:
All fields completed on a nomination form and no additional documentation will be considered
All fields have a 200-word limit.
Little Athletics NSW has the right to add nominations or cancel a category should there be insufficient nominations.
Nominations will close on a set date and must be submitted by the website link which will be live on 9 May 2022.
Finalists in each category will be announced in early July.
2022 Awards Categories:
Metro Centre of the Year
A Centre based in Regions 5, 6 ,7 or 8 with a welcoming culture, inclusive environment, positive and friendly approach, opportunities provided to athletes, volunteer support, community involvement and Centre promotion.
Regional Centre of the Year
A Centre based in Regions 1, 2, 3 or 4 with a welcoming culture, inclusive environment, positive and friendly approach, opportunities provided to athletes, volunteer support, community involvement and Centre promotion.
Innovative Centre of the Year
A Centre that has displayed innovation during the season. Examples may include running unique events, innovative leadership and management including recruitment, retention, recognition and reward, demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion, participation in the community, fundraising, promotion of the Centre across media platforms or new programs implemented.
Administrator of the Year
A Centre Committee member who excels in administration including membership, financial viability and programs implemented, displays teamwork, innovation and leadership and makes a positive impact on the Centre.
Coach of the Year A Coach that shows leadership including mentoring and education, promoting a healthy culture, providing a safe and inclusive environment, commits their time and has the ability to inspire others.
Official of the Year
An Official who volunteers their time to contribute to competitions and activities, provides leadership through education and mentoring and has a positive and encouraging attitude towards athletes.
Volunteer of the Year
A volunteer at any level who shows commitment to fulfil duties and makes a positive impact. May range from a volunteer at Centre level to a Zone Coordinator.
Young Volunteer of the Year
A young volunteer at any level who shows commitment to fulfil duties and makes a positive impact. Must be under the age of 25.