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Bronwyn Kay Agency Sporting Excellence Awards

The Bronwyn Kay Agency Sporting Excellence Awards is a prestigious event that offers our region the opportunity to acknowledge and pay tribute to the many fine sporting achievements by the Tairawhiti sporting community over the last 12 months.

Qualification period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Nominations open 1st July 2018
Nominations close 17th August 2018
Awards Dinner Friday November 9th 2018

Nominations are now open! To nominate, click the button below:

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Awards Night

November 9th, 2018

Once again in 2018, the main Sports Awards will be held at the Showgrounds Event Centre, where guests can expect an evening of entertainment, a full buffet and cash bar. The region has produced some special talent over the years and we acknowledge that this place we call home has a remarkable track record of Olympians.

What you will receive:

  • Complimentary drink on entry
  • Full buffet dinner with dessert platters
  • Cash bar with eftpos available
  • Doors open 6pm
  • Awards night ends 11.30pm
  • Celebrity Master of Ceremony
  • Live entertainment

Tickets $70 per adult, $650 per table (up to 10 guests), or $45 per youth (under 16). Tickets to the event will be available from Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti, and are due to go on sale in September.

Categories

Code Awards

Certificated individuals & teams
Codes are asked to put forward nominations for two or three outstanding recipients (male or female).
These awards will recognise the achievements of athletes who have shown excellence, dedication or improvement in their code.
* Note: If the recipients meet the criteria, they will subsequently be put forward into the trophy awards and the major awards. Codes that do not provide the organisers with this information are still entitled to put forward a separate nomination for the premiere award categories.

As part of our Code Awards, we have created the Athletes with Disabilities Award, that will celebrate Para and Special Olympics athletes who have been recognised by their respective organisations for their achievement, dedication or improvement in one or more sporting disciplines.

Trophy Awards

These awards are for all categories important to the world of sport, including coaches and volunteers, players and teams. These nominations can be submitted independently and the winners of the codes will also be automatically put forward in their appropriate field.


Official of the Year
Open to any Administrator, Referee or Umpire who has made a significant contribution to a sport.

 

Services to Sport
Open to both men and women, in recognition of their long service (must have a minimum of 20 years service) and dedication to a club, organisation or sport. Achievements from outside of the qualifying period can be included in this category. Note: Only one nomination per sport. Those who have previously received this award will not be eligible.

 

Parker Family Endeavour Cup
Rewards a dedicated, committed and time served athlete, coach, official or administrator

 

Junior Sports Team of the Year
Open to any junior team where the members are under the age of 19, See point 7 in conditions for clarification of eligibilty.

 

Junior Sports Woman of the Year
Open to any female under the age of 19, who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports.

 

Junior Sports Man of the Year
Open to any male under the age of 19, who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports.

 

Club of the Year
Open to a sport organisation / sports club who has had an outstanding performance on models of best practice. There are four components:

  • Improvements made over the past 12 months
  • The clubs impact on the community
  • Effectiveness of Managing: Members and Volunteers e.g. upskilling and recruitment, facilities, and finances
  • Performance/Results –local, regional, national and international

Include comparative data from the past three years of membership, coach and offical numbers, along with strategic planning and outcomes.

 

Coach of the Year
Open to any Coaches that have made a significant contribution to a sport at either or both grass roots and HP level.

 

Sports Team of the Year
Open to sports teams, who, through collective effort, have had outstanding performance(s) recognised by an award.

 

International Sports Person of the Year
Recognising the athletes that have performed internationally at the highest level. This award is aimed at those who frequently have to compete internationally to excel in their sport, and to acknowledge their local roots.

Elite Awards

Sports Woman of the Year
Open to any female who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports – see point 7 in conditions for clarification of eligibility.

 

Sportsman of the Year
Open to any male who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports – see point 7 in conditions for clarification of eligibility.

 

Masters Sports Person of the Year
Open to any male or female over 30 years of age, who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports – see point 8 in conditions for clarification of eligibility.

 

Sports Person of the Year
Open to any male or female, who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports.

 

Special Awards

Community Impact Award
Awarded to a project which positively impacts community sport and recreation.

 

Event Excellence Award
Awarded to a sport or recreation event displaying best practice.

 

Tairawhiti Legend of Sport
‘Tairawhiti Legends of Sport’ recognize and acknowledge outstanding achievements and performances by an athlete, coach or administrator at an international and national level. To define this level of success, inductees will have demonstrated a proven ability at the highest level over a considerable period of time.

 

Sponsorship

To enquire about a sponsorship package, email event manager, Prue Younger.

Code Awards

Value: $250 + GST
Promotion

  • Name of sponsor assigned to the code of choice
  • Mention on the night
  • Finalist supplement
  • Logo on Certificate (finalists & winner)
  • Post award supplement
  • Website
  • Facebook

Additional:

  • No complimentary tickets to awards

Trophy Awards

Value: $1250 + GST
Promotion

  • Logo assigned to the trophy of choice
  • Mention on the night
  • Presentation of award on stage
  • Finalist supplement
  • Logo on Certificate (finalists & winner)
  • Post award supplement
  • Website
  • Facebook

Additional:

  • No complimentary tickets to awards
  • Second row table seating
  • Complimentary bottle of wine / 6 bottles beer at table

Elite Awards

Value: $2500 + GST
Promotion

  • Logo assigned to the elite award of choice
  • Mention on the night
  • Presentation of award on stage
  • Finalist supplement
  • Logo on Certificate & Trophy (finalists & winner)
  • Post award supplement – discount 50% banner advert 10 x 8
  • Website
  • Facebook

Additional:

  • Two complimentary tickets to awards
  • Front row table seating
  • Complimentary bottle of wine / 6 bottles beer at table

Elite Awards - Naming Rights

Value: $10,000 + GST
Promotion

  • Logo & name assigned to the entire event throughout all publicity and promotion
  • Mention on the night
  • Presentation of award on stage with 2 min speech
  • Finalist supplement
  • Logo on all Certificates & Sportsperson of The Year Trophy (finalists & winner)
  • Post award supplement – free banner advert 10 x 8
  • Website
  • Facebook

Additional:

  • Four complimentary tickets to the awards
  • Front row table seating
  • Complimentary bottle of wine / 6 bottles beer at table
  • Citation on the night read out by MC 100-150 words

Special Awards

Value: $1,000 + GST
Promotion

  • Logo assigned to the award of choice
  • Mention on the night
  • Presentation of award on stage
  • Finalist supplement
  • Logo on all Certificate (finalists & winner)
  • Post award supplement
  • Website
  • Facebook

Additional:

  • No complimentary tickets to the awards
  • Complimentary bottle of wine / 6 bottles beer at table
Judging & Process

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Nominations close:
19 August 2018

Qualifying period:
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Electronic copies of this nomination form can be downloaded from www.sportgisborne.org.nz

CONDITIONS OF NOMINATION

  1. The qualifying period for year of performance is 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.
  2. Nominations must be endorsed by the club and signed as accurate and true.
  3. Sports/Clubs submitting more than one nomination in any category MUST rank their athletes based on overall performance. In the Code Award nominations, a club can submit up to three names but must also rank them 1-3 with an elected winner.
  4. In the Services to Sport category only ONE nomination per sport can be submitted (see Service to Sport nomination criteria for more info).
  5. The judging panel can only assess each nomination on the information recorded on these nomination forms. Please ensure enough information is provided to give those without an indepth knowledge of your sport a clear understanding of the significance of the achievement(s).
  6. Selection of finalists and winners will be made by an independent panel of judges. 7. The judging panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Juniors are athletes who are under 19 years of age at 30 June 2018 or in a school team. Any nominees who are within the junior age group (teams included) are applicable for the junior category only. Please note, under 19 years during the qualifying period means 18 years or younger up until 30 June 2018.
  8. Masters are athletes who are over 30 years of age (during qualifying period). Nominees in the Masters category MUST have competed in a sanctioned event as a Masters participant. Nominees who are within the masters age group can choose to be nominated for either the Open or Masters category.
  9. Sportsperson of the Year – this award will be selected from the winner of the Junior, Open, Master Sportsman and Sportswoman categories.

NOMINATION CRITERIA

Candidates under consideration for awards must meet the nomination criteria under (a) and (b), (c), or (d):

a. Nominees respect the spirit of fair play and act accordingly at all times.
b. Nominees must be a financial member of a club, school or organisation in the Gisborne/Tairawhiti region.
c. Nominees have represented and competed for that body for the entire qualifying period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.
d. Because of the nature and/or demands of the chosen sport, the nominee lives and/or works out of the Gisborne/Tairawhiti region to gain further training and competition, but promotes him/herself as a Gisborne/Tairawhiti athlete.

Services to Sport

Achievements from outside of the qualifying period can be included in this category. Those who have previously received this award will not be eligible. Must have a minimum of 20 years’ service to an organisation/sport. Only one nomination per sport. Compliance with the Privacy Act By returning these forms and any additional information you are consenting to Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti using these details for the purpose of administering the Logans Sporting Excellence Awards 2018, and acknowledge your right to access and correct the information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.

JUDGES’ CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Was it in that sport’s ‘pinnacle event’
  • Was it a world record, or world ranking or recognition
  • Difficultly of qualification
  • The global nature of the sport - (International standard of the sport)
  • Time spent: up skilling, developing others, coaching or officials duties
  • Skills used while making an impact on your sport Team / athlete achievements (N/A – Officials)
  • High Performance appointments e.g. rep teams / national teams
  • Improvements made over the past 12 months
  • Impact on the community
  • Effectiveness of Managing Members and Volunteers (e.g. up skilling & recruitment, facilities and finances)
  • Participation, Awards, High Performance selection / appointments

The judges shall have discretionary rights to consider a nomination that may fall outside the criteria but is perceived to be a performance(s) deserving of recognition.

Tairawhiti Rising Legends

Tairawhiti Rising Legends

The Logans Tairawhiti Rising Legends (TRL) recognises, acknowledges and supports the development of talented young athletes within Tairawhiti.

As part of the programme, aspiring athletes receive a $1,000 scholarship and lots of exclusive mentoring and development opportunities to improve their skills.

Since the TRL programme began in 2007, our Tairawhiti Rising Legends have been high achievers in the sporting world, producing New Zealand Champions, World Champions and, in 2012, our first Olympian.

The Rising Legends inductees will be our support crew on the night at the Awards.

Event Sponsors

For more information, please contact:

Debbie Hutchings

Debbie Hutchings

Events Advisor

06 868 9943 ext 724 | 027 258 8338
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