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2023 CHB

SPORT AND RECREATION AWARDS 


​​​​​​​The aim of the Central Hawke’s Bay Sport and Recreation Awards is to recognise the outstanding achievements of CHB athletes, teams, clubs, coaches and officials.

The awards also recognises innovation, excellence and contribution to sport and recreation in Central Hawke’s Bay from grassroots through to elite level.

NOMINATIONS

Nominations must be completed online


Nominations Open: 3rd April 2023

Nominations Close: 11.59pm Friday 30th June 2023

Qualifying Period:  18th September 2021 to 31st March 2023


Nominations can be updated or adjusted at any stage during the nomination period

Performance by nominees will only be considered when it has occurred during the qualifying period.


All applications must be accompanied by a media quality photograph of at least 10cm by 10cm of the nominee or team.


This is to be submitted via email to mels@sporthb.net.nz


Nominations will be accepted from all National and Regional Sports organisations, clubs, schools, media and the general public.

Please ensure you refer to the NOMINATION CRITERIA and the HELPFUL HINTS document prior to starting your nomination

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Open to a volunteer who has displayed outstanding commitment and dedication within the qualifying period to the active recreation or sport sector. The Volunteer of the Year award is designed to recognise the valuable contribution that volunteers make to their community.

COMMUNITY COACH OF THE YEAR

A coach who creates positive team culture, provides a great experience and encourages fair play and commitment to Balance is Better/Good Sports principles.

COMMUNITY INITATIVE OF THE YEAR​​​​​​​

Awarded to an individual, group, school, sports organisation or club who has identified, celebrated and encouraged a collaborative project which has positively impacted children, young people and their whānau.

SERVICE TO SPORT

Awarded to volunteers who have contributed to the operation of a club or sporting organisation for 10 years or more. 1 person will be acknowledged this year.

EMERGING SPORTSPERSON

Open to any individual JUNIOR athlete, official or coach who has excelled in one or more sports within the qualifying period, who has NOT achieved success at elite international level or have represented New Zealand and has the greatest future potential to be a Central Hawke's Bay Sports Awards category winner in the future.   
The Nominee MUST be under the age of 18 as at March 31 (end of achievement period). 
This award can only be won once by an individual.

CLUB OF THE YEAR

Outstanding performance by a club, eliminating franchise organisations, in terms of success on and off “the field” within the qualifying period.

JUNIOR TEAM​​​​​​​ OF THE YEAR

Outstanding performance by a team of two or more persons within the qualifying period.

Nominees must be at 20 years of age or under at the time of their performance.

SENIOR TEAM​​​​​​​ OF THE YEAR

Outstanding performance by a team of two or more persons within the qualifying period.

Nominees must be over 21 years of age at the time of their performance.

JUNIOR SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

Open to anyone who has excelled in one of more sport within the qualifying period. Nominees must be under the age of 20 years old at the time of their performances.

SENIOR SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

Open to any individual who has excelled in one or more sports within the qualifying period.

Nominees must be over 21 years of age or older at the time of their performances.

SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

The Supreme Award is selected from the winners of the Junior Sportsperson, Senior Sportsperson, Junior Team and Senior Team awards.

If you have any questions regarding the 2023 CHB Sport and Recreation Awards, please contact Beck Christe:

beckc@sporthb.net.nz or 0220 128 464.