Good Sports Awards 2020 Categories
See below for the list of categories in the Good Sports Awards 2020. Clubs can enter more than one category if they are eligible to. To get started on your nomination, click here.
Good Sports Club of the Year
This award goes to a club who has reached the top level of the Good Sports program and learnt the skills to manage alcohol responsibly. They inspire positive change and have built a healthier, more family-friendly club environment where everyone feels welcome.
The state and territory clubs that win this award will receive $500 for their clubs and will become the 8 finalists for the national category. The national winner will receive $1000 for their club.
Good Sports Club Champion of the Year
This award recognises the club volunteer who is the beating heart of their club. They make their community sporting club stronger and more family-friendly by going above and beyond the usual undertakings of a volunteer.
The winner of this award will receive $500.
Good Sports Healthy Eating Club of the Year
Good Sports clubs across Australia are leading the charge when it comes to promoting positive attitudes towards health. This award goes to a Queensland or Tasmanian Good Sports club who has inspired change by providing and promoting healthy food and drink options within their club to create a healthier club environment. The club that wins this award will receive $1000.
Good Sports Healthy Minds Club of the Year
Together with Good Sports, a growing number of community sporting clubs are taking proactive steps to provide their members with a positive support network where they are encouraged to talk about mental health issues and seek help where required.
This award goes to a Tasmanian Good Sports club who has inspired positive change by promoting mental health awareness and is undertaking positive activities that strengthens the club community. The winner of this award will receive $1000.
Good Sports Junior Club of the Year
Good Sports clubs focus on creating family-friendly environments. This award recognises a Good Sports Junior club who has created a safer place for juniors to play sport by focusing on spectator behaviour, nutrition, a smoke-free environment and alcohol. The club that wins this award will receive $1000.
Good Sports Tackling Illegal Drugs Club of the Year
Good Sports clubs across Australia are becoming better prepared to address drug-related issues if they arise. This award goes to a Good Sports club who has prepared to react appropriately to illegal drug-related issues by developing and implementing an Illegal Drugs Policy. The club that wins this award will receive $1000.
Good Sports Rookie Club of the Year
Clubs join Good Sports so they can focus on what makes community sport great and create clubs that are healthy, family-friendly, inclusive and supportive. This award goes to a new Good Sports club that is inspiring positive change and taking responsibility for its members. The club that wins this award will receive $1000.
Good Sports Safe Transport Club of the Year
Good Sports Clubs across Australia are leading the charge when it comes to promoting road safety. This award goes to a Good Sports club who has prioritised the safety of their members by developing and implementing a Safe Transport Policy at their club to ensure everyone arrives home safe and sound. The winner of this award will receive $1000.
Nominations close at midnight on Tuesday December 1, 2020.
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