Official of the Year Award


Judging period: 16 October 2017 - 15 October 2018

Nominees must be at least Secondary School Year 9 students or equivalent as at 1 January 2018

  • A nominee cannot be nominated for more than one award, or in more than one district
  • Nominees will not have represented provinces or clubs outside the greater Waikato region during the judging period, where there have been opportunities to represent provinces or clubs at the same level within the greater Waikato
  • Volunteers, paid staff, amateurs and professionals are eligible
  • Nominations for people with disabilities are encouraged
  • Only individual nominations will be accepted
  • Nominees will be judged in the district they officiated in during the judging period, or when Waikato region wide, nationally or internationally, they will be judged in the district they live in (exemptions may be sought if the sport is not offered in the district)
  • A nominee may not be nominated for an award in more than one district
  • The nominee must have clearly demonstrated loyalty to the Waikato region
  • Judges will select the winner of the Sporting Personality of the Year from all individual categories
  • Sport Waikato reserves the right to forward nominations to any Sports Awards
  • Sport Waikato reserves the right to combine some categories where nomination numbers are low
  • Sport Waikato reserves the right to make special presentations to worthy recipients at any Sports Awards
  • Judges reserve the right to discard nominations if they cannot clearly identify the level of competition within the sport
  • Judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into

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