Athletes of the calibre of Olympic and world champion cyclist
Shane Kelly, former international motor cycling ace Kevin Magee, World Junior
Cycling Champion Jason Niblett, dual World Rogaining Champion Rob Taylor and
World Junior Champion basketballer Aaron Bruce are among those who have had
the honour of being named the Wimmera’s finest.
The Award carries trophies and
a $1,000 Sports Star Scholarship, courtesy of the Horsham Sports and Community
Club, which the recipient can use to further their sporting career. All clubs,
supporters and individuals are welcome to nominate someone who is doing well
in their particular sport and deserves recognition for their efforts.
Nominations are invited at any
time and can be forwarded to the Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly. Monthly Award winners will be announced during the year and will receive a Monthly Award sponsored by Dags Quality Screen Printing and Hip Pocket Workwear and Safety. All Monthly Award winners are invited to attend the annual presentation
free of charge where they will be presented with a specially designed medallion
(thanks to Wimmera Trophies and Gifts) and an inscribed certificate to mark
their association with this most prestigious award.
[Download Nomination Form (PDF)]
The Horsham Sports and Community
Club Sports Star of the Year Award continues to develop and now encompass
a number of categories including the Saxton Rural Pty Ltd. ‘Administrator/Official of the Year’, Wimmera Trophies and Gifts "Club of the Year", Atlas Fuels 'Team of the Year', Bird Crane
Hire ‘Coach of the Year’, Barham Insurance Agencies ‘Unsung Hero’ of the Year, UBWestVic Academy of Sport "Junior Athlete of the Year" (under the age of 15 years), Tylers Hardware and Rural Supplies 'Veteran of the Year', Ross Both and Associates Wimmera Eye
Care Sporting School of the Year, Goolum Goolum 'Koori
Sports Star Award' , Access for All Abilities '"Sports Star of the Year Award'' (for special needs athletes), Wimmera Mail Times "Women In Sport" Award, & the 3WM Tom Gawith Sportsmanship Award.
Nominees in each category and their supporters are invited to attend the annual presentation in February each year where all candidates in each award category will receive an inscribed certificate signed by the Minister for Sport and Recreation, the Honorable Hugh Delahunty MLC.
Get your nominations in now for the Sports Star Awards. Great monthly prizes in the lead up to the annual award.
[Download Nomination Form for other Categories (PDF)]