Sports Awards Nominations - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Sports Awards Nominations

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Eligibility

  • Must be proceeding towards an academic award at the University of the Sunshine Coast and must have completed at least one unit of study OR have graduated from USC in the year prior.
  • Sporting results must have been achieved between 28 September 2020 to 30 September 2021.
  • Applicants must be competing in –
    • Official national or international championships or competitions, recognised by a National Sporting Organisation (NSO) that is endorsed by the Australian Sports Commission
    • A selected official Queensland or Australian team, endorsed by the relevant national Sporting Organisation (NSO)
  • Please see below separate eligibility for the Outstanding Service to Sport Award

USC Sports Awards

Sportsperson of the Year
  • The university’s highest sporting accolade is awarded to the USC student considered to have produced the best result/s in their sporting arena as determined by the Sport Awards Committee. The winner has not only achieved success in their chosen sport, but they are also someone of good character who displays sportsmanship on and off the field.
Team of the Year
  • This award goes to a team that has shown outstanding achievement both on and off the field. The team possesses a high level of sportsmanship and team spirit at all times and had the best results within university competitions.
Half Blue Award
  • This performance-based award recognises those with outstanding sporting performance.
  • Criteria:
    • Success at an open national level
    • Success at a youth international level or selection on a youth national squad, including Youth Olympics, Youth Commonwealth Games or Age World Championships.
    • Displays good sportsmanship in and out of competition
Blue Award
  • This performance-based award recognises those with outstanding sporting performance.
  • Criteria:
    • Success at open international level or selection on an open national squad, including Olympic, Commonwealth Games or World Championship representation
    • Has reached a standard comparable to Australia’s best sportspeople,
    • Displays good sportsmanship in and out of competition
Continued Excellence
  • Has previously received a full Blue Award and has reproduced or bettered their results from their most recent award.
Outstanding Service to Sport
  • Recognises a student or non-student who has shown outstanding service, team spirit, leadership and contribution to sport either through a volunteer or manager position.