The ACT Government launched a brand new sporting awards program to honour Canberra's elite athletes, local teams, as well as recognise those many individuals and organisations that keep the show on the road!
The exciting news is that Ginninderra Athletics has been shortlisted for the Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Award for Innovation. The Tigers are up against the likes Touch Football ACT, Tennis ACT and the CBR Brave.
Ginninderra's President Steve Dodt has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Service to Sport category. Other successful nominees include Kevin Watts (Archery), Sal Giovinazzo (Football) and Carolyn Paris (Tennis).
Little Athletics ACT have been nominated for the Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Award for Inclusion which also features finalists from Capital Football, Touch Football Australia and the Woden Valley Gymnastics Club.
The awards ceremony is being held on Friday 9 December at the National Arboretum, the CBR Sport Awards includes nine categories, with the annual ACT Sport Hall of Fame induction embraced within the new format.
Award categories include:
• Athlete of the Year – Men’s Sport
• Athlete of the Year – Women’s Sport
• Athlete of the Year – Para-Sport
• Team of the Year
• Outstanding Service to Sport
• People’s Sporting Champion
• Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Award for Inclusion
• Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Award for Innovation
• Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Award for Event Excellence
• ACT Sport Hall of Fame Full Member
• ACT Sport Hall of Fame Associate Member
We encourage everyone in the Ginninderra and the Athletics Community in the ACT to join us on the night to celebrate the success of everyone that has been nominated!