Monday, 18 September 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2017 City of Mandurah Sports Awards, recognising achievement and excellence in players, clubs and those behind the scenes in local sport.

Now in its third year, the Sports Awards aim to honour local sports people, volunteers and clubs who have a strong connection with Mandurah or are based in the City and have achieved sporting success. It also aims to recognise those who have made a significant contribution to sport and recreation throughout the previous year.

The awards ceremony will be held on November 15 at Rushton Park. Nominations close on Friday, October 6 and the award categories are:

  • Sports Person of the Year
  • Senior Sports Person of the Year
  • Junior Sports Person of the Year
  • Sports Person of the year with a Disability
  • Club of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • Male Volunteer of the Year
  • Female Volunteer of the Year

Mayor Marina Vergone encouraged the community to nominate a local sporting star who has made an outstanding contribution to sport in Mandurah.

“Sport and being active is such a huge part of life in Mandurah, and there are many people in Mandurah who are passionate about making sport great for our local community,” she said.

“The Sports Awards are a great chance to highlight their dedication and thank them for their valuable contribution,” she said.

Nominations for the 2017 Mandurah Sports Awards have now closed.