Thursday, 12 September 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2019 City of Mandurah Sports Awards, recognising achievement and excellence in players, clubs and those behind the scenes in local sport.

Now in its fifth year, the 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 year.

The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony and gala dinner on November 13 at Rushton Park Sports Facility.

Nominations close on Friday, October 4. The nomination period covers all sporting activity and achievements from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019.

The nine 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
Team of the Year
Club of the Year
Junior Team of the Year
Male Volunteer of the Year
Female Volunteer of the Year

Mayor Rhys Williams encouraged the community to nominate local individuals, clubs or teams who have made outstanding contributions to sport in Mandurah.

“Sport is such a vital ingredient to a happy, healthy and connected community,” Mayor Williams said.

“Mandurah is lucky to have a thriving and active sporting community, and many dedicated people who are passionate about making sport great.

“This is our chance to thank our sporting superstars, highlight their achievements and recognise their valuable contribution to our community.”

To make a nomination and for the Terms & Conditions, go to www.mandurah.wa.gov.au