Nominate now! FV Community Awards 2019

Football Victoria is made possible because of the thousands of volunteers, administrators, coaches, referees and clubs that each have inspirational individuals who dedicate their time to the sport.

The Football Victoria Community Awards 2019 provide us with an opportunity to shine a light on these community heroes for all the work they do. It is their contribution that bring football fans and players even closer to the game. We are excited to share these celebrations with you all again. The awards recognise those in our football community who embrace diversity and champion inclusive practices at all levels,” said Football Victoria CEO Peter Filopoulos.

    WHY NOMINATE

    • Increase public awareness of your volunteers, club and programs
    • Be recognised as an outstanding leader in community football
    • Share your success story with the rest of the Victorian Football community
    • Winners and their guest will be invited to the Community in Business celebration on Friday 25 October at Hyatt Place, Essendon Fields

    There are seven categories for the awards including:

    Metropolitan Club of the Year

    This award recognises a community metropolitan football club that exemplifies the vision as a sport for all Victorians. They actively create welcoming and inclusive environments through good governance, dedicated volunteers and are committed to engaging with people from all walks of life.

    Nominations for this category are sought from football clubs across metropolitan Melbourne.

    Nominate here

     

    Regional Club of the Year

    This award recognises a regional football club that exemplifies the vision as a sport for all Victorians. They actively create welcoming and inclusive environments through good governance, dedicated volunteers and are committed to engaging with people from all walks of life.

    Nominations for this category are sought from football clubs across rural and regional Victoria.

    Nominate here

     

    ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off Site of the Year

    This award acknowledges outstanding delivery of the ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off program, that gives juniors the best possible entry into football providing a fun, safe and inclusive experience for all participants. 

    We encourage nominations from all our ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off sites.

    Nominate here

     

    Partner Organisation of the Year

    This award recognises a stakeholder that has provided significant support to ensure all Victorians, no matter their gender or background, have the chance to get involved in football.

    Futsal sport centres, local government, schools, community organisations and delivery partners are encouraged to nominate.

    Nominate here

     

    Volunteer of the Year

    This award celebrates a member of the football community who has made an exceptional contribution to improving the game and supporting others to become actively involved in football.

    We welcome nominations from all forms of football including clubs, futsal, NPL and Walking football.

    Nominate here

     

    Community Female Coach of the Year

    This award goes to a female coach who has gone out of their way to make sure that participants are supported to develop both their skills and a lifelong love of football.

    We encourage nominations from all formats of the game, junior and senior, male and female competitions, ALDI MiniRoos, Futsal and representative teams.

    Nominate here

     

    Community Male Coach of the Year

    This award goes to a male coach who has gone out of their way to make sure that participants are supported to develop both their skills and a lifelong love of football.

    We encourage nominations from all formats of the game, junior and senior, male and female competitions, ALDI MiniRoos, Futsal and representative teams.

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    We encourage everyone involved in football to consider nominating someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the game and inspired, motivated or supported others over the past year.

    It’s a fantastic way to say thank you.

    Eligibility

    Entries are invited from individuals, clubs, competitions, stakeholders and partner organisations who contribute to the delivery of football in Victoria. We want to recognise and reward all the amazing work taking place across the state including the desire to embrace diversity and make football a sport for all Australians.

    Click here to see nomination eligibility, assessment criteria and other important details

    Key Dates  

    Nominations Open

    Friday 30 August 2019

    Nominations Close

    Tuesday 24 September 2019

    Nominations shortlisted

    Friday 27 September 2019

    Independent Judges assess and Winners

    Thursday 4 October 2019

    Winners notified

    Tuesday 8 October 2019

    Awards Presentation / CIB Hyatt Place, Essendon Fields

    Friday 25 October 2019