Selection criteria

Attach claims against the following selection criteria relevant to the category the candidate is nominated for. 

Information to support the nomination should explain, illustrate and highlight the candidate's performance addressing each criteria.

The nomination, including support material, must be no more than five (A4) pages

The awards night will take place in Darwin on 24 March 2018.

Nominations close on Sunday 28 January 2018.

You can view the separate award categories for all of the following:

Selection criteria for athlete, team, official and coach categories

You must provide evidence of and information about the following:

  • competition name
  • competition level (international or national)
  • results, such as final placing/position, achievements, records achieved and set (attach a copy of official results from the competition/event)
  • pathway required to qualify for competition
  • quality and depth of competition - applicable for athlete and team nominations
  • significance of the achievement in terms of Territory sport

Below is more information on the selection criteria.

Competition name 

The nominee’s sport and name of the competition/event(s) from which the achievements were made.

Competition level

In general, this would be at the international/world or national levels. However, the nomination should provide detail in describing the competition level and the importance or standing of the event(s) within the sport.

Results

The result is the achievement/performance within the competition(s) for 2017. 

This information should be referenced with the names of the competition and/or events, dates, and locations.

Where times are achieved in individual events please list these competition times.

These achievements must have occurred between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.

Pathway required to qualify for competition

Describe the pathway to qualify for the event/competition(s) i.e. selection to Northern Territory team, preparation and commitment required, exceptional performance at National Championships, selection to National Squad. Please also indicate the significance of the competition in relation to the National Sporting Organisation’s development pathway.

Any other significant factors that contributed to or had to be overcome to achieve this performance.

Quality and depth of competition 

Considers factors that illustrate the quality and depth of the opposition in the competition. 

These factors may include, but are not limited to, the number of participants from which the identified competition is drawn, whether competitors are from intrastate, interstate or overseas, and the ranking (or other descriptors) of the abilities of the opposition in the competition or event(s).

Significance of the achievement in terms of Territory sport

How does this achievement rate in terms of regular Territory sports results? 

Consider comparisons with past results of Territory representatives, significance of selection or recognition achieved.

Selection criteria for volunteers

You should provide evidence of and information about the following:

  • achievements and contribution to the organisation and sporting community
  • significance of achievements and contributions, and the value of this to the organisation and sporting community.

Status as a Territorian - nominees not a resident of the NT between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017 may be considered for athlete, coach and official awards if they have current or previous strong links to the Territory and Territory sport.

Nominations must detail achievements including recent contributions, and the significance of the achievement and the value of this to the organisation and sporting community. Nominees should not be an employee of the organisation at any time during 2017.

Attachments to the nomination to explain, illustrate or further detail the responses to selection criteria are encouraged.

However, the total pages of the nomination inclusive of the support material should not exceed 5 (A4) pages.

Read the Award Criteria for Volunteer category (84.7 kb).

Selection criteria for local performance of the year

You should provide evidence of and information about the following:

  • competition name
  • competition level - such as local association competition, NT Championships
  • results - attach a copy of official results
  • historical results, if appropriate, to support your application

To qualify, performances to have been achieved in local Territory based competitions.

Read the Award Criteria for Local Performance category (97.1 kb).

Last updated: 11 October 2017