Nominate your district’s sporting hero for 2017
Sport Waikato is looking to acknowledge 2017 sporting excellence in the region.
Nominations for the Matamata-Piako District Awards are only open until Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Category winners go forward to be considered for the prestigious Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards, to be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Sport Waikato Regional Capability and Events Coordinator Gilly Alexander said the awards season follows a very successful sporting period for the greater Waikato region.
‘‘We have lots to celebrate and recognising sporting talent in our region is very important’’ said Alexander.
‘‘We encourage each club, school and sports organisation to take the time to fill in a nomination form so that the achievements of your district can be highlighted.’’
Sport Waikato makes it as easy as possible to nominate online. From coach of the year to team of the year, the categories reflect the various roles in sport.
The awards eventswill take place on Thursday, November 9, 2017.
Nominations can be made online at www.sportwaikato.org.nz.
Swimming coach Graeme Laing was one of the 2016 sports awards recipients.