Award nominations closing
Time’s running out to nominate South Waikato sporting excellence for the 2017 Sport Waikato Sports Awards.
Nominations are open until Thursday, September 28 and each district in the Waikato region will have its own awards event in November.
Sport Waikato regional capability and events coordinator Gilly Alexander said the awards season comes at 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’’ she said.
‘‘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 on offer reflect the various roles in sport.
Sport Waikato District Sports Awards events will take place in Taupo¯ , South Waikato, Waikato, Waipa, Matamatapiako, Waitomo, Hauraki/ Thamescoromandel and Hamilton during November.
Following the awards category winners will then going forward to be considered for the prestigious Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards which will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Nominations can be made online at sportwaikato.org.nz.