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Nominations are now open for our annual Athletics Awards. Note the change in due date for all nominations. Please nominate someone you know who deserves special recognition.

The Awards ceremony is to be held at Newtown Park. For more details and information around the tickets please CLICK HERE

Eligibility for nomination

The qualifying period for nominations will be from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.  The award categories are set out below, and include Track and Field, Cross-country, Road races and Mountain races.

All results from any officiated competition will be accepted.

Membership requirement: Nominated athletes, domestic and international, must be registered and financial members of an affiliated club within the Wellington Region. Athletes who are not a financial member of an affiliated club will not be eligible for the AW awards.

Nomination process and deadline

Athletes, coaches and volunteers can be nominated by anybody, or can provide their own information and statistics for consideration.

All nominations must be lodged via email to:  info@athleticswellington.org.nz

The close off date for nominations will be 9th July 2020 at midnight.  All finalists will be notified via email and the list of finalists will be published on the AW website and AW Face Book page.

Certificate awards

Nominations for certificates are open for all elements of athletics, male and female, in the following age groups.

U15 – 13 -15 years

Youth 16 – 19 years

Seniors 20+

Masters 35+

Other award categories:

  • Senior and Junior Male and Female Coach of the Year.
  • Male and Female Volunteer (not coaching).
  • Male and Female Official.
  • Male and Female Special Recognition.

Floating trophies will be awarded to:

Top Male and Female Thrower. Top Male and Female Jumper. Top Male and Female middle & long distance (in or out of stadia). Top Senior Male and Female Track & Field

Top Senior Male and Female Cross Country & Road Races. Top Male and Female Masters Cross Country & Road Races. Top Masters Track & Field. Outstanding Youth Male and Female. Outstanding U15 Male and Female (new trophy) Male and Female Para Athlete (new trophy) Overall Male and Female Winners.