Celebrating Sporting Excellence

The Fiji Sports Awards are held every year to acknowledge the hard work and commitment by both athletes and those behind the scenes who all contribute to sport in Fiji.  National Federations are encouraged to nominate their heroes.

Please find information on the categories, criteria for nomination and nominations form. Note that closing date for nominations is 19 January 2018. Nominations must be endorsed by the relevant National Federation (or Media House).

Click the links below to view the criteria and download nomination forms::

2017 Fiji Sports Awards Guidelines and Criteria 
1. 2017 Fiji Sports Organization of the Year

Nominations may include clubs, commissions or sporting organizations.   During 2017 Nominee should have:

  • Achieved excellent outcomes at Olympic or World events
  • Shown efficiency in administration
  • Hosted sports programmes and competitions
  • Had initiatives in youth development
  • Participated in national, regional and international competitions
  • Achievements and successes
  • Supported the development of players, coaches and volunteers within the organization
  • Promoted the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect.

2017 Fiji Sports Organisation of the Year Nomination Form

2.  2017 Fiji Sports Volunteer of the Year 

Nominations are open to volunteers, who by their participation, commitment and dedication have contributed significantly to the success of the organization in 2017.

2017 Fiji Sports Volunteer of the Year Form

3.  2017 Fiji Sports Administrator of the Year

Nominations are open to all sports administrators and must detail achievements during 2017, including the significance of the achievements and the value of this to the organization and the sports community. Selection will be based on innovation, leadership, accreditation, commitment, professionalism and results achieved.The nominee must have contributed significantly in the development of the organization’s administration capacity in 2017.

2017 Fiji Sports Administrator of the Year Form

4. 2017 Fiji Technical Official of the Year

Nominations are open to all technical officials and must detail achievements during 2017, including the significance of the achievements and the value of this to the organization and the sports community. Selection will be based on innovation, leadership, accreditation, commitment, professionalism and results achieved.

  • Must have officiated in a significant number of games during the year
  • Demonstrated their commitment to develop the technical aspect of their sport at all levels (club, district, national, regional & international)
  • Demonstrated on-field competence and attitude
  • Participated in or conducted technical training sessions
  • Contributed to technical and professional development of the sport

2017 Fiji Technical Official of the Year Form

5.  2017 Fiji Coach of the Year 

Nominations are open to all national coaches and must detail achievements during 2017 including the significance of the achievements and the value of this to the organization and the sports community. Selection will be based on innovation, leadership, accreditation, commitment, professionalism and results achieved.

  • Must be actively coaching
  • Must have made a significant impact on the performance of athletes at the highest level in the sport within the past 12 months
  • Always showed respect for officials, opponents and athletes
  • Clearly demonstrated and promoted the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect and consistently presented a positive public image of coaching and the role of coach
  • Contributed towards the all around development of the athlete/team and the sport

2017 Fiji Coach of the Year Form

6. 2017 Fiji Sports Photograph of the Year

Entry is open to all sports photographers and must be still photography only, with a 2017 sporting theme (details of the event must be included). Each photographer can enter three photos published in the year of the award and must be endorsed by his/her Editor in Chief/ Sports Editor or National Federation to verify entries. Entries will become the property of the organizers (photograph owners must sign their consent to this effect). The photograph must:

  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Capture action
  • Portray unique features
  • Attract public appeal

2017 Fiji Sports Photograph of the Year Form

7. 2017 Fiji Young Athlete of the Year Male and Female

Nominations are open to individuals both male and female aged 16 years or younger as at 31st December 2017, who have excelled and achieved outstanding results in 2016, either locally or abroad.   Nominees must have:

  • Excelled at the highest level in the sport, in their age group, within the past 12 months
  • Always shown respect for officials, opponents for the rules of the Game
  • Clearly demonstrated and promoted the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect and consistently presented a positive public image

2017 Fiji Young Athlete of the Year Male and Female Form

8.  2017 Fiji Sports Team of the Year

Nominations are open to Sport Teams which have excelled and achieved outstanding results at the highest level of the sport in 2017.

2017 Fiji Sports Team of the Year Form

9. 2017 Fiji Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year

Nominations are open to individuals both male and female who have excelled and achieved outstanding results in 2017. Nominees will have been a member of a team representing Fiji either nationally or internationally.  During 2917 Nominees must have:

  • Excelled at the highest performance level in the sport within the past 12 months
  • Always showed respect for officials, opponents and for the rules of the Game.

Clearly demonstrated and promoted the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect and consistently presented a positive public image

2017 Fiji Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Form
All Nomination Forms to be delivered No later than 5.00pm on Friday 19th JANUARY 2018 to;

Fiji Sports Awards Committee,
c/- FASANOC, 17 Bau St, Suva
Email: fasanoc@fasanoc.org.fj

FASANOC