Bowls SA is pleased to announce the 2019 Awards Night will be held on Friday 24th May 2019 at the Derby Pavilion, Morphettville.
Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.
Nominations for the following Awards are now open. This is a great opportunity for your Club and its members to gain recognition for the hard work put in throughout the year – to be in the running, nominate now!
Club of the Year
Bowls SA’s vision is to see Clubs open their doors for both bowls-related activity and other community pursuits. The Club of the Year will be awarded to a Club who has demonstrated initiatives inclusive of the promotion and advancement of the venue, strong and effective Governance, and Community Spirit.
This award was won last year by the Happy Valley Bowling Club.
To nominate your club for the Bowls SA Club of the Year please click here.
Bowls SA is recognising clubs that have provided innovative ideas to progress Bowls and utilise the clubs as hubs within the Community.
This award was won last year by the Millswood Bowling Club thanks to the #hugitout initiative!
To nominate your club for the Bowls SA Innovation Award please click here.
Community Spirit Award
The Community Spirit Award is a brilliant way for Bowls SA to say thanks to a Club who as a result of a cohesive team of members and individuals, has gone that extra mile to make everyone’s lives better through developing and maintaining a strong and significant bond with the local community.
The Community Spirit award has previously been won by the Clearview Bowling Club thanks to their involvement with inclusive sport initiatives including providing the home base for the Disability Recreation & Sport SA Lawn Bowls Team ‘The Wombats’.
To nominate your club for the Bowls SA Community Spirit Award please click here.
Volunteer of the Year
This award is presented to an individual who volunteers their time at a Club, Association or State level and whose achievements are of an excellent standard which sets them apart from their peers.
This award was won jointly last year by Howard Andrew from Moonta Memorial Bowling Club and Ian Brereton from Toorak Burnside Bowling Club.
To nominate for the Bowls SA Volunteer of the Year Award please click here.
Administrator of the Year
Bowls in South Australia is fortunate to boast many exceptional administrators who contribute to the successful running of their Clubs, Associations, and events. The Administrator of the Year is awarded to an individual who is dedicated to their Club and the sport of Bowls, and is an inspiration to their community.
This award was won last year by Peter Guerin from McLaren Vale Bowling Club.
To nominate for the Bowls SA Administrator of the Year Award please click here.
Coach of the Year
The sport of Lawn Bowls couldn’t progress without talented and dedicated coaches and Bowls SA are fortunate to have a fantastic pool of coaches who contribute to the development of our sport. The recipient of this award will be a coach who has demonstrated outstanding coaching ability.
This award was won last year by Tony Lucas from West Lakes Bowling Club.
To nominate for the Bowls SA Coach of the Year Award please click here.
Official of the Year
The sport of Lawn Bowls could not develop or improve without quality officials to officiate the game. The Official of the Year is awarded to an official who has shown outstanding officiating ability and has sound knowledge of all rules and a passion for the role. This recipient must have officiated at a Bowls SA and/or international event/s during the award period. The award was won last year by Vic Culbertson from Morphett Vale Bowling Club.
To nominate for the Bowls SA Official of the Year Award please click here.
Media Story of the Year
The Media Story of the Year award is open to all media (print, radio or television) that have captured Bowls SA Events during the past 12 months and was won last year by Rob Greenwood from The Advertiser for his story on the Hong Kong Development Squad’s visit to Adelaide.
To nominate for the Bowls SA Media Story of the Year award please click here.
If you have any questions regarding the Awards Night or the Nomination Process, please contact the Bowls SA Office on 8234 7544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.