This award recognises an individual who demonstrates outstanding achievement either on-field or off-field. In order to be eligible, a student must:
General Selection Criteria:
• Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (via my details, UniSA enrolment);
• be enrolled at UniSA at the time of their achievement;
• sporting results and off-field contributions shall only be considered if they were achieved in the past 12 months (between the start of November the previous year to end of October the current year)
Student-Athlete Selection Criteria:
The student must have achieved success at:
• A state, national or international level of competition
• Selection in a national team or development squad at the highest possible level within their sport
• Demonstrate an exceptionally high level of sporting achievement
• Display good sportsmanship at all times whilst competing
(Performance-based criteria ranking order - International is superior to National etc)
• International refers to an athlete that is selected to represent Australia in individual or team competitions i.e. World Championships, Olympic Games, World Juniors, World University Games/Championships and Commonwealth Games.
• National refers to an athlete that is selected represents South Australia in Australian individual or team competitions i.e. Australian Hockey League
• The number of medals, and at what championship event, will be considered where two finalists can’t be split
• Age level ranking order – Open is superior to U/23 age bracket etc
• It is generally accepted that the older the age group the more difficult it is to gain selection
Administrator and/or Volunteer Selection Criteria:
• The student has demonstrated a significant and positive contribution to sport and/or UniSA Sport in an off-field capacity. This can include:
- Outstanding achievement at UniSport Nationals or equivalent State/National titles or a UniSA Sport club or equivalent community sporting club as a coach, manager, referee, committee member, or 'other'.
The winner of this award will not be precluded from winning any other UniSA Sport award.
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