Paddle Australia is excited to announce that nominations for the 2022 Paddle Australia Awards are now open.
The Annual Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and contributions of the paddling community across a 12 month period.
The Awards also provide a platform to honour those who have contributed to the sport over a number of years, and an opportunity to reflect on the achievements and highlights of our community.
Members of the paddling community are able to provide nominations for contributions deserving recognition over the period 1 October 2021 – 30 September 2022.
The Paddle Australia Honours and Awards Panel will meet to determine the winners of the Awards in accordance with the Annual Awards Policy.
Award categories open for nomination
- Life Membership
- Paddler of the Year – Olympic / Paralympic
- Paddle of the Year – Non-Olympic / Non-Paralympic
- Paddler of the Year – Junior
- Paddler of the Year – Paracanoeist
- Paddler of the Year – Master
- Coach of the Year
- Team of the Year
- Technical Official of the Year
- Life Membership
- Olegas Truchanas Award
- Services to Paddling Award
- Award of Merit
- Excellence Award
Additional award categories will be presented, however are not open for public nominations. For a full list of Awards, please refer to the Annual Awards Policy (click here)
To submit your nomination, please complete the form below before Monday 19 September 2022
After two years of online events, Paddle Australia is also pleased to confirm the 2022 Annual Awards will be held in person on Saturday 29 October at the Stamford Plaza (Sydney Airport Hotel).
Tickets are now on sale for $125 per person (includes dinner). Click here for more details and to purchase.