NZC Community Awards Nominations

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NZC Community Awards Nominations

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Here is your chance to honour the local heroes who make cricket happen in your community as New Zealand Cricket calls for Community Award nominations for the summer of 2019/20.

Nominations close on 31 July at 5pm, so get in quick to give the special individual, club or initiative a chance at national recognition.

NZC seek nominations for the seven awards below:

Club of the Year – The 2019/20 Community Cricket Club of the Year award acknowledges a cricket club that displays good practice and strengths in areas such as: planning, leadership, financial management, volunteer strategy, membership, coach and player development and community engagement. The Community Cricket Club of the Year award is open to all cricket clubs with the winning club being one that has had an outstanding impact on the community.

Volunteer of the Year – The 2019/20 Community Cricket Volunteer of the Year award acknowledges a volunteer who shows passion and commitment to cricket that exceeds expectations. This award is designed to recognise the valuable contribution that volunteers make to cricket in the community. The Community Cricket Volunteer of the Year award is open to any club/school/organisation volunteer (e.g. board or committee member, club/school stalwart, groundstaff, clubrooms volunteer or any other volunteer who puts their time into the club / school / other organisations).

Official of the Year – The 2019/20 Community Cricket Official of the Year acknowledges an official who has been responsible for officiating community cricket and has shown outstanding passion and commitment during the season. The Community Cricket Official of the Year award is open to all club/school/ other organisations umpires and scorers.

Best Female Engagement Initiative – The Community Cricket Best Female Engagement Strategy award acknowledges club / school / organisations for their cricket engagement strategy that provides female cricketers with a quality cricket experience during the 2019/20 cricket season. The Community Cricket Best Female Engagement Strategy award is open to clubs/schools/ other organisations that would have encouraged females to participate in cricket, provide opportunities for participants to improve their skills and lead into further female cricketing opportunities.

Outstanding Contribution to Cricket – The Outstanding Contribution to Cricket award recognises an individual who has made a significant contribution to community cricket over many years. The award is open to major associations / district associations / clubs / schools / other organisations with the recipient having demonstrated commitment and passion towards community cricket for several years.

Cricket Development Officer of the Year – The 2019/20 Community Cricket Development Officer of the Year award recognises an association’s community cricket delivery staff member who has shown outstanding passion and commitment towards the delivery of cricket within their area. This award is open to all major associations’ /district associations’ community cricket delivery staff.

Outstanding Contribution and Services to Coaching – The Outstanding Contribution to Coaching award recognises an individual who has made a significant contribution to community coaching over many years. The award is open to major associations / district associations / clubs / schools / other organisations with the recipient having demonstrated commitment and passion towards coaching and developing players at the community level for several years.

You can make your nomination here.