End of Year Awards and Yankee Tournament

Saturday 30th October

Yankee Tournament 1-3pm, followed by Awards 3.30-5pm

 

Following the success of last years fun event we are going to hold our awards in the same format. A fun Yankee Tournament – themed to Halloween, followed by the prize giving upstairs. This is event is for ALL our members – juniors through to masters, social and competitive players.

Dress up for the event is encouraged… there will be an award for best dressed!

Nominations are also open for our annual awards so please think about this and get your nominations in by Friday 15th October 5pm.

RSVP for the tournament and/or prizegiving is REQUIRED for Covid restrictions, and for catering purposes and also so we can pre-enter the players for the tournament.  Please email Jo: shuttletime@badmintoncanterbury.com with your full name and who will be attending from your family.

 

***COVID UPDATE: Please note the following:

  • If Christchurch is at alert level 3 or 4 the event will be postponed/cancelled
  • If Christchurch is at alert level 2, a decision on the event will be made 7 days prior, and will take into account government guidelines on event size.  Contact tracing, sanitizing, and any other public health measures will be in place.  The event may be modified to meet any government requirements at the time.
  • If Christchurch is at alert level 1, the event will take place, with contact tracing, sanitizing, and any other public health measures in place

Given the current environment with COVID – RSVP is required for both the Halloween Yankee and the Annual Awards Ceremony. This will allow us to plan appropriately for the COVID level we are in at the time and to notify everyone, should there be any last-minute changes. Please email shuttletime(at)badmintoncanterbury.com with the names of who will be attending from your family for both the Yankee and the Awards Afternoon”

About the Awards

At the end of the season all our players together with family and friends, are invited to our annual awards night held at Badminton Hall, 220 Pages Road.  Here we celebrate not only our best players, but also recognize those who have made extra contributions to help badminton in the region – be it players, coaches, officials, administrators, or volunteers.  The qualifying period is October to September each calendar year. However, any background information may be supplied if it is relevant to the nominee’s performance and achievements.

2021 Awards Afternoon:

Saturday 30th October, 3.30pm

at Badminton Hall Pages Rd.

Finger food will be provided, cash/eftpos bar available

 

Award categories, information, and nomination form below 

Categories – Candidates may be nominated in one or more categories using the form below. Nominations close Friday 15th October 2021.

Senior Sportsperson of the Year– recognising the achievement/s of the top player who by his/her performance, service and example has performed to a high level and expressed the ideals of fair play and exemplary conduct.

Junior Sportsperson of the Year – recognising the achievement/s of the top junior player, boy or girl, who by his/her performance and example has performed at a high level. Junior is defined as being under the age of 19 years as at 1 October 2020.

Most Improved Senior Player – open to any senior player who has competed in a BC tournament, interclub, or taken part in a BC coached squad during the qualifying period.  It is to recognized improvements in players skills and/or attitude.  This award may be decided by the coach/selectors if appropriate.

Most Improved Junior Player – open to any junior player who has competed in a BC tournament, or taken part in a BC coached squad during the qualifying period.  It is to recognized improvements in players skills and/or attitude.  This award may be decided by the coach/selectors if appropriate.

Team of the Year – recognising any age group, club, school or representative team from within the Badminton Canterbury area which has performed to a high standard and shown the ethics of fair play and exemplary conduct.

Coach of the Year* – recognising the outstanding contributions and achievements by a coach (age group, school or representative) during the qualifying period.

Club Coach of the Year – recognising the outstanding contributions and achievements by an individual for coaching provided within an Badminton Canterbury affiliated club during the qualifying period.

Technical Official of the Year* – recognising the outstanding contributions by a court official within the Association during the qualifying period.

Administrator of the Year* – recognising the outstanding contributions by an administrator during the qualifying period.

Volunteer of the Year – this award is open to all individuals who are not paid employees of any Club, Association or National Body.

Outstanding Service to Club Badminton – for an outstanding contribution to a Badminton Canterbury affiliated club within the qualifying period

Service to Badminton Canterbury – this award is for an outstanding contribution to Badminton Canterbury. Open to ALL. This award is to recognise the most significant contribution by an individual during the qualifying period October 2019 – September 2020.

Nominate someone below!

Please ensure you read through the terms and eligibility here:

  1. All badminton players, coaches, administrators and volunteers are eligible for the awards.
  2. Qualifying period is October 2020 to September 2021 with nominations closing at 5pm on Friday 15th October 2021.
  3. There is no restriction on the number of times an award can be won by an individual or team.
  4. There is no restriction on who may nominate a person/team to any particular category.
  5. Nominees in categories (a), (b) and (c) must take part in a badminton competition within the Badminton Canterbury geographic area as defined by Badminton NZ, such competition to be recognised and/or supported by Badminton Canterbury.
  6. Nominees must consent to their personal details being included in the nomination form.
  7. The judging panel shall be appointed by the Badminton Canterbury Board and may include an independent representative/s.
  8. Successful nominees will be recognised at the Badminton Canterbury Awards night to be held on Saturday 30th October in the George Miller Room at Badminton Hall
  9. Successful Nominees in the categories marked * (“Coach of the Year”, “Technical Official of the Year” and “Administrator of the Year”) will be forwarded to Badminton New Zealand as nominees for the Badminton New Zealand Awards in the same categories.
  10. Nomination forms may be:
    • delivered: Badminton Canterbury office (Badminton Hall) or leave in the Results Box if the office is closed
    • emailed: office@badmintoncanterbury.com
    • Submitted on this website below

Annual Award Nomination 2021

Nominations for annual awards
  • Please select the category you would like this person to be nominated for
  • Please enter the first and last name of the person you are nominating for this award
  • In case we need to contact them to check any info
  • So we can email and let them know they have been nominated, and to invite them to the awards
  • Please enter your details here. They will be kept confidential, however we may need to contact you for further information or to verify details.
  • Enter a contact number here for the person filling out this form
  • Please enter your email, so we can confirm we have this, and also in case we need to check any information
  • for example, coach, parent, manager, school teacher, club captain etc
  • Why are you nominating this person for this award? Note the qualifying period is October 2020 to September 2021.

Past Winners

Senior Sports Person

2020 – Roberto Bray-Descalzo

2019 – William Chen

2018 – Simon Huang

2017 – Jenna Selen & Chris Chen (joint)

 

Junior Sports Person

2020 – Jack Wang

2019 – Jack Wang

2018 – Jack Wang

2017 – Jenny Zhu

 

Team of the Year

2020 – Canterbury Under 15 ‘Shadow’

2019 – Canterbury Masters 1

2018 – Canterbury Under 17’s

2017 – Canterbury 1

 

Volunteer of the Year

2020 – Trevor Ballard

2019 – Anne Wang

2018 – Trevor Ballard

2017 – Doug Edginton

 

Administrator of the Year

2020 – Jo Christie

2019 – Dawn Canovan

2018 –

2017 – Kathryn Hiso

 

Club Coach of the Year

2020 – Charlene Wills (School of Badminton)

 

Coach of the Year

2020 – Yuko Black

2019 – Manny Collins

2018 – Alfred Wong

2017 – Peter Thomas

 

Service to Club Badminton

2020 – Dawn Canovan (School of Badminton)

Technical Official of the Year

2020 – Richard Bramley

2019 – not awarded

Most Improved Junior Player

2020 – Fletcher Hall

New Award for 2020

Most Improved Senior Player

2020 – Derek Chow

New Award for 2020

Service to Badminton Canterbury

2020 – Dawn Canovan

2019 – Graham Sercombe

2018 – Julie Rademaker

2017 – Matt Selen

Badminton Canterbury

(03) 389 8534
office@badmintoncanterbury.com

Physical Address:
Badminton Hall, 220 Pages Road, Wainoni

Postal Address:
PO Box 2497, Christchurch

Office Hours:

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