Time to recognise Fraser Coast sports stars

Nominations for the 2021 Fraser Coast Sports Awards are open.

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The awards, hosted by the Fraser Coast Regional Council, acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of regional sporting groups, their volunteers, players, officials and coaches.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough at 12pm on March 28.

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People wanting to nominate candidates in the different categories have until March 7 to do so.

Mayor George Seymour urged people to list the names of those who have done a great job, whether as a player, coach, volunteer or committee member.

“Sport is an important part of life. It is not just the competition [or] the action on the field or court. Sport also includes the behind-the-scenes action – the training, the organising, the volunteers,” Cr Seymour said.

“Through these awards we can recognise the efforts of everyone involved,” he continued.

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Award categories:

  • Sports Person of the Year (male)
  • Sports Person of the Year (female)
  • Junior Sports Person of the Year (under 14)
  • Sports Masters of the Year (40 years plus)
  • All Abilities Sports Award
  • Team of the Year
  • Event of the Year
  • Coach of the Year

Club Person of the Year Nominations can be lodged online via the Fraser Coast Sports Awards page on the Council website.

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