South Australian Sport Hall of Fame
Induction into the South Australian Sport Hall of Fame represents the highest level of recognition and is there to promote the outstanding achievements of this State's greatest athletes and general members. Nominations can be for athletes, teams and general members who each identify as a South Australian. Athletes and teams must have competed at the top level of their sport and general members will be selected for excellence and outstanding achievements in roles supporting athletes' participation. Nominations are submitted annually and any that are not selected in any given year will be reconsidered by the Selection Committee annually.
Athlete nomination form
General member nomination form
Team nomination form
Nominations open: Monday 22nd May 2017
Nominations closed: Friday 14th July 2017.
The South Australian Sport Awards
Judged and Awarded by The Advertiser and Channel 7
Sports Star of the Year
Awarded to the premier South Australian athlete based on his or her performance throughout the year nationally and internationally.
Sponsored by: Sports Centre
Peoples Choice Sports Star of the Year Award
The most popular South Australian sportsperson from the Sports Star finalists chosen by the people of SA.
Team of the Year
Recognising the state's best performed team both nationally and internationally.
Junior Sports Star of the Year Award
Recognising the state's best performed junior athlete.
Elite Athlete with a Disability
Recognising the best performing athlete with a disability.
Sponsored by: West Beach Community Branch, Bendigo Bank
Tanya Denver Award for Endeavour and Sportsmanship
Recognising an inspirational athlete based on the courage and performance shown to reach the elite level.
Sponsored by: The Advertiser
Nominated by Sporting Organisations/Clubs and Judged by Sport SA
Country Athlete of the Year
Must be a resident in regional South Australia who has achieved outstanding sporting success in country competition. Nomination form.
Sponsored by: Statewide Super
Event of the Year
Awarded to a state sporting event largely organised by a state sporting body that has achieved a high standard of excellence. The Event of the Year Award is split into 2 sub-categories:
Major event - conducted by professional management staff and Community event.These sub-categories will be determined based on the resources and work force used to deliver each event. Nomination form.
Sponsored by: Terry Howe Printing
Coach of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has either made a significant contribution to the success of a person /team or has shown excellence in coaching practices. Nomination form.
Official of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated dedication, skill, knowledge and expertise in officiating at the highest possible level. Nomination form.
Sponsored by: Club One
Administrator of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to their chosen sport or the sports industry as a whole. Nomination form.
Sponsored by: Gallagher Insurance Brokers
Volunteer of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the sports industry in a voluntary capacity. Nomination form.
Sponsored by: Sunday Mail City - Bay Fun Run
Nominations open: 6th June 2017
Nominations closed: 23rd August 2017
School Sports Award (Primary and Secondary)
Awarded to a Primary and Secondary School student aimed at recognising and rewarding outstanding sporting achievements of young people within our community.
Sponsored by: The Messenger Community News and the Department for Education and Child Development.
Please visit the SSSSA website for the nomination form and further details.
All winners are announced at the South Australian Sport Awards on Friday the 24th of November at Adelaide Oval, all finalists are invited to attend at no cost. The finalists in the South Australian Sport Awards as judged by Sport SA were announced at the Sports Centre / Sport SA Partners and Members Breakfast on Friday 13th October at the Sage Hotel.