Sports Official of the Year Award – Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2009 Julius L Patching Sports Official of the Year Award

close on February 27, 2009.

Nominations need to be received at the Canoeing Victoria office no later than the 23rd February as only 1 nomination per State Association is accepted.


This award is in recognition of the unprecedented and tireless contribution of Julius L Patching to the Victorian Olympic Council (VOC) and Olympic community. ÔJudyÕ has been a voluntary Official since 1947, and his extensive recognition includes the International Olympic Committee Olympic silver order and an O.B.E. This award will recognise the outstanding contribution that officials make to the fabric of the Olympic sporting community in Victoria.


The award is open to voluntary officials and administrators who have demonstrated excellent commitment in their contribution to sport Ð including but not limited to administrators, secretaries, committee members, referees, umpires and judges.


The nominator must complete the Nomination Form attached and provide information in 200 words or less as to why the nominee should receive the award.


Further details are available at - follow the link: The Julius L Patching Sports Official of the Year Award 

Please forward your nomination to sharon at the Canoeing Victoria office, or via fax 98467473.  Alternatively, feel free to contact me to discuss possible nominations.  0430366441