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2021 North Queensland Sportstar Awards

The North Queensland Sportstar Awards is held to recognise the achievements of our outstanding North Queensland Athletes across all sports.

The North Queensland Sportstar Awards is not only the ultimate recognition for all North Queensland Athletes, but a true celebration of sport across North Queensland.

The 2021 North Queensland Sportstar Awards was hosted by the Charters Towers Regional Council on Saturday 30 October 2021 in the Arthur Titley Centre Charters Towers.

Categories and Prizes

The following prizes are awarded to the Winners and Runners up in each category.

Category Prize
Senior (nominee must be 18 years and over during the awards period)

Winner receives $2,000
Runner Up receives $500

Junior (nominee must be under the age of 18 years during the awards period) Winner receives $1,000
Runner Up receives $500
Service to NQ Sport (nominees cannot be an employee within the sport they are being nominated for, nominees must be a volunteer) Winner receives prize to value of $500 
Runner Up receives prize to value of $250
Athlete with a Disability Winner receives $1,500
Runner Up receives $500
Masters Winner receives $500
Runner Up receives $250

Basis of Selection of the North Queensland Sportstar Award Winners

Nominees for the North Queensland Sportstar Awards was judged on their achievements and performances during the period of 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021. The following criteria in order of importance are used in the selection process: International representation, National representation, State representation.

Nominations were considered by a panel appointed by the North Queensland Sports Foundation (NQSF) which determines the winners and runners up.

Service to North Queensland Sport 

Nominees could not be an employee within the sport they are being nominated for, nominees must be a volunteer. Any remuneration must be disclosed on the nomination form.

Residency

A nominee is a resident of a town/city/shire if they consider the town/city or shire their primary place of residence. For example, several nominees are required to train and compete for extended periods internationally to compete at the level they have attained; however, they return to their permanent residence within their host local authority when in the NQSF region. Membership of local sports club or association assists proof of residency. North Queensland born Golf Star Karrie Webb is an example of a person who could not be nominated because she resides full time in another country.

Nomination Information

Information provided as part of the nomination process will be used for the purpose of conducting the 2021 North Queensland Sportstar Awards. Contact details provided as part of the nominations will be used to forward correspondence to nominees. The selected winner’s information provided as part of the nomination will be used to automatically be nominated for the 2021 Queensland Sports Awards.


2021 North Queensland Sportstar Awards

The 2021 North Queensland Sportstar Awards ceremony was hosted by Charters Towers Regional Council on Saturday 30 October 2021 at the Arthur Titley Centre in Charters Towers.

Council would like to congratulate Track and Field Athlete, Lachlan Buckman on winning the 2021 North Queensland Junior Sportstar of the Year.

Lachlan was selected as a finalist for the Queensland Junior Sports Awards and attended the Queensland Awards ceremony on Thursday 25 November 2021.

Tasman Turtle's Picnic Day

Tasman Turtle's Picnic Day

Tasman Turtle’s Picnic Day is a free family event that focuses on being environmentally friendly.

Date: Saturday 28 May 2022

Time: 9.00am - 2.00pm

Where: TYTO Parklands

Cost: Free

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