The 2017 AUSXC Awards at the AIS in Canberra on April 8 are coming up fast. Celebrating the achievements in Australian cross country skiing over the past year, the following award categories are recognised on the night:
- XC Athlete of the Year
- Junior XC Athlete of the Year
- Outstanding Achievement
- XC Rising Star
- XC Coach of the Year
- XC Development Coach of the Year
- U23 XC Athlete of the Year
- XC Young Achiever
- Masters XC Skier of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year (ACT, NSW & VIC)
The winners of the first six of these categories become the XC nominees for the SSA Awards in Melbourne on April 27, while the remaining categories are stand-alone XC awards.
All eligible athletes and coaches will be considered for relevant awards without nominations needing to be submitted, however nominations for Volunteer of the Year and Masters Skier of the Year are now being sought from the state skiing organisations and can also be submitted from the general skiing community. Nominations including supporting information (less than 1-page) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday March 31.
The nomination criteria for each of the awards, including the SSA awards, are posted here:
Tickets for the AUSXC Awards Cocktail Dinner are $33 for adults and $15 for juniors U12, and are available online here.