Nominate now for the Junior Sports Official of the Year Award

Nominations are now open for Blacktown City Junior Sports Officials (umpires/referees/judges) who have made a significant contribution to their club, and/or association/district. This award recognises the exceptional contribution made by a Junior Sports Official in the 2019/20 competition season with a particular focus on improving community sport through fairness, integrity and making sport more welcoming and inclusive.


To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must fulfil (1) and (2), then either (3), (4) or (5)

  1. The nominee is a product of Blacktown City Sports System and has contributed or participated in Blacktown City sports for a minimum of 2 Years.

  2. The nominee must be younger than 17 years of age as of 1 November 2020

  3. The nominee is a resident in Blacktown Local Government Area (LGA)

  4. The nominee has investment property within Blacktown LGA

  5. The nominee has coached, trained, participated and/or represented Blacktown City.

Selection Criteria

  1. Officiated at a club and/or association/district level

  2. Demonstrated commitment to continuous training and learning

  3. Details of major tournaments / championships officiated

  4. Contribution to the wider officiating community within their sport - mentoring.