Eligibility Criteria


  1. An athlete must be nominated, and the nomination be accepted by the Sports Darling Downs committee.
  2. Nominees must reside in the Toowoomba Chronicle or Gatton Star delivery area.
  3. Nominees unable to compete in their chosen sport in the above region and having to travel to compete will be given consideration for assistance by the Sports Darling Downs committee.
  4. Juniors who have to leave their home base for AIS or similar programmes may still be eligible for assistance.
  5. Nominees for a Junior award must be aged less than 18 at the end of the nominated year.
  6. Nominees must be an active member of a club or association in their chosen sport in the Toowoomba Chronicle or Gatton Star coverage area in the nominated year.
  7. A Monthly Award can only be won once by each individual in any sport in the nominated year.
  8. Funding for local Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletes may be available at the discretion of the Sports Darling Downs committee. This funding will be available to athletes whose nomination has been received and accepted by the Sports Darling Downs committee no more than three (3) years prior to the Olympic or Commonwealth Games.
  9. These criteria are set down as a guide only. The final decision will be at the discretion of the Sports Darling Downs committee.

Nominations for the Sports Darling Downs Sports Star of the Year can be made using the form below, or by printing and completing a nomination form, and posting it to:

The Secretary
Sports Darling Downs
PO Box 9626
Wilsonton Qld 4350


(* denotes required field)

Athlete's Details:
* Name:
* Address:
   Phone number:    Mobile number:
* Athlete's email address:
* Sport:

If junior: * Age this year:    * Date of Birth:

Your Details:
* Email:
* Name:

* Athlete's achievements in the current year:

A confirmation email will be sent to your email address.