Nominations for the Pony Club Tasmania Awards are now Open
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Nominations for the Pony Club Tasmania Awards are now Open

Nominations for the Pony Club Tasmania Awards are now open and will close on 22nd February 2019.

 

Overview

The basic objects for which the Pony Club Association of Tasmania is formed are to:  

1.     Encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding

2.     Instill in members the proper care of their animals

3.     Provide instruction in riding and horsemastership, and to

4.     Promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, thereby cultivating strength of character and self-discipline in an environment free from harassment and discrimination  

In so doing we rely on the capabilities and contributions of all our coaches, officials and supporters. Recognising and rewarding achievements of our riders and coaches, and expressing gratitude to our volunteers is an essential part of our culture.

The key elements of success for our organisation are reflected in the following awards:

1. Best Achievement by a Rider under 13 years-Age as at 1st January the award year.

2. Best achievement by a rider 13-17 years-Age as at 1st January the award year.

3. Best achievement by a rider aged 17 -25 years- Age as at 1st January the award year.

4. Pony Club alumnus

5. Coach of the year

6. Volunteer of the year

7. Club of the year

 

Nomination Process

Each nomination must be accompanied with information on why the nominee/s should be considered for the award. Each of the assessment criteria are equally weighted. Nominations need to go through Zones and Zones to forward them on to sec@pcat.org.au by close on nomination date.

Nominations are expected to be around one page in total.

Nominations must be submitted electronically (via email) to sec@pcat.org.au .

Selection Process

The nominations will be considered by the board after close of nominations.

Prize

The winner/s of each award will be nominated for the Pony Club Australia National Awards. All nominations received will receive a certificate from Pony Club Tasmania.

           

Key Contact

If you require any further information regarding the program, please contact: sec@pcat.org.au

 

Best achievement by a rider under 13 years

Selection criteria

1. Displays Pony Club values

2. Participation in Pony Club rallies

3. Improvement in skills through diligence and effort

4. Club citizenship (eg. helpful to others)

Best achievement by a rider 13-17 years

Selection criteria

1. Displays Pony Club values

2. Participation in Pony Club rallies

3. Improvement in skills through diligence and effort

4. Club citizenship (eg. helpful to others)

Best achievement by a rider aged 17 – 25 years

Selection criteria

1. Displays Pony Club values

2. Participation in Pony Club rallies

3. Improvement in skills through diligence and effort

4. Club citizenship (eg. helpful to others)

Pony Club alumnus

Selection criteria

This award is for a current or ex-Pony Club member over 25 years old who has gone on to be an active participant in the horse industry as a rider, leader or professional serving the horse industry (eg educator, journalist, vet). The nominee has taken inspiration from their time at Pony Club and been an ambassador for the organisation.

Coach of the year

Selection criteria

1. Contribution to development of the contemporary coaching program at Pony Club

2. Commitment to personal professional development

3. Personal passion and resilience

4. Feedback from students and peers

Volunteer of the year

Open to Steward, Helper, Administrator, Club Office holder, Official.

Selection criteria

1. Displays Pony Club values

2. Contribution to development of their Pony Club for the benefit of members

3. Commitment to good governance and professionalism

Club of the year

Selection criteria

1. Implementation of initiatives to attract and retain members

2. Inclusive and responsive to the needs of members

3. Good governance including completion of “Club Health Check”, advocate of “Play by the Rules”

4. Delivery of coaching syllabus

5. Safety program

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