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Entries are now open

Entries will only be accepted online.

Register and complete the online entry form here. Please submit a separate form for each entry (a series on the same topic is considered a single entry).

Upload an electronic copy of the work that forms the basis of the nomination. All files are acceptable.

The online form allows for multiple file uploads simultaneously. Multiple file types are also supported.

Entries do not have a file size limit, however the upload time will be dependent on your internet connection.

Entry format

Entries will be assessed on the quality and comprehensiveness of coverage during the qualifying period and should include:

  • a completed entry form
  • one copy of the nominated item/s
  • a brief, 200-word statement highlighting why the entry/entries demonstrates exceptional coverage of sport and any other features, such as its impact, content and/or distribution
  • please refer to the description of each award category for specific requirements.

For broadcast items

  • broadcasts in excess of 10 minutes should be accompanied by an edited highlights package no more than 10 minutes in length.
  • entrants may include web links.

For print/publications/online content

  • PDFs or web links can be submitted
  • please refer to the description of each award category for specific requirements.

If you have issues uploading your nomination/s, phone 0407 135 280 or email sportausmediaawards@sportaus.gov.au.

The qualifying period for all nominations is between 18 October 2019 and 30 October 2020. This period applies to all categories except the Lifetime achievement award for contribution to sports journalism.

Entries must be submitted to Sport Australia by 4pm on Monday 2 November 2020.

Please refer to the conditions of entry and award categories for more detailed information.

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