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The nomination period for the 2008 Downtown Cinemas and Manawatu Standard Ltd Secondary School Sports Awards closes on Thursday October 16.
Dane Higgison, Sport Manawatu’s secondary school sport director, says he expects to receive upwards of 100 nominations and explains this reflects the regions ability to produce quality athletes that achieve in local, national and international competitions.
The awards celebrate a variety of sporting achievements in a range of sporting codes. Individual awards are presented to athletes that have excelled within a sporting code from which an overall male and female supreme winner will be selected. Other categories include Team of the Year and Official of the Year. Students from the Horowhenua, Tararua and the Manawatu regions are eligible to be nominated for the awards.
Nomination packs can be collected from the Sport Manawatu office at 50 Queen Street, Palmerston North, from the district offices in Levin, Feilding and Dannevirke, or from secondary schools. Alternatively, copies of the nomination criteria and nomination forms can be downloaded from www.sportmanawatu.org.nz
The awards function will be held at the Convention Centre in Palmerston North on Friday November 7 starting at 6:00pm. Seating for the awards will be at a premium and tickets will be made available to parents and supporters of finalists from Monday November 3.