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Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards Nomination Guidelines

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Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards 

Eligibility Criteria & Regulations

  • Nominee should hold a Hong Kong Identity Card and reside in Hong Kong for at least three years
  • Nominee should be recommended by his/her respective National Sports Association (NSA)
  • Each NSA can nominate candidate(s) in the following nomination award categories every quarter:

    Individual Sport (including Team Event)
    • a maximum of 2 athletes OR 1 team
    • nominee should be under the age of 19 on the date of performance.
    • sporting results in both individual event and team event will be considered 
    Team Sport
    • a maximum of 1 team
    • at least 50% of the team members are under the age of 19 on the date of performance

Selection Criteria

  • Outstanding achievement in international competitions (i.e. achieved point-4 or above results according to the Elite Vote Scoring Table) during the specified quarter
  • Commitment to his/her sport and improvement in performance

Note : The Judging Panel reserves the right to reject or disqualify any application and the decision of the Panel will be final.

Award Catogories

Individual Sport (including Team Event)

  • Each recipient will receive a cash award of HK$2,500, a gift voucher of sports apparel worth of HK$2,500 and a certificate of achievement.

Team Sport

  • Each team will receive a cash award of HK$10,000, a gift voucher of sports apparel worth of HK$10,000. Each member will also receive a certificate of achievement. However, the cash award and gift voucher value will not exceed $2,500 per athlete, respectively.

A certificate of merit will be presented to athletes:

  • who are not selected for the awards but have achieved point-3 results according to the Elite Vote Scoring Table of the specific sport, or
  • who have broken Hong Kong Record (for senior records only).

Judging Panel

The Judging Panel is composed of representatives from the HKSI, SF&OC and HKSPA.

Nomination Procedures

  • Complete and submit the nomination and all nomination materials (as per nomination form) either by mail or in person, to Ms Sonia Wong, Athlete Affairs Department, HKSI at 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, N.T..
  • Deadline for nomination:
    First quarter  No later than 7 April of current year
    Second quarter No later than 7 July of current year
    Third quarter No later than 7 October of current year
    Fourth quarter No later than 7 January of next year


For further information, please contact Ms Sonia Wong at 2681-6178 or via fax at 2681-6180.