2016 Pierre de Coubertin Awards


The Pierre de Coubertin Award recognises secondary school students who demonstrate values which are consistent with the Olympic Movement through participation in sporting activities.

More than 15,000 young Australians have received the Award since its inception in 1993 including 2012 London Olympic Silver Medallists Kim Crow (Rowing), Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak – Slalom) and Nina Curtis (Sailing), London 2012 Bronze Medallist Kaarlie McCulloch (Cycling - Track) and Youth Olympians Luke Noblett (Hockey), Annalese Smith (Handball) and Clair Dennerley (Handball). 

Each year, secondary school teachers are invited to nominate one recipient for the Pierre de Coubertin Award from year 10, 11 or 12.

CLICK HERE -  for further information on eligibility and Award requirements


TO NOMINATE A STUDENT

1. Sign Up (click on the link on the top right corner).
2. Complete the online nomination form 
3. Once you have submitted the completed form your will receive a confirmation email with information on artwork/literacy piece submission and the State Presentations. 

Most State Olympic Council's (SOCs) hold Academy Days to present Certificates to the Award recipients. If a student cannot make the Academy Day or the SOC is not hosting an Academy Day the Certificates will be sent to schools for presentation event after this day. 


ACADEMY DAY, STATE PRESENTATION & NOMINATION DEADLINES
STATE ACADEMY DAY NOMINATONS CLOSE
NSW 23 September 2016
(Nomination deadline 9 September 2016)
31 October 2016
QLD 9 July 2016
(Nomination deadline 13 May 2016)
31 October 2016
VIC 23 June 2016
(Nomination deadline 12 May 2016)
31 October 2016