2018 Pierre de Coubertin Awards


PDC

The 2018 Pierre de Coubertin Awards are OPEN!

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 16,500 young Australians have received the Award since its inception in 1993 including 2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medallists Kim Brennan (Rowing) and Evania Pelite (Rugby 7’s), Bronze Medallists Cameron McEvoy (Swimming), Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak – Slalom) and Olympians Alana Boyd (Athletics), Bronte Barratt (Swimming), Scott Bowden (Cycling), Alicia Coutts (Swimming), Amy Cure (Cycling), Cedric Dubler (Athletics), Brittany Elmslie (Swimming), Bianca Hammett (Synchronised Swimming), Sally Kehoe (Rowing) and Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming).

Each year, secondary school teachers are invited to nominate one recipient for the Pierre de Coubertin Award from year 10, 11 or 12. Each nominee must participate actively in the school's physical education program with a consistently positive attitude and must have represented the school in a sport

Award recipients are also invited to attend an Academy Day (held in each respective State) which provides the opportunity for students to meet Olympians, workshop Olympic issues and learn about of the International Olympic Movement and includes official Awards Ceremony will take place  the Australian Olympic Committee. 

Click the following link to download the selection criteria PDC Selection Criteria.

Please note, this year's theme for the literary submission is 'Which Olympic Athlete has been a role model to you and how?'

 

State Nomination & Academy Day Details:

VICTORIA:

CLICK HERE  for more specifc VIC PDC information and to complete the online nomination.

NEW SOUTH WALES:

CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form. Please note that nominations remain open until 31 October 2018

QUEENSLAND:

CLICK HERE  for more specific QLD PDC information.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA:

CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form by Wednesday 31 October 2018.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA:

CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form by Wednesday 31 October 2018.

ACT:

CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form by Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Northern Territory:

CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination for by Wednesday 31 October 2018.

  

Please note, this year's theme for the literary submission is 'Which Olympic Athlete has been a role model to you and how?'

CONTACT US:

NSW / ACT / SA / TAS/ NT: pdc@olympics.com.au
VIC – voc@olympics.com.au
WA – waoc@olympics.com.au
QOC – qoc@olympics.com.au