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:

Melbourne Cricket Ground 
Friday 22 June 2018 
In order to attend please complete the online nomination by Friday 1 June.
CLICK HERE  for more specifc VIC PDC information and to complete the online nomination.

NEW SOUTH WALES:

UTS, Sydney
Friday 29 June 2018
CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form by Friday June 22. 

QUEENSLAND:

Brisbane
Saturday 14 July 2018
In order to attend please complete the online nomination by Friday 18 May.
CLICK HERE  for more specific QLD PDC information.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA:

Perth
Saturday 1 September 2018
Western Australia Institute of Sport (WAIS)
CLICK HERE to complete the online nomination form by Friday 3 August.
For more specifc WA PDC nomination click here 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA:

Adelaide
Monday 17 September 2018
South Australian Sports Institute (SASI)
Nomination form coming soon.

ACT:

Canberra
Friday 21 September 2018
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)
Nomination form coming soon

 

Information NT Academy Day to be confirmed. 

 

Click here to complete the online nomination for a PdC recipient.

 

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: pdc@olympics.com.au
VIC – voc@olympics.com.au
WA – waoc@olympics.com.au
QOC – qoc@olympics.com.au