Blues Award Nominations

This nomination form should be utilised in conjunction with the AU Sport Blues Guidelines.
A Blue:
Is awarded to University of Adelaide students, who are full members of an AU Sport club and who have participated at a state or national level with distinction and meet the criteria of their club standards.

A Half Blue:
Is awarded to University of Adelaide students, who are full members of an AU Sport club, for achievement at a high level in line with their club criteria. A Half Blue is also presented to Life Members of AU Sport.

Club Letters (for service and for competition):
Is awarded for significant service to a University sporting club (Service) and/or sporting achievement (Competition). Those who are not Adelaide University students, but are AU Sport club members, are able to be nominated for these two awards.

This nomination form is for a CLUB LETTER (COMPETITION) ONLY

A nomination must be:

1. Completed online 
2. Received by AU Sport within six months after the nominee has last competed for the club/participated in club activities
3. Provide suitable information for the Blues Committee to understand the justification for the nomination
4. Letter of support from the club/person(s) making the nomination and any other supporting documentation must be received by AU Sport before the closing date to be considered by the Blues Committee. This is the responsibility of the person submitting the nomination. Any supporting documents can be provided to AU Sport either by:

a) Email: generalmanager@theblacks.com.au
b) In person or via post to the AU Sport office:
                   Ground Floor, George Murray Building
                   Gate 10, Victoria Drive, University of Adelaide
                   SA                5005

CLUB LETTER (COMPETITION) nominations close:
                  Round 1: Friday 5 May 5pm
                  Round 2:  Friday 13 October 5pm

GUIDELINES - COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CLUBS

The following is a list of common requirements for all AU Sport clubs with regard to their Club Standards:
 
1. The person nominated must be a financial member of the club, participates regularly in club activities and displays a high standard of sportsmanship.

 2. For Blues and Half Blues nominations, nominees must:
- Be an University of Adelaide student
- Achieve appropriate standards within the last 12 months, except where special circumstances exist, which will be considered by the Blues Committee on a case by case basis

3. For nominations for Club Letters, the nominees:
- Can be an Associate/University member of AU Sport and/or an Adelaide University student involved in an AU Sport club.

4. For consistency, the recommended minimum length of time a nominee has to be a member of the club before one can be considered for an award -
Blue: No limit on time but they do need to be an active club member
Half Blue: No limit on time but they do need to be an active club member 
Club Letters (Service): Students: 3 years/Non Students: 5 years
Club Letters (Competition): Students: 3 years/Non Students: 5 years
Although for some clubs, Club Letters (Service and Competition) are set at 2 years.

5. Only in special cases will the Blu

* 1. Nominee details:

* 3. Is the Nominee a current UofA Student?

* 4. Student ID (if applicable)

* 5. Is the Nominee a former UofA Student?

* 6. Does the Nominee know they have been nominated?

* 7. Number of years that the Nominee has been a member of the club:

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