Recognizing the Contributions Youth make to our Community

The Leadership in Action Group have established the Roxby Youth Awards to recognize the contributions youth make to our community by highlighting the not so visible achievements and accomplishments of our youth.

The Roxby Youth Awards are open for young people between the ages of 12 to 25 years of age and aim to recognise a diverse range of young people and their influence in the Roxby Downs community.  The awards aim to highlight varying skills and attributes across a range of fields and showcase significant accomplishments and contributions to our local community.
 
Through recognition of the accomplishments through these awards we hope to encourage even more participation from our youth within the community by creating a platform for our youth to be seen and heard. 
Nomination Requirements & Elegibility
Before continuing we would like to invite you to review the nomination requirements and criteria for nominations
  • Nominees must be between 12 - 25 years of age as of the 1-Jan within the current year.
  • Nominees must either live, work, volunteer or study within the Municipal Council of Roxby Downs.
  • Nominees who have moved due to study or work commitments are still eligible to be nominated if they have worked, volunteered, or studied in the Roxby Downs region within the previous 12 months
  • Previous winners of a Roxby Youth Award within the previous 2 years will not be eligible to be nominated for an award in the their winning category.
  • A previous winner of a Roxby Youth Award can be nominated for a category outside the previous winning category.
  • In the event a group has been re-nominated for a previous winning category, at least 80% of the group must be new members from the previous winning group.
  • For any group nominations at least 80% of the group members must be between the outlined for the awards.
  • Nominations can only be made on the official entry either online or in hard copy.
  • Nominations can be made by anyone over 12 years of age, and it is possible for individuals or groups to nominate themselves, although judging will reflect more favourably on nominations entered by other parties.
  • All nominees must be made aware of the nomination via the Leadership in Action group.
  • Information on the nomination form will be assessed against the judging criteria set out in the Roxby Youth Awards Fact Sheet.
  • Emphasis will be given to achievements displayed within the nominated category within the previous 12 months, although consideration will still be given to achievements prior to this time period.
  • All nomination information and material submitted will remain the property of Municipal Council of Roxby Downs and may not be returned.
  • A nomination can be withdrawn at any stage based on judges discretion if a recipients character is called into question.
  • Those selected as finalists should be able to attend the awards night, although inability to attend will not disqualify the entry.
  • The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
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