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Blues Awards


Waikato Diocesan Sports Blues Awards Criteria


Blues Committee

Principal         Mrs Mary Curran

Director of Sport Mr Mark Cornaga
Sport Managers Mrs Jane Schilov, Mrs Anna White and Mrs Jacqui Sutton


SENIOR SPORTS BLUES

Candidates for the award of a Sports Blue must have proven to be role models in their sport. In addition to this they must have:

  1. Consistently displayed outstanding ability, commitment to their chosen sporting activity;

  2. Shown outstanding sportsmanship as outlined in the Fairplay Charter;

  3. Be in year 11, 12 or 13

  4. Must be a member of a school team that participates in inter-schools competitions

  5. Students must meet the following criteria as it relates to their sport

Athletics, Cross Country, Cycling, Triathlon/Duathlon, Swimming, Gymsports

  • 1st in the WBOP Individual Event for their Sport

  • 1st in the NISS Individual Relay/Team Event for their Sport

  • Top 3 in the NISS Individual Event for their Sport

  • Top 3 in the NZSS Relay/Team Event for their Sport

  • Top 5 in the NZSS Individual Event for their Sport

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Lacrosse, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Touch, Water Polo, Volleyball

  • The Student must have at least gained Regional A representative honours.

  • Or their School Team came top 3 at NZSS Event (at the top Tournament)

  • The results of representative tournaments will be taken into consideration when determining Blues Awards.

Cricket, Cheerleading, Inline Hockey, Tennis, Squash

  • The Student must have at least gained Provincial A representative honours or played in a regional team that won the National or International Tournament.

  • Or their School Team came top 3 at NZSS Event (at the Top Tournament)

  • The results of representative tournaments will be taken into consideration when determining Blues Awards.

Rowing

  • Winning an A Final at the North Island Secondary Schools Championships or placing in the top three in an A Final excluding novice events at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships.

Equestrian

  • Team or individual win at a WSS or WBOP event

  • Team or individual placing in top three at NISS events

  • Individual top 3 placing in the Secondary Schools Show Hunter Series

Skiing/Snowboarding

  • 1st at the WBOP Champs

  • Top 3 at the NISS Event

All School Sports

  • Selected for National Representation or compete on a New Zealand National Team

The Blues Committee considers all nominations in relation to each individual sport, to the standard and level of competition within the sport and criteria for qualifying and competing in ‘A’ representative teams in the top tier/A grade competition at tournaments.  Players who receive a Blues Award are clearly recognised as ‘top’ in their sport. Blues Awards will be presented at the Sports Awards Dinner each Year. Year 13 Blues recipients will also be awarded the Senior Sports Shield


JUNIOR SPORTS BLUES

These have the same criteria as for the senior sports blues. Junior Blues are awarded to students in Years 9 and 10 only.


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