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POINTS & AWARDS 

Tuggerah Lakes Mingara LIttle Athletics Point System 2016~2017 ( draft )
Friday Night Age Group Awards
The athlete with the highest amount of points within each age group at the end of the athletic season will receive the age champion awards. This will be calculated with the following criteria:
Positions Points
1st 8
2nd 7
3rd 6
4th 5
5th 4
6th 3
7th 2
8th 1
Friday night points only, zone regional and state will not be added to the points.  (in the event of a tie then there will be a count back for the athlete that has won the most events, if this is a tie then there will be joint place athletes). Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
Most Improved Age Group Awards
This will be awarded to the athlete within each age group that has achieved the highest amount of  personal best results within the athletic season. In the event of a Tie then there will be joint most improved winners.
Encouragement Award
This will be decided be the age manager with three names put forward and voted on by the committee
Star of the Future Male & Female
Eligibility for U6-U9′s. This will take into account the performances at Zone & Regional results. (This will not take into account State Multi). Acknowledge will be given for outstanding performances of a junior athlete
sportsmanship, attendance and Club good behavior will be taken into consideration
Clubs Most Improved
The Clubs Most Improved will be the athlete with the most PB points during the Friday night athletic season
Club Champion
Club champion will be calculated by the following criteria
- Be placed in the top 3 Friday night age awards
- Be placed in the top 3 athletes in their age group at Zone for any and all events
- Be placed in the top 3 athletes at Regional in their age group for any and all events
- Be placed in the top 3 athletes at State in their age group  for any and all events
. Other factors will include attendance, sportsmanship and club behavior. The final decision will be determined by the panel of committee members (this panel will be chosen by the exec & two other randomly chosen committee members).
As there are the older athletes who compete in more events. If the panel believes there are two athletes that earn club champion then we will have joint Club champion
2017 Highest Representative Achiever
The Clubs Representative highest achiever will be awarded to the athlete that achieves the highest within the season at a representative level.
This will be ranked from;
1. State record holder
2. National team selection
3. State Gold medal
4. State Silver medal
5. State Bronze medal
In the event of a tie of any of the above criteria then the next highest achievement will be deemed the winner unless the Exec committee deem that there should be joint winners.
Senior Sprinter of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.
Age groups U11-U17 – 100m, 200m & 400m
Junior Sprinter of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking int account attendance and behavior.
Age groups U7-U10 – 100m, 200m & 400m
Senior Hurdler of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.
Age groups U13-U17 – 80m,90m,100m,110m,200m,300m hurdles
Junior Hurdler of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.)
Age groups U8-U12 – 60m Hurdles
Male & Female Distance Athlete of the Year
This will also take into account Friday night records, Club records, Zone records, regional records and state records (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season)
his will also take into account Friday night records, Club records, Zone records, regional records and state records (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season)
Age groups U9-U17 – 800m, 1500m & 3000m
Senior Thrower of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior
Age groups U11-U17 – Shot Put, Javelin & Discus
Junior Thrower of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.
Age groups U7-U10 – Shot Put & Discus
Senior Jumper of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior
Age groups U11-U17 – Long Jump, High Jump & Triple Jump
Junior Jumper of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, Friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.
Age groups U7-U10 – Long Jump & High Jump
Male & Female Walker of the Year
This will take into account the athlete that achieves the highest results at Zone, Regional & State. In the event that two athletes end up with the same result then the next highest result will be taken into account.  (note, friday night and club record points will be awarded to the athlete that holds the record at the completion of the season
The final decision will be made by the executives after taking into account attendance and behavior.
Table that calculates the above awards for the Athletes of the year
Zone Regional State Records
Positions Points Positions Points Positions Points Points
1st 10 1st 15 1st 30 Friday night record 5
2nd 5 2nd 10 2nd 25 Club record 10
3rd 3 3rd 5 3rd 24 Zone record 10
4th 2 4th 4 4th 23 Regional Record 15
5th 1 5th 3 5th 22 State Record 30
6th 2 6th 21
7th 1 7th 20
8th 1 8th 19
and so on

# To be eligible for Club awards you need to be a member of the club on the last competition night.

# Athlete of  year awards in each category require a minimum attainment of a State Medal if no competitor attains this level then the award maybe withdrawn.

# Award criteria is subject to change at the discretion of the Executive Committee