Trophies and Awards

PERPETUAL TROPHIES

ENCOURAGEMENT TROPHIES:

Kim Grayson Memorial Trophy

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who displays great courage, strength, and self-discipline to achieve a personal goal in the sport of swimming throughout the season. The Trophy Selection Committee will be responsible for the selection of the swimmer.

Norm Wyndham Encouragement Trophy (Male & Female)

These trophies will be awarded to the swimmers who show good club spirit at club meets and carnivals, having a good attendance record and will be selected by the Trophy Selection Committee.

Eloise Gannon Memorial Trophy

In memory of our former Aspley swimmer who passed away in 2013, at the age of 15 years. This trophy is to be awarded to an older female swimmer who is an inspirational role model to the younger club members. Throughout the season the recipient will have shown support, encouragement, sportsmanship and friendship at club nights & club meets to all swimmers. This trophy is to be selected by the Trophy Selection Committee.

Barnaba Family Encouragement Trophy

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who displays enthusiasm, dedication and courage to training in development squad. The recipient cannot have placed in Club Championships or be a Perpetual Trophy winner.

The Coach’s Award for Excellence

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who achieves excellence in the sport of swimming. An attitude of striving for perfection in everything they undertake in the pool and out of the pool. This includes training, competition, dry land, nutrition, interaction and attitude. This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer selected by the Coach.

Coach’s Trophy for Juniors

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who encourages team spirit, loyalty, dedication, commitment, courage and is fearless in their pursuit of excellence in the sport of swimming. This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer selected by the Coach.

Jocelyn Radcliffe Development Trophy

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who has progressed through the Learn to Swim Program and who shows potential and ability to further their swimming development in the Mini and Junior age divisions.

Sullivan Family Encouragement Trophy

This trophy will be awarded to a swimmer who displays enthusiasm, dedication and courage to swimming in the Senior and Open age divisions. The recipient cannot have placed in Club Championships or be a Perpetual Trophy winner.

PRESIDENT’S TROPHY

This is a perpetual trophy awarded to the male and female winners of their respective handicap races. This is a 50m freestyle event involving the leading six male and female point scorers (excluding Medley) as at the conclusion of the Club Meet prior to the holding of the President’s Trophy race. Contestants are announced prior to the start of the race and should any be absent the next highest scorer/s will be eligible to swim. Only swimmers eligible to swim 50m freestyle are considered. The winners also receive towels and the contestants a memento of the race.

INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY RELAY

Participants in this event will be the top 6 male and 6 female points’ scorers (including Medley) as at the conclusion of the preceding club meet. For the purposes of this event the points will have been calculated solely on points earned in the 2nd half of the summer season. Only swimmers who have swum Individual Medley on a club meet in the current season will be considered. Contestants are announced prior to the start of the race and should any be absent the next highest scorers will be eligible to swim.

Race procedure:

The top 3 males and 3 females will be announced. They will then in order, draw the name of their relay partner from the names of the 3 next highest points’ scorers. The males will draw from the female swimmers and the females from the males.

The 6 teams of 2 swimmers will then swim a handicap race of 2 x 100m Individual Medleys. Each team may decide which swimmer will swim first.

The winning team will receive towels and the other participants a memento of the race.

CARNIVAL TROPHY

This trophy will be awarded to the swimmer who outstandingly upholds the club spirit at Carnivals as nominated by the Carnival Convenor.

THE RICHARDS FAMILY TROPHY

This trophy will be awarded to a Primary School swimmer (at the start of the season) with the most outstanding performance who has achieved at the highest level at Interschool, BSA/QSA swimming.

JOHN GOSS POINTS TROPHIES (Male & Female)

These trophies are awarded to the swimmers who have accumulated the most club meet points in all strokes including Medley.

MATTHIES FAMILY 25M POINTS TROPHY (Male & Female)

These trophies are to be awarded to the swimmers who have accumulated the highest number of points in the 25m swimming division, excluding Medley.

QLD TROPHY DISTRIBUTORS CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR

This trophy is to be awarded to the person who epitomizes the Club spirit and will be selected by the Trophy Selection Committee.

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