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Entries will only be accepted online.

  • Complete the online entry form. Please submit a separate form for each entry (a series on the same topic is considered a single entry).
  • Upload an electronic copy of the work that forms the basis of the nomination. All file are acceptable.
  • The online form allows for multiple file uploads simultaneously. Multiple file types are also supported. 
  • Entries do not have a file size limit. However the upload time will be dependent on your internet speed.

Entry format

Entries will be assessed on the quality and comprehensiveness of coverage during the qualifying period and should include:

  • a completed entry form
  • one copy of the nominated item/s
  • a brief, 150-word statement highlighting why the entry/entries demonstrates exceptional coverage of sport and any other features, such as its impact, content and/or distribution
  • please refer to the description of each award category for specific requirements.

For broadcasts

  • Entries should be no more than 10 minutes in length
  • it’s advisable to provide an edited highlights package for longer form broadcasts.
  • entrants may include web links.

For print/publications/online content

  • submit no more than three articles (maximum of 10 pages in total)
  • provide weblinks to no more than three articles (maximum of 10 pages in total).

If you have issues uploading your nomination/s, contact Caren Hugginson on (02) 6214 1036 or email ascmediaawards@ausport.gov.au.

The qualifying period for all nominations is between 1 November 2016 and 27 October 2017. This period applies to all categories except the Lifetime achievement award for contribution to sports journalism.

Entries must be submitted to the ASC by 4pm on Monday 30 October 2017.

Please refer to conditions of entry and award categories for more detailed information.


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