End of Season Awards

To celebrate the participation and achievements of our nippers each season, Wanda Nippers awards a range of end of season awards.

u6 and u7 

u8-u14

Age group awards (male and female seperate)

  • Age Champion – lowest combined Championship Day points
  • Runner Up Age Champion – 2nd lowest Championship Day points
  • Encouragement Award – selected by Age Manager
  • Participation Award – awarded to all nippers (not receiving another award)
  • Attendance Award - selected nippers – read more on attendance awards
  • Life Saving Award – demonstrates qualities of a future life saver
  • Flag Champion – lowest combined Championship day points in flags
  • Beach Champion – lowest combined Championship day points in beach sprint
  • Wade Champion - lowest combined Championship day points in wade
  • Swim Champion* –  lowest combined Championship day points in swim
  • Board Champion* - lowest combined Championship day points in board
  • Surf Board Riding Champion** – winner surfing event
  • Marathon Champion – winner marathon event
  • Ironperson Champion* – winner Ironperson event

*U9 and over   **u13 and over only

Perpetual Awards

  • Nipper of the Year – outstanding all-round u13 male nipper
  • Nipperette of the Year – outstanding all-round u13 female nipper
  • Chairperson’s Award (male) – runner up Nipper of the Year
  • Chairperson’s Award (female) – runner up nipperette of the Year
  • Club Award for Boys – male nipper who displays outstanding club spirit and work ethic
  • Club Award for Girls –  female nipper who displays outstanding club spirit and work ethic
  • Don Hudson Award – most improved water competitor
  • George Robbins Award – most improved beach competitor
  • Michelle Hogan Award – female encouragement award
  • Rod Whiteman Award – male encouragement award

Special awards

  • State Champion gold medallists
  • Competitor of the State Championships (male) – most combined points (individual and team)
  • Competitor of the State Championships (female) – most combined points (individual and team)
  • Coaches Award for Water
  • Coaches Award for Beach
  • Club person of the Year

U8-u14 awards notes:

  • To be eligible for awards, nippers must have a minimum 60% attendance at "100% days" during the year. See Calendar
  • Awards are given out at an event, around one month after nippers concludes. See Calendar

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