2023 Volunteer of the Year Nomination

Recognising outstanding service from Volunteer Members at Pony Club 

Nominations open Friday 9th June 2023

Nominations Close Midnight Monday 30th October 2023


The Pony Club Association of NSW wishes to recognise volunteers whose efforts have significantlyassisted in the running and development of Pony Club within their Club and/or Zone. Incepted in 2010 courtesy of a NSW Sport and Recreation Grant, the Volunteer of the Year award is a means of sayingthank you for their hard work and commitment whilst aiming to encourage more members to volunteer their time.


One member from each zone receives:

  • Personalised trophy
  • Acknowledgement on the website Honour Roll
  • Sponsor Product Donations TBA


To be eligible for considerations nominees must meet the following criteria: –

  • Aged 13 years or
  • Current financial member
  • Volunteered for their Club and/or Zone a minimum of 50 hours over a 12 month
  • Nomination must be submitted on the official


An initial eligibility assessment will be undertaken to determine that the nominee has met the criteria and that the Nomination Form has been completed correctly and in full. Next, an assessment panel with representatives from the State Office and Executive Committee will assess all eligible nominations. Nominations will be assessed on merit and scored against the following criteria:

  1. Nominee demonstrates the attributes of a good
  2. Nominee provided practical assistance and contributed to the positive growth and development of the Club and/or Zone.

One nominee per zone is selected. In the event that a suitable nominee is not presented within a zone, all unsuccessful nominees will be reassessed, and a nominee selected. Maximum number of awardspresented per year is 28.


A member may nominate themselves or be nominated by a current financial member. Complete the Nomination Form below


Winners will be announced at the November State Meeting & if not present, the award will be provided to the Zone representative in attendance to then present the award to the successful nominee. Recipients will be published; on the Pony Club Association of NSW website Honour Roll, in the December State newsletter and within industry publications pending publisher approval.


In the event that the nominee does not wish his/her information to be listed publically please indicate this in the declaration section.

how many years has the member been a regular
Has the member been in the club for at least 1 years(Required)
Support from the previous club required in the form of a completed nomination form.
1) Passion
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Club President Name(Required)
Club Secretary Name(Required)
Club Senior Instructor Name(Required)
Zone President Name(Required)
Zone Secretary Name(Required)
Zone chief Instructor Name(Required)
Nominations must be approved by the nominee's Club Secretary & Zone Chief Instructor. Click to declare that you have been approved by them before submitting your form.(Required)
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