Judging Criteria for Emerging Recreation Leader of the Year

The following criteria will be used for judging Emerging Recreation Leader of the Year. A weighting of x 1.5 is applied to criteria 1 and 7 to reflect their greater importance. The nomination MUST respond to each of the judging criteria under the criteria heading (e.g. 1-7). This aids the judges that spend their voluntary time to score the nominations.

1. Demonstrates significant leadership for someone relatively new to profession and has potential for providing ongoing leadership in the recreation industry. (e.g. demonstrated action as a result of research, innovative leadership of programme/s and challenging others through discussion papers/reports) (NB. x1.5)
2. Evidence of individual professional development and learning.
3. Contribution to recreation within the nominee’s paid employment.
4. Contribution to recreation in a voluntary capacity. (e.g.: Recreation Aotearoa regional or committee involvement, sports volunteer)
5. Relevant qualifications and recognition previously gained by nominee. (e.g. Recreation Aotearoa Accredited Recreation Professional (ARPro))
6. Degree of innovation or uniqueness of any contribution made.
7. The impact of what the nominee has achieved during their time in the industry. (NB. x1.5)

Judging Criteria of Outstanding Initiative Awards

Judging Criteria for the Outstanding Research, Planning, and Policy Award

Judging Criteria for the Ian Galloway Memorial Cup, Paul Stuart Memorial Award and Mark Mitchell Memorial Trophy