South Australian Sport Hall of Fame
Induction into the South Australian Sport Hall of Fame represents the highest level of recognition and is there to promote the outstanding achievements of this State's greatest athletes and general members.
Nominations can be for athletes, teams and general members who identify as South Australians.
Athletes and teams must have competed at the top level of their sport and general members are selected based on excellence and outstanding achievements in their role supporting athletes' participation.
Nominations are submitted annually and those not selected in any given year may be reconsidered by the Selection Committee the following year.
The South Australian Sport Awards
The following awards are judged by Sport SA Awards Committee and nominated by Sporting Organisations/Clubs
Country Athlete of the Year
Must be a resident in regional South Australia who has achieved outstanding sporting success in country competition.
Event of the Year
Awarded to a state sporting event largely organised by a state sporting body that has achieved a high standard of excellence. The Event of the Year Award is split into 2 sub-categories: Major event and Community event.
Major event - conducted by professional management staff Community event. These sub-categories will be determined based on the resources and work force used to deliver each event.
Coach of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has either made a significant contribution to the success of a person /team or has shown excellence in coaching practices.
Official of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated dedication, skill, knowledge and expertise in officiating at the highest possible level.
Administrator of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to their chosen sport or the sports industry as a whole.
Volunteer of the Year
Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the sports industry in a voluntary capacity.
The following award is judged and awarded by School Sport South Australia.
School Sports Award (Primary and Secondary)
Awarded to a Primary and Secondary School student aimed at recognising and rewarding outstanding sporting achievements of young people within our community.
Sponsored by: and
Please visit the SSSA website for the nomination form and further details.
The following awards are judged and awarded by The Advertiser and Channel 7:
Sports Star of the Year
Awarded to the premier South Australian athlete based on his or her performance throughout the year nationally and internationally.
Sponsored by: Sports Centre
Peoples Choice Sports Star of the Year Award
The most popular South Australian sportsperson from the Sports Star finalists chosen by the people of SA.
Team of the Year
Recognising the state's best performed team both nationally and internationally.
Junior Sports Star of the Year Award
Recognising the state's best performed junior athlete.
Elite Athlete with a Disability
Recognising the best performing athlete with a disability.
Sponsored by: West Beach Community Branch, Bendigo Bank
Tanya Denver Award for Endeavour and Sportsmanship
Recognising an inspirational athlete based on the courage and performance shown to reach the elite level.
Sponsored by: The Advertiser
All winners are announced at the South Australian Sport Awards at Adelaide Oval, all finalists are invited to attend at no cost.