Celebrating stellar sporting contributions


Nominations are now open for the Victorian Sport Awards (VSAs), a chance to celebrate local legends in sport.

Presented by the state government and Vicsport, the VSAs recognises and celebrates those who made an outstanding contribution to Victorian sport during 2023, by honouring the grassroots heroes who excelled at a community level, high-performance athletes who shone at a national and/or international level and everyone in between.

Across 18 awards, individual and team athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, administrators, media personnel and the initiatives that ensure Victorians remain active will all be recognised.

Vicsport chair Ritchie Hinton said he urges all Victorians to submit their nominations to ensure their sport is well represented on the night.

“The premier event on the Victorian sporting calendar, it is a special night where we have the opportunity to honour the grassroots heroes who keep our sport and recreation sector thriving as well as the professional athletes who starred on the world stage in 2023 such as the Matildas, Diamonds and Australian men’s cricket team,” he said.

Nominations can be submitted via the Vicsport website until Friday, March 1.

Following the closure of nominations after March 1, four finalists for each of the 18 awards will be decided by esteemed judging panels and announced in April before the winners are revealed on Wednesday, June 12, at Marvel Stadium.

All finalists, family, friends, sporting organisations and clubs are invited to attend the VSAs and celebrate the successes of sport in Victoria.

Details: vicsport.com.au/2023-victorian-sport-awards