Club and Team Award Policy

The following policy has been developed to provide consistency and direction in the application of voting and awards at the Everton Wolves Junior Australian Football Club.

JUNIOR TEAM AWARDS (Under 11 and below)

1.           No Best and Fairest Awards will be given to players in Junior Teams.

2.           All Junior players will receive a participation award in the form of a trophy or medallion at the end of the season.

YOUTH TEAM AWARDS (Under 12 through to Under 17)

3.           All Youth players will receive a participation award in the form of a trophy or medallion at the end of the season.

4.           Team awards will also be awarded in accordance with items 5 to 16.

5.           All Best and Fairest Awards are applicable for teams from Under 12 through to Under 17.

6.           Best and Fairest votes are awarded for every game of the home and away season including all grading games that the team is involved in.

7.           The Team Manager, under the direction of the Team Coach, is responsible for ensuring the Best and Fairest votes are awarded, collated and secured.

8.           Best and Fairest votes are awarded on a descending scale with the best player being awarded three (3) votes scaling down to the 3rd best player being awarded one (1) vote

9.           It is important that all people awarding votes are aware prior to the commencement of the game that they are to cast votes for that match. The manger should select 4 of the following officials to cast votes and make them aware that it is a best a fairest vote (Not most improved or Special Effort Award).

a.     Coach (Always votes)

b.     Assistant Coach

c.     Manager

d.     Runner

e.     Boundary Umpire

f.      Water Carrier

10.         The voting slips must include the team and round number or date and must be collected by the team manager after each game and placed in a sealed container. The container must be kept secure and not opened until the vote count is conducted.

11.         The vote count will be conducted in the presence of the Coach and Team Manager at the end of the season.  Each player is only eligible to win one team award per team only.

12.         Once the vote count has been conducted, the Coach and Manager will award the following.

For All Youth Teams

a.     Best and Fairest

b.     Best and Fairest Runner Up

For Youth Teams that play a max of 18 players on the field at a time

c.     Best Defender

d.     Best Attacking Player

13.         The Coach and Manager will also award the following awards at their discretion

a.     Rookie of the year or Rising Star 

b.     Player's Player or Best Clubman – The manager should ask players to vote for this award

c.     Most Improved or Coaches Award

14.         A player will be ineligible to be awarded a Youth Team Award if any of the following situations apply:

a.     A player is suspended by the AFLBJ Tribunal for any reason during the season

b.     A player is subject to any internal disciplinary action by the Committee of the Everton Wolves JAFC for any reason during the season

15.         If there is any confusion/questions in regards to the voting system to be used for the Best and Fairest votes, the questions/concerns must be directed to the Everton Wolves Committee for clarification.

16.         Should a dispute or error occur during the voting process or vote count then the Team Coach must immediately inform the Everton Wolves Committee of the anomaly and seek a determination.

 

CLUB AWARDS

BOYS CLUB CHAMPION

17.         The Everton JAFC Boys Club Champion will be an Everton Youth Boys Member with the highest number of umpire votes as advised by AFLBJ competition coordinator at the end of the season and after the AFLBJ Awards night.

GIRLS CLUB CHAMPION

18.         The Everton JAFC Girls Club Champion will be an Everton Youth Girls Member with the highest number of umpire votes as advised by AFLBJ competition coordinator at the end of the season and after the AFLBJ Awards night.

JONES / WATT CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR

19.         The Everton JAFC Committee will call for nominations and will determine the winner at their discretion

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

20.         The Everton JAFC Committee will call for nominations and will determine the winner at their discretion

COACH OF THE YEAR

21.         The Everton JAFC Committee will call for nominations and will determine the winner at their discretion

MANAGER OF THE YEAR

22.         The Everton JAFC Committee will call for nominations and will determine the winner at their discretion

 

All awards will be presented at a Trophy Presentation at the end of the season.

 

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2018 PRE-SEASON TRAINING / COME AND TRY SESSIONS

 

BOYS U11, U12, U14, U16 

Every Tuesday and Thursday in FEB 5.30pm-6.30pm

 

GIRLS U11, U13, U15, U17 

Every Wednesday in FEB 5.30pm-6.30pm

 

Junior Boys and Girls U8, U9, U10

Every Saturday in March 9am-10am

 

All New Players are welcome to attend any session.

 

TRAINING WILL RESUME IN 2018

BOYS U11, U12, U14, U16

MARCH - Tue and Thu 5pm-6.30pm

 

GIRLS U11, U13, U15, U17

MARCH - Wed 5pm-6.30pm

 

Junior Boys and Girls U8, U9, U10

APRIL - Thu - 5pm-6pm

 

All New Players are welcome to attend any session.