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WELCOME TO THE 2021

CLUBS SA

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

This year's submission process is now closed and judging is underway.

The nomination process for the 2021 Clubs SA Awards for Excellence was simple, online and available for all current financial Members of Clubs SA.

Clubs SA Members could choose from a broad range of Community, Operational and Individual categories that celebrate their Club and the work it undertakes for your Members and the Community.

The categories available, their purpose and entry requirements are outlined below.  Nominations closed on Friday July 16, 2021.

Winners will be announced at the Clubs SA Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner on Saturday 16th October, 2021 in the William Magarey Room at the Adelaide Oval. (Tickets on sale soon)

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TICKETS ON SALE SOON

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

 
 
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2021 SPORTING CLUB OF THE YEAR

The 'Sporting Club of the Year' category acknowledges Clubs who provide outstanding and ongoing support to sport in their Community. This Award aims to promote the vital role that Clubs play in the field of sport and their ongoing commitment to supporting a healthy Community.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What sport(s) does your Club Support?

  2. Describe the teams involved.

  3. What facilities and equipment does your Club provide?

  4. In what way/s does your Club encourage participation in sport?

  5. Why should your Club win the 'Sporting Club of the Year' Award?

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2021 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE

The 'Outstanding Community Service' category acknowledges Clubs who provide outstanding and ongoing support to people in their community. This Award aims to promote the vital role that Clubs play in supporting their Members and local Communities.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Describe your Club and its role in the Community

  2. Over the past 12 months, what type of community support has your Club provided and to who?

  3. What have been the benefits of this support to the Community?

  4. Why should your Club win the 'Outstanding Community Service' Award?

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2021 INCLUSIVENESS AWARD

The Clubs SA Awards for Excellence 'Inclusiveness' category acknowledges Clubs who open their doors to minority and disadvantaged groups and individuals in their Community. This Award aims to promote the initiatives Clubs undertake to encourage this participation.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What minority and disadvantaged groups/individuals does your Club support?

  2. What initiatives has your Club put in place to encourage participation by minority and disadvantaged groups and individuals in their Community?

  3. Why should your Club win the 'Inclusiveness' Award?

 
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2021 CLUB COOK OF THE YEAR

The 'Cook of the Year' is an individual category and is for non-certified cooks or volunteer kitchen staff.

The judging process for this category is conducted through a cooking challenge (date/venue TBA). Each participant will be given the same ingredients and time allocation to produce 2 dishes.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. How long has your Cook worked at your Club?

  2. What qualities does your Cook possess that support their nomination for Cook of the Year?

  3. How has your Cook demonstrated these qualities?

  4. Why should your Club Cook win 'Cook of the Year'?

Please Note: You will also need to supply a current photograph of the Nominee

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2021 CLUB CHEF OF THE YEAR

The 'Chef of the Year' is an individual category and is for qualified Chefs and Sous Chefs.

The judging process for this category is conducted through a cooking challenge (date/venue TBA). Each participant will be given the same ingredients and time allocation to produce 3 dishes.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. How long has your Chef worked at your Club?

  2. What qualities does your Chef possess that support their nomination for Chef of the Year?

  3. How has your Chef demonstrated these qualities?

  4. Why should your Club Chef win 'Chef of the Year'?

Please Note: You will also need to supply a current photograph of the Nominee

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2021 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

The 'Employee of the Year' is an individual category for employee's who demonstrate excellence in the workplace. Nominees should be highly regarded in their workplace and promote a positive image for your Club in the community.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What qualities does the employee possess that supports this nomination?

  2. What contribution has the nominee provided the Club that is above and beyond their role?

  3. Why should the nominee win 'Employee of the Year'?

Please Note: You will also need to supply a current photograph of the Nominee

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2021 MANAGER OF THE YEAR

The 'Manager of the Year' is an individual category and is for Managers who demonstrate excellence in the workplace. Nominees should be highly regarded and promote a positive image of your Club in the community. They should be able to demonstrate notable achievements over the previous 12 months that support the success of their Club.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What qualities does the Manager possess that supports this nomination?

  2. What contribution has the nominee provided the Club that is above and beyond their role?

  3. Why should the nominee win 'Manager of the Year"?

Please Note: You will also need to supply a current photograph of the Nominee

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2021 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

All nominees in Volunteer of the Year will receive 1 free ticket to attend the Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner

The 'Volunteer of the Year' is a category for an individual who is an invaluable part of your Club. The Nominee's involvement at the Club must create a fantastic environment and greatly contribute to the Club's success.
*Only 1 Volunteer of the Year Nominee permitted per Club.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What qualities does the Volunteer possess that supports this nomination?

  2. In what way has the nominee demonstrated support, commitment & dedication to their Club?

  3. Why should the nominee win 'Volunteer of the Year'?

Please Note: You will also need to supply a current photograph of the Nominee

 
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2021 BEST BAR ENVIRONMENT

The 'Best Bar Environment' category takes into account not only the bar and beverage selections, but also the level of customer service provided to guests, the overall environment and feel of the bar area, and any activities or facilities related to the bar.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What facilities and services do you provide in your Bar area that caters for your clientele?

  2. In what way does your Bar area cater for its Members?

  3. What makes your bar environment special?

  4. Why should your Club win the 'Best Bar Environment' Award?

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2021 BEST CLUB MARKETING

The 'Best Club Marketing Award' focuses on Clubs who have implemented and developed marketing activities resulting in success for the Club. This is a written nomination only (no site visit) and will require supporting documentation to be provided as part of the submission.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. What marketing initiatives does your Club undertake to support its activities?

  2. Provide an example of how your Club incorporates Marketing into its operations (Supporting documents can be uploaded at the end of the form)

  3. What impact does Marketing have on the success of your Club?  Please provide an example

  4. Why should your Club win the 'Best Club Marketing' Award?

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2021 BEST DINING - CAFE

The 'Best Dining - Cafe Award' is for Clubs that provide dining facilities with cafe style service (i.e. ordering at counter, ordering and collecting drinks from the bar).

This category requires judges to attend and enjoy the dining experience on offer at your Club and will take into account customer service, menu options, food quality and timing, dining area decor and accompanying beverage options.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Please describe the Café style dining experience at your Club, for example:
    - Ambience        
    - Service
    - Specials
    - Variety
    - Produce
    - Members pricing

  2. Why should your Club win the 'Best Dining - Cafe' Award?

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2021 BEST DINING - RESTAURANT

The 'Best Dining - Restaurant Award' is for Clubs that provide full restaurant service in their dining facilities (i.e. full table service including order taking, beverage and food delivery etc)

This category requires judges to attend and enjoy the dining experience on offer at your Club and will take into account customer service, menu options, food quality and timing, dining area decor and accompanying beverage options.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Please describe the Restaurant dining experience at your Club, for example:
    - Ambience
    - Service
    - Specials
    - Variety
    - Produce
    - Members pricing

  2. Why should your Club win the 'Best Dining - Restaurant' Award?

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2021 BEST FUNCTION/EVENT VENUE

The 'Best Function/Event Venue Award' is for Clubs that provide function and event facilities to their Members and the Community. Clubs with one (or more) dedicated function/event areas are encouraged to nominate and to highlight their outstanding event/function facilities and high standard of event hosting.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Please describe your function event offering at your Club, for example:

    • What facilities do you offer?​

    • Entertainment

    • Meal & drinks packages

  2. Why should your Club win the 'Best Function/Event Venue' Award?

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2021 BEST GAMING VENUE

The 'Best Gaming Award' is for Clubs that provide an enjoyable and safe gaming experience for Members and guests in an attractive environment suitable for purpose.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Please describe the Gaming experience at your Club, for example:

    1. Mix of machines including age and games offered​

    2. Decor, cleanliness, provision of refreshments, loyalty systems etc

    3. Responsible Gambling practices

  2. Why should your Club win the 'Best Gaming' Award?

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2021 TAB OF THE YEAR

The 'TAB of the Year Award' is for Clubs that provide a compliant, enjoyable and safe TAB wagering experience for Members and guests in an attractive environment suitable for purpose.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Please describe the wagering offering at your Club, for example:

    • Presentation and location of the wagering area including products​

    • Customer service

    • Promotion of TAB products & events

  2. Demonstrate your Clubs adherence to Responsible Gambling and Wagering Compliance obligations

  3. Why should your Club win the 'TAB of the Year' Award?

CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Please Note: Submissions into the Club of the Year Awards will require a copy of your Club's 2019/20 FY Financial Statement

 
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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - SMALL

The 'Club of the Year - Small' category is for Clubs who had less than $500,000 turnover in the 2018/19 financial year (pre-COVID) and recognises excellence in operations and Community service.

This overarching category looks at how the Club operates and functions for it's Members, Guests and wider Community, including but not limited to what facilities, activities and events are offered.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Who visits and uses your Club?

  2. What facilities, services and programmes does your Club offer its Members , guests and the wider Community?

  3. Please provide information on any special achievements / milestones your Club has achieved over the last 12 months

  4. Why should your Club win the ‘Club of the Year – Small’ Award?

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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - MEDIUM

The 'Club of the Year - Medium' category is for Clubs who had between $500,000 and $2,000,000 turnover in the 2018/19 financial year (pre-COVID) and recognises excellence in operations and Community service.

This overarching category looks at how the Club operates and functions for it's Members, Guests and wider Community, including but not limited to what facilities, activities and events are offered.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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  1. Who visits and uses your Club?

  2. What facilities, services and programmes does your Club offer its Members , guests and the wider Community?

  3. Please provide information on any special achievements / milestones your Club has achieved over the last 12 months

  4. Why should your Club win the ‘Club of the Year – Medium’ Award?

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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - LARGE

The 'Club of the Year - Large' category is for Clubs who had over $2,000,000 turnover in the 2018/19 financial year (pre-COVID) and recognises excellence in operations and Community service.

Clubs in this bracket must have entered (at least) 2 x Operational Categories + 1 x Community Category in the 2021 Awards for Excellence to be eligible.

SUBMISSION QUESTIONS

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Please Note: This is a nomination form only - no requirement to answer questions. (Scores from the entered categories will strongly contribute to determining the winner.)