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Row Nova Scotia Awards Banquet

2016 Row Nova Scotia Award Winners

Row Nova Scotia hosts an annual awards banquet to celebrate rowing accomplishments and excellence over the past year. Recognition is given to athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers who are striving to reach excellence in the sport of rowing in Nova Scotia.

2016 Awards Banquet

The 2016 Row Nova Scotia Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday February 4, 2017, location to be determined.

Doors will open at 6:00pm
Dinner at 6:30pm
Guest Speaker: TBD at 7:00pm
Awards Presentation at 7:30pm with social to follow

Tickets will go on sale Monday December 1, 2016 for $35.00. All ticket sales will end Sunday January 27, 2017 at midnight.

Tickets can be purchased online using PayPal


Awards

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The RowNS Male Athlete of the Year Award recognizes a male rowing athlete who has produced outstanding results in competitive rowing regattas at the provincial, regional, and national level in the immediate past season/year. To be eligible the athlete must be a member of Row Nova Scotia and registered with a rowing club in Nova Scotia.

The RowNS Female Athlete of the Year Award recognizes a female rowing athlete who has produced outstanding results in competitive rowing regattas at the provincial, regional, and national level in the immediate past season/year. To be eligible the athlete must be a member of Row Nova Scotia and registered with a rowing club in Nova Scotia.

The RowNS Male Crew of the Year Award recognizes a male rowing crew who has produced outstanding results in competitive rowing regattas at the provincial, regional, and national level in the immediate past season/year. To be eligible the entire crew must be members of Row Nova Scotia and registered with a rowing club in Nova Scotia.

The RowNS Feale Crew of the Year Award recognizes a female rowing crew who has produced outstanding results in competitive rowing regattas at the provincial, regional, and national level in the immediate past season/year. To be eligible the entire crew must be members of Row Nova Scotia and registered with a rowing club in Nova Scotia.

The RowNS Club Coach of the Year Award recognizes a rowing coach at a club in Nova Scotia who has produced outstanding crews or individual athletes in competitive activities at the provincial, regional and national level in the immediate past season/year. To be considered, the Coach must also be someone who demonstrates a personal commitment to coaching excellence and the values of the NCCP; demonstrates the values of fair play, good sportsmanship and respect for officials; promotes the development of athletes’ abilities both on and off the water and, has the respect of his or her peers.

The Umpire of the Year Award recognizes the contribution of an Umpire who has made a significant and exemplary contribution to rowing racing in Nova Scotia and Canada, in the immediate past season/year. To be eligible an Umpire must have been licensed for a minimum of one year.

The RowNS Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has, in a manner consistent with RNS’s values of excellence, integrity, communication, and ambition made an exemplary contribution to rowing. These values are regularly demonstrated by assisting at the clubs or RNS day to day activities, regattas, or events.

The RowNS President’s Award is selected by the current President of Row Nova Scotia. This award recognizes an individual, crew, team or club who has exemplified the values of RowNS in the form of integrity, leadership, team work, ambition and excellence in the sport of rowing over the past year.

The RowNS Mileage Award recognizes an individual who stands out for dedication, persistence and hard work in the sport of rowing regardless of regatta performance. This person is an integral member of their club, consistently puts in the miles at practice and rarely misses a regatta.

The RowNS Broken Oar Award recognizes an individual or team for a memorable rowing experience or story in the immediate past season/year.

Row Nova Scotia values the contributions of our rowing volunteers at all levels (Club, PRA and RCA). Any RowNS participant who has served as a rowing volunteer, in any capacity for 15 years or greater is entitled to receive a Long Service Award from RowNS. It is the responsibility of the club to nominate these individuals and provide the years of service.

RowNS Long Service Awards are given in 5 year increments beginning at 15 years (ie, 15 years, 20 years, 25 years, 30 years, 35 years, 40 years, 45 years and 50 years – longer if applicable).

Years of service is determined on the basis of participation as a member of Row Nova Scotia in the form of: a volunteer board member for Row Nova Scotia or a club; a volunteer worker or administrator; a volunteer coach at the club; and as an umpire at the provincial or national level. Quality of service will not be taken into consideration; however, mere payment of membership and/or attendance at events as an athlete or spectator only, shall not be considered as qualifying service.

An assessment of possible winners of all awards is made annually but an award is not necessarily made every year

Past Winners

2016 Row Nova Scotia Award Winners
2015 Row Nova Scotia Award Winners
2014 Row Nova Scotia Award Winners