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Victorian School Sports Awards

Awards are presented to students, teachers, parents and volunteers who have excelled at, or made an outstanding contribution to, sport.

About the awards

The 2023 Victorian School Sports Awards, which recognise excellence across all categories of major school sports, were announced on Wednesday 27 March 2024.

Watch our video to find out what the Victorian School Sports Awards are all about.


Victorian School Sports Awards 2023

A total of 41 awards - including 34 Sporting Blue Awards - were presented to recognise government school students who excelled in their chosen sport, and to teachers who made an outstanding contribution to school sport in 2023.

Champion Australian marathon runner and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Steve Moneghetti AM, facilitated the awards ceremony attended by 220 guests.

Also in attendance as special guest presenters were Victorian School Sports Awards alumni, Jack Howell, an international para triathlete and Becky Webster, Geelong AFLW player. The awards celebrated its 30th year anniversary this year. Among the 41 award recipients were Bodhi Evans from Sandringham East Primary School who was selected to represent Australia in the 2023 Under 12 Baseball World Cup in Taiwan, and Jamie Cefai from Maribyrnong College who competed in the 2023 Taekwondo World Cup Team Championships in Korea. Both were presented with Outstanding Sporting Achievement Awards for their exceptional commitment to their sporting pursuits in 2023.

Arlo Styant-Browne from Brunswick South West Primary School received the Lindsay Gaze Outstanding Sports Leadership Award for his exceptional contribution to sport as a role model to his young peers. Arlo has coached, captained and played in a number of school and community basketball and football teams; supporting and inspiring team mates and leading his teams to significant success at competition level.

These videos of these three exceptional young athletes were played at the ceremony.

Find out more

For a full list of award winners, and information about how to nominate for the 2024 Victorian School Sports Awards, visit School Sport Victoria.