Changes to 2015 MQ Awards Night

Changes to 2015 MQ Awards Night

Author: Media/Wednesday, October 28, 2015/Categories: State News

Motorcycling Queensland is pleased to announce changes to our annual Awards Night commencing as of this year. The 2015 MQ Awards Night will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre (Brisbane Showgrounds) on Friday 11th December 2015.

The key changes to this event are as follows:

*Discipline specific subcommittees will be invited to nominate their top 3 performing junior, and top 3 performing senior riders from 2015 who will be invited to the event and be profiled  / recognised on the night;

*Subcommittees will nominate these riders in 1st, 2nd, 3rd preference order which will be announced on the night;

*Riders nominated as 1st from each discipline will automatically become finalists in the Junior Achiever of the Year and Senior Rider of the Year categories;

*New award categories for the following:
-Lifetime Achievement
-Event of the Year
-International Rider of the Year

*Clubs and subcommittees have the capacity to nominate individuals in awards categories – view Nomination Form here

*Club of the Year award and ‘Event of the Year’ is ‘self-nominated’, ie clubs can nominate themselves / their event in this category;

*An Awards Night Panel consisting of Chris Vermeulen, Ray Jonkers and Rod Jenner will view nominations for individual awards and make decisions regarding finalists and winners in the following categories:
-International Rider of the Year
-Event of the Year
-Official of the Year
-Volunteer of the Year
-Club of the Year
-Senior Rider of the Year
-Lifetime Achievement
-Coach of the Year
-Services to Coaching

*Award recipients will still receive a personalised invitation to attend this event along with an offer of a complimentary ticket. Additional tickets can be purchased via the Ticket Request Form;

*MQ Subcommittee members will receive an offer of 2 x complimentary tickets to attend the event in recognition of their contribution to the sport over the previous year;

*Partnership (sponsorship) opportunities exist in all Award Night categories – view partnership proposal here.

More information about the 2015 MQ Awards Night available from


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