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Indigenous Athlete of the Month Award

The MASRC wants to recognize Indigenous athletes and their outstanding achievements in sport throughout the Province on a monthly basis. This recognition will be highlighted monthly on all our social media platforms.

Athlete of the Month Online Nomination Form

Nomination Criteria

  • The Athlete of the Month Award is open to Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit, or Métis) athletes who perform solo or as part of a team.
  • A "team" is defined as a number of persons associated together in an activity. This includes all-star teams and contingents competing in individual disciplines in which there is a recognized team award.
  • To be eligible, athletes must:
    • Participate in a sport which is a recognized by an affiliate of MASRC.
    • Be amateur in status as defined by their provincial sport organizations.
    • Make their primary residence in Manitoba. Athletes who live temporarily in other locations for educational or training purposes and are products of our organization are also eligible as are athletes who are originally from other provinces provided their primary residence is declared as being from Manitoba.
  • Nominations are made by coaches, teachers, community members and affiliate members of MASRC.
  • Nominator is only allowed to nominate one athlete per month.
  • An athlete may only win this award once per calendar year.
  • The nomination deadline is the 15 th of every month (January winner will be announced in February, February's winner in March and so on.)
  • The Awards and Recognition Committee will review all nominations and determine the award recipient. The decisions of the Awards and Recognition Committee are final.

Indigenous Community Champion of the Month Award

The MASRC wants to recognize Indigenous community members throughout the province. This recognition will be highlighted monthly on all our social media portals. It will go to an individual who has excelled in their respective sport over the past month.

Community Champion of the Month Online Nomination Form

Nomination Criteria

  • The Community Champion of the Month Award is open to Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit, or Métis) peoples who recognizably go above and beyond for their those who are in their community.
  • A "community" is a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. A community champion could be someone who helps out at community events, offers rides, volunteers, and the list goes on.
  • To be eligible, must:
    • Make their primary residence in Manitoba.
  • Nominations are made by coaches, teachers, community members and affiliate members of MASRC.
  • Nominator is only allowed to nominate one person per month.
  • A community member may only win this award once per calendar year.
  • The nomination deadline is the 28th of every month (January winner will be announced in February, February's winner in March and so on.)
  • The Awards and Recognition Committee will review all nominations and determine the award recipient. The decisions of the Awards and Recognition Committee are final.

This Month's Winners Are...

OCTOBER ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

MASRC is proud to announce our October MASRC Athlete of the Month! Caridee Pelletier is a multi sport athlete from Peguis First Nation living in Winnipeg, MB.

"Caridee Pelletier is from Winnipeg, Manitoba, but is a band member of Peguis First Nation. Caridee has played hockey and soccer since she was 6 years old. This year she is in grade 8 and made the Stanley Knowles Sonics JR girls volleyball team. She was also on the track and field team at the beginning of the school year. She was also asked by her previous teachers to help coach the grades 5 & 6 soccer teams throughout the school year. Outside of school, Caridee plays hockey with the U15 Rockets A1 female hockey team and soccer with the U15 Tyndall Park Thunder.

Caridee has loved sports since she was young, and she has developed a love for trying new sports and enjoys participating. She is a positive role model in her school and to her family members. When on a team, Caridee adapts quickly and sees how to successfully work with her teammates, she is vocal and encouraging when on the field/court/ice."

-Deidre Pelletier, parent

Congrats Caridee! We're looking forward to seeing your future achievements in sport and academics.

To nominate an Athlete of the Month, please click here: Athlete of the Month Nomination Form

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OCTOBER COMMUNITY CHAMPION OF THE MONTH

Our October #MASRCCommunityChampionoftheMonth is Savanna Sayese! Savanna is a First Nations soccer coach from Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

"Savanna goes beyond not only for her students but also for all Indigenous athletes. She is the CoFounder of M30 and completed 4 soccer camps this summer, along with Battle of Nations Adult Soccer Tournament and the Northern Goaltender Dream Camp.

She is always encouraging our young Indigenous athletes the importance of education and sports. She is a mother of five, coach, volunteer and educator. Sports has always been her passion and continues to promote sports to Indigenous communities in the North.

She is a positive role model that truly cares about the youth in her community. She is always providing opportunities and empowering her students & athletes."

-Jess Sinclair, friend

Congratulations Savanna! Thank you for your dedication to your community.

To nominate a #MASRCCommunityChampionoftheMonth, please click here: MASRC Community Champion of the Month Nomination

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