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2016-2017 TXRA Annual Awards



 TXRA 2016 Annual Awards (presented in 2017)

I) Ann Gibbons Memorial Sportsmanship - Presented to a person who has demonstrated honesty, integrity and fairness during racquetball play, tournaments and all other aspects related to the sport.

II) Male Athlete of the Year - Awarded to a male player that has demonstrated significant improvement in performance and demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court, in the sport of racquetball.

III) Female Athlete of the Year - Awarded to a female player that has demonstrated significant improvement in performance and demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court in the sport of racquetball.

IV) Junior Male Athlete of the YearUnder 13 - Awarded to the male player that is under 13 years old that has demonstrated significant improvement in his performance. Demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court..

V) Junior Male Athlete of the Year - Age 13-18 - Awarded to the male player that is 13 or over and under 18 that has demonstrated significant improvement in his performance. Demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court.

VI)   Junior Female Athlete of the Year - Under 13 - Awarded to the female player that is under 13 years old that has demonstrated significant improvement in his performance. Demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court.

VII)  Junior Female Athlete of the Year - Age 13-18 - Awarded to the female player that is 13 or over and under 18 that has demonstrated significant improvement in his performance. Demonstrated good sportsmanship on and off the court.

VIII) Outstanding Racquetball Contributor - Presented to a male or female that has demonstrated commitment to the sport and has volunteered time above and beyond to enhance the sport of racquetball in Texas.

These awards are for the period of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 Awards will be presented at Regional’s Competition in San Antonio, Texas. (April, 2017)

Please email your nominations to Mike Grisz at mgrisz@aol.com by
March 1, 2017. 


Nomination Form:
Download Form (Adobe PDF)

Nomination Process: Download Awards Info (Adobe PDF)

Eligibility Criteria:

A. Candidates must be current TXRA/USRA  members in good standing and must have participated in sanctioned events for a minimum of two years.

B. Candidates must currently reside in Texas for the past two years

C. Candidates must have participated in a minimum of four sanctioned tournaments during the past calendar year and one of those to include State Singles, State Doubles and/or Regional Competition

D. Candidates may also include TXRA Board, Committee and At large members who exhibit extraordinary selfless service beyond that of his or her current position and /or meets the performance criteria 

Nominations:

A. Any current TXRA member in good standing may nominate a candidate or themselves

B. Nomination forms will be made available in an electronic form for download on the TXRA web site. These forms should be submitted to the TXRA Awards Chairperson via regular mail or email as noted on nomination form.