Nominate someone for the Government of Yukon sport awards

Team Yukon

The Government of Yukon presents annual awards to outstanding Yukon athletes. The awards recognize their achievements from the previous year and honour athletes who achieve:

  • a level of excellence in their sport; or
  • a special level of accomplishment in their sport.

There are 2 award categories:

  • Premier's Award of Sport Excellence; and
  • Minister's Award of Sport Recognition.

Award criteria

All awards

  • Athletes much have competed in an eligible competition and achieved one of the identified standings (see table below).
  • Athletes’ results  must show their commitment to a training and competition program that helped them achieve excellence.
  • Athletes can achieve results in:
    • individual competition;
    • as a team; or
    • as a member of a team.

Premier’s Award of Sport Excellence

  • Athletes must meet the criteria for all awards (see above).
  • In addition, athletes’ results must have been in a category with at least 5 competitors.

Eligible competitions and results


                                      Eligible results

                      Eligible competitions  

 Gold Silver Bronze

         Special accomplishment


Member of Team Canada in the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games,
Para Pan Am Games or world championships

 PASE   PASE    PASE           PASE       PASE

Major international events sanctioned by the national sport organization

 PASE   PASE    PASE            PASE            --
National championships PASE  PASE   PASE           PASE          --
Canada Games or Western Canada Summer Games PASE  PASE   PASE           PASE          --
Western Canadian championships PASE MASR  MASR           MASR          --
Provincial championships PASE MASR  MASR           MASR          --
Canada 55+ Games MASR     --     --             --          --
North American Indigenous Games MASR     --     --             --          --
Arctic Winter Games MASR     --     --             --         --

Premier's Award of Sport Excellence = PASE Minister's Award of Sport Recognition = MASR

Nomination process and deadline

  • Representatives of Yukon sport governing bodies nominate  athletes from their sport.
  • To get nomination forms for individuals or teams, contact [email protected].
  • The deadline to submit nominations for the 2023 awards is January 15, 2024. 

Nomination forms

Individual nomination form 

Team nomination form 

Former recipients

View the lists of previous recipients.


For more information contact us by email at [email protected] orphone 867-667-5254, toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5254.