The first ever Cumec Magazine Paddle-sports awards will be announced in Issue #14 of Cumec Magazine. A new programme for 2011 that aims to identify and acknowledge individuals, groups, and businesses that help to shape our community.
There are several sections to the awards programme that will be judged via an online voting system, and a judging panel. Nominations will be accepted for the following categories over the next two weeks;
* Expedition of the year.
* Photo of the year.
* Short Video of the year.
* Volunteer of the year.
* Online Blog of the year.
* Male paddler of the year.
* Female paddler of the year.
* Junior Paddler of the year. (Under 18 at 30/4/2011)
* Retailer of the year.
* New Product of the year.
* Brand of the year.
How the Paddle-sports Awards work.
All nominations received will be reviewed and a top five will be selected by a judging panel, public voting will be held between the 16th and 31st of May.
The awards are open to any New Zealand or Australian resident, company, or distributor. Nominations are open until 15th May 2011. Online voting will be available at www.cumecmagazine.com from 16th to the 31st May 2011.
The period for consideration is 1st April 2010 through to 30th April 2011.