The SAMA Athletic Awards for 2018 were presented at the Summer Presentation Night on 17/4/2019.


Each year awards are made for athletic excellence in our club. The timeframe is a calendar year so summer competitors must perform well over two seasons. Categories for these awards parallel Australian Masters Athletic Awards and category winners will be nominated to the AMA.


Times, distances and heights are assessed by reviewing the best age group percentages at each event shown in the list below to determine the most outstanding athlete in each category.

For Sprints, Middle Distance, Distance, Walks, Throws and Jumps:


SAMA Track and Field Championships

All SAMA summer scratch event days

National Masters Championships

Oceania Masters Championships

World Masters Athletic Championships

SAMA Winter Championships

Greenbelt, Barossa and Adelaide marathons


In addition to these age-graded performance winners, awards are also made for:


Most Outstanding Individual Performance,

Most Outstanding Male Athlete

Most Outstanding Female Athlete

Most Outstanding Official/Administrator


For more information see SAMA Athletics Awards (PDF)