April 15, 2023


The Awards typically honour the accomplishments of an athlete within a given program year (September 1st 2022 to August 31, 2023).

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible as nominees:

  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal descent (inclusive of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis).
  • Applicants must be active within the nomination period.
  • Applicants must demonstrate sportsmanship, fair play and ethics in sport
  • Applicants must be 15 years old or older

Application Deadline

The nomination period is April 15, 2023 to June 30, 2023.
Applicants must complete a nomination package and submit it to the Aboriginal Sport Circle on or before the application deadline of June 30, 2023 at 11:59 pm E.S.T. (Ottawa).


Applicants are to complete a Nomination Form and provide a supporting narrative. The National Selection Working Group will use this information to determine the male and female recipients. In addition to Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body (PTASB) nomination rankings will be considered prior to final selection.

TLA Nomination Form EN - 2023.pdf


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