VSA Awards 2016

September 24, 2016, Bacchus Marsh

The President advised that Associations such as the VSA need to continue to recognize the achievements and ontributions of our Victorian and Tasmanian clubs and members. Today is all about celebrating our achievements and efforts.

1. State Comp Open and 18m:

Mark Paterson (Tasmania) – accepted by Eddie Madden

2. State Comp 15 meter:

Jack Hart (Beaufort) – accpted by Peter Buskens

3. State Comp Standard class: 

John Orton (The Gliding Club of WA) – accepted by Tim Shirley

4. State Comp Club class:

Phil Ritchie (SA) 

5. Ron Roberts Trophy ­longest flight:

Toby Geiger (GCV) with his 888.3 km flight on December 22, 2015.

– accepted by John Switala

6. David Hooper Memorial Trophy longest flight within 2 years of solo:

No nominations received.

7. Bob McCullough Instructing Trophy:

Noel Vagg (Beaufort) – accepted by Peter Buskens

8. Maurice Little Memorial Trophy for significant achievements in club development:

Les Nicholson – Sunraysia

9. G Vincent Memorial Trophy

Andrzej Wroblewski (Geelong Gliding Club)

10. Presidents Award for significant contribution to the VSA and gliding:

Eddie Madden (Sportaviation)

10. Living Treasure:

John Spilsbury (Soaring Club of Tasmania)

Jeff Farrow (Geelong Gliding Club) accepted by David Fynmore.

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