Gippstar – January 2017 Winners

Aislin - Gippstar - January 2017 Winners

Shooting (ISSF Skeet & American Skeet) and Tennis


Congratulations to 17 year old Aislin Jones from Lakes Entrance for her recent efforts in Shooting (ISSF Skeet & American Skeet) who is the Gippstar January “Open” Award Winner.  Aislin recently won Gold at the Australian ISSF National Championships in the Commonwealth Championship on the 15th January and Silver in the National Championship on 16th January.

The Gippstar January “Junior” Award Winner is Jemma Ashe Jemma was part of the Central Gippsland Region Team that contested the Judy Dalton Cup in Yarrawonga recently. Jemma won all of her matches in their Final clash against the Loddon Region; the result being 4 Sets 30 Games to 2 Sets 21 Games. As a result, Jemma was selected to represent Victoria after qualifying for January’s 2017 Foundation Cup in Adelaide

Gippstar nominations are currently open for the month of February and closing date for nominations has been extended and will close on the 24th March 2017, therefore it’s time to get them in.   We are looking to broaden the number of sports being represented on a month to month basis and encourage all nominations.  Remember by nominating, an athlete in our local community, will get the acknowledgement they deserve

Please note that you can also nominate for the following categories:

  • Team of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Special Achiever Award
  • Gippsland Sporting Champion

These Annual awards can be nominated at any time during the current Gippstar year.

If you would like to recognize the sporting achievements of a Gippsland athlete or any of the above categories, nomination forms can be downloaded from this website on the Gippstar page