NTIS Officiating Development Program 2019/20 open for applications

Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture

Territory PeakSporting Bodies are encouraged to apply for the 2019/20 NTIS OfficiatingDevelopment Program.

Administeredby the Department of Tourism, Sport and Cultures Northern Territory Instituteof Sport (NTIS), $58,000 is available across two categories:

  • Category1: Development of Officiating Coaches and Educators
  • Category2: Accreditation Courses and Competitions

Category 1aims to assist sports with the development of officiating coaches/educators inthe NT. Like athletes, it is critical that every official has support from qualitycoaches/educators to encourage positive learning and developmentenvironments

Category 2aims to improve the skills, knowledge and experience of accredited sportofficials within the NT.

Peak SportingBodies can apply for one or both categories and receive up to $4,000 percategory, to a maximum of $8,000 in total.

In 2018/19, tenPeak Sporting Bodies benefited with 19 officiating projects approved totalling$61,074.

For moreinformation go to https://dtsc.nt.gov.au/sport-and-recreation/northern-territory-institute-of-sport/officiating

Applications must be lodged online via Grants NT https://grantsnt.nt.gov.au/

As stated by Department of Tourism, Sport andCulture, Senior Director, Dr Ian Ford

Im pleasedto announce the 2019/20 NTIS Officiating Development Program is open forapplications. The program supports and strengthens sport by providing keyfunding to develop sporting officials associated with the Territorys PeakSporting Bodies.

Thedevelopment program encompasses two main areas: advanced accreditation courses andcompetitions, and development of officiating coaches/educators with grants upto $4,000 available in each category.

Sport is away of life in the Territory and this funding continues to help improve theknowledge, skills and experience of accredited sport officials participating inthe NT.

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