SCSC Presentation Night 2022

Southern Cross Swim Club Presentation Night 2022

As we draw near to the SCSC Presentation Night 2022, we thought we’d give everyone a bit of a run down on what to expect on Friday night.

What is the SCSC Presentation Night 2022

The SCSC Presentation Night is the special night where all our amazing swimmers get to dress up, let their hair down and just have a great night out. 

During the swimming year, competitors receive points for competing and beating their own PB’s (personal best) at club nights. Each swimmer collects points during the season and then they are tallied up and competitors receive trophies depending on the points level they have achieved.

Every swimmer has the opportunity to receive a trophy and this system really rewards effort throughout the season.

We also have other awards that are given to swimmers that meet other criteria, such as club spirit, outstanding achievements and encouragement awards.

We are very lucky to have many special guests attend our annual presentation nights and this year we thank the following guests who will be attending:


Hon. Luke Howarth MP – Federal Member for Petrie / Assistant Minister for Youth and Employment Services

Hon. Yvette D’Ath MP – State Member for Redcliffe / Minister for Health and Ambulance Services

Counsellor Sandra Ruck – Moreton Bay Regional Council Division 5


  • Team Photo 7.15pm at the venue – Don’t be late
  • Then everyone will find a seat – sit with friends or make some new ones. Sit where you like other than the reserved table for the committee/special guests. Make sure you get a “free drink” ticket for each of your kids.
  • Event kicks off at 7.30 with a welcome speech from our President, Steve Birch
  • Kids will all be seated together at the front. They’ll be served platters of kid friendly food – hot chips, chicken nuggets and regular party type hot food.
    The awards presentation starts pretty much straight away and after the general awards, we’ll have a little break while the adults get to eat and we draw some raffle prizes.
  • Remember to bring some cash for tickets, however EFTPOS will also be available.
  • Then we present the main, special awards, followed by some more raffles, the cutting of the cake and what the kids really want – some hip music and dancing.
  • It’ll all be over by 11.30 so time to get some sleep before training on Saturday morning.



The Patrons Award

Southern Cross Catholic College
This award is for the swimmer who brings the most recognition to the club throughout the season. (Does not have to be a SCCC Student)

The Dennis Longley Memorial Trophy

Diane and Tina Longley
In recognition of outstanding participation & contribution to swimming. It can be received by a swimmer 13 years & over, who has been a member of the Club for the full season.

The Coach’s Awards

To be awarded at the coach's discretion.

The Jayden Hadler “Rising Star” Award

Junior Rising Star award. This award can be received by a swimmer 12 years & under, who has been a member of the Club for the full season.


A swimmer who embodies the spirit of the Club, friendship, support and role models a commitment to swimming training and club representation.

Petrie Shield

The Award consists of two individual awards:

Mr Luke Howarth MP, Federal Member for Petrie
Named after Andrew Petrie, a local builder, explorer & pioneer, after whom this electorate is named. Petrie was a hard worker & the first white man to climb Mt Beerwah. He eventually lost his eyesight, yet continued to run his construction business. Today his legacy can still be seen in many of the buildings and foundations around the Moreton Bay region. They are his legacy not just because he built them but because he inspired & helped others to discover their strengths.
Junior 9 & Under

An Encouragement award for a swimmer who:

  • Is a regular attendee at Club Night
  • Shows the right attitude and a continual improvement throughout the season
  • Junior
  • Senior
Both will be acknowledged on the one large Petrie Shield plus small individual shield each
Senior 10 & Over

An Encouragement/Leadership award for a swimmer who:

  • Shows commitment and dedication to swimming, (including training) and always tries their hardest
  • Represents the club on a regular basis
  • Displays great sportsmanship at all times.
  • Leads by example, offering assistance around the club, doing tasks that so often go unnoticed
  • Inspires others to discover their strengths and encourages them to become the best they can be


Our club is very fortunate to be supported by many local businesses and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors. 

Ray White Newport & Scarborough

Starkey Motor Group

The Komo & The Belvedere

PurpleCow Digital Marketing

Moody Kiddell & Partners – insurance firm

Custom Web Design-Strategy-SEO
Ray White
The Belvedere circa 1901
Body Reformers pilates & barre
Moody Kiddell & Partners
Starkey motor group

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