Participation Trophies

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Participation Awards – Coming out of Lockdown

It’s been a strange year, to say the least. Over the past months we’ve all had to adjust to new habits that this time last year we would have found at worst unthinkable, at best laughable. “Lockdown” used to be something that only happened on Big Brother or Survivor, now it’s part of all our […]

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Participation Awards – so much more than a consolation prize

Recently a colleague drew our attention to an article by Richard Hinds on ABC news about Participation Awards. The gist of the article was this: despite cries from a few retired professional athletes that participation trophies are detrimental as they don’t teach kids how to “deal with failure”, the overwhelming evidence is to the contrary. […]

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Participation Trophies – from both sides of the field.

When it comes to club sports (and much else besides) we are lucky to have Jes on our team here at Premier Awards.  Not only can Jes navigate the full range of club sports trophies and guide and support our customers in their choices, but she is also a netball player, coach, umpire and umpire coach extraordinaire. […]

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Participation trophies – Are they bad for our children?

Over the past decade or so there have been numerous articles of a particular kind that have been doing the rounds. These articles claim that participation trophies are a waste of time, or that they are meaningless because, as a writer in the opinion page of the New York Times wrote in 2016, “they are […]

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