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Mitchell Local Sporting Champions program

The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships

  • Base Grant: $500
  • Applicants travelling 800km - 1999km to their nominated championships: + $100
  • Applicants travelling internationally or greater than 2000km to their nominated championships: + $200
  • Applicants residing in a rural electorate: + $50

Visit the Local Sporting Champions website for application details or contact the office on 9899 7211 for further information.