The CSCM Awards Program recognizes the achievements and contributions of our members. The awards are presented annually at the CSCM National Conference to the club/candidate who exemplifies exceptional club management. The responsibility for overseeing the Awards Program rests with the CSCM Awards Committee.
The CSCM Awards Committee will review all nominations in consideration of the criteria and will make its recommendation to the Board of Directors. All nominations become the property of CSCM.
Nominations for the 2019 Awards Program is now CLOSED.
Thank you to those who have participated and supported this program.
All nominations are to be submitted as an Application Package and must include the following items:
Note: There is no Application Form this year.
Cover Letter, Summary and Letter(s) of Support should be submitted as PDF or MS Word documents.
Award Categories and Requirements:
This award is presented to the candidate who exemplifies exceptional club management.The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
This award is presented to a CSCM-affiliated club that has shown significant innovation, leadership, and social responsibility in the club management profession.One winner will be selected from each of the following three (3) categories determined by total annual revenues:
Please indicate which club size category you are nominating.The Nomination Summary must describe how the club clearly meets at least one of the following criteria:
This is the most prestigious award the CSCM may confer upon a member. It provides an opportunity for CSCM to recognize an individual for their significant achievements through a lifetime of effort and service to their club(s) and the Society.The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
This award is bestowed upon those managers who have provided distinguished service and/or made outstanding contributions to the club management profession.
The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
This award recognizes excellence in teaching and honours faculty for their teaching accomplishments. Recipients are presented with an award and a $1,000 honorarium at the Awards Ceremony during the CSCM 2019 National Conference.
The faculty may be nominated by their Department Heads and Chairs or by a CSCM member. The nomination letter should advocate and outline the case for why and how the Nominee has met the award criteria and indicate the relationship between the Nominator and Nominee.The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
This award recognizes a young club management professional who demonstrates notable professional accomplishments to date and shows great future potential. It serves to enhance the club management profession by celebrating young professionals and promoting future leaders.
Any CSCM member in good standing may nominate one or more candidate(s) for consideration.The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
In memory of Val Mason, the first president of the CSCM, the Society is offering a scholarship of $2,000 to an applicant who is presently enrolled in a post-secondary institution and intends to pursue a career in the club management profession.
The Nominator must be a CSCM member.
The Nomination Summary must describe how the Nominee:
When are applications due?
All categories of awards have a deadline of 5:00 PM EDT on
Monday, June 10, 2019 Friday, June 21, 2019 *deadline extended*. Please submit to email@example.com by this date in order to be considered.
Where is the application form?
This year there is application form. All nominations are to be submitted as an Application Package and must include a Nominator Cover Letter, a 2- to 3-page Nomination Summary, and Required Letter(s) of Support, as outlined in each individual award category. See above for details.
Do I require a nominator or can I self-nominate?
All awards require a Nominator, with the exception of Club of the Year. It is important to note that if you are considering nominating an individual, this must be communicated to that person in advance of submitting the application to CSCM. Please refer to the individual award categories and descriptions listed above.
If I am missing information in my application form, am I automatically removed from the review process?
Yes; incomplete submissions will not be included in the Committee review process.
Am I required to attend an interview?
No; however, an Awards Committee representative may be in touch with you via telephone/email to clarify points in your completed award nomination package.
When will I be notified about the results of the Awards Committee review?
The Awards Committee will be reviewing all applications over the summer months and final decisions will need to be approved by the Board of Directors. You will be notified personally by early September.
When is the award presented?
All awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on the morning of Sunday, October 6, during the 2019 National Conference in London, Ontario.
How do I know if the club is small/medium/large?
You will need to determine the club’s total revenue:
- Small size club (total revenues under $2M)
- Medium size club (total revenues $2-5M)
- Large size club (total revenues over $5M)
What constitutes an Active Member or an Associate Member as being in “good standing” with CSCM?
To be considered in good standing with CSCM, the member must be up-to-date on all membership dues for 2019.