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1. FIH HONORARY MEMBERS

Within the Federation such an honour is restricted to persons who have served on the Council. It may also be given to individuals outside the Federation as a special honor for outstanding contribution and services to hockey.

2. ORDER OF MERIT

The Order of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members of FIH or not.

In the case of FIH members for distinguished service over a period of at least ten years, or for exceptional achievement or contribution, which is particularly important in the international field.

In the case of those who are not members of the FIH, constructive and positive activity over a period of at least 15 years, or unique personal achievement or contribution which has benefited international hockey.

No more than four awards during each two-year period.

3. DIPLOMA OF MERIT

The Diploma of Merit may be awarded to individuals, whether members or ex-members of FIH.

For shorter period of distinguished services or lesser service than that required for those receiving the Order of Merit, extended by a continuation of the individual’s devotion to hockey (for past members of FIH).

No more than six awards during each two-year period.

4. PRESIDENT’S AWARD

The President’s Award may be awarded to individuals who are not members of FIH.

For particularly long and valuable services to hockey, whether direct or indirect, or services which have had an indisputable beneficial effect for hockey at international level.

No more than 10 awards during a two-year period.

5. LEAUTEY CUP

From 1928 to 1973, the Council awarded the Leautey Cup every year named after the Founding President of the FIH (FRA 1924-1926) This Cup was awarded to the National Association having obtained the best results at international level in the preceding year or which had, through its initiative, its activity, its behaviour and its progress, shown itself to be the most deserving team in the sport of hockey, whose cause it had honoured.

6. PABLO NEGRE TROPHY

The Trophy is dedicated to the memory of the greatly missed Pablo NEGRE, a leader loved and esteemed by all and who rendered exceptional services to the Game of Hockey. It was presented to the FIH in 1973 by his family and his friends.

The Trophy is awarded annually by FIH to the National Association which has by its activities, initiatives and sportsmanship served best the course of hockey and made it more popular during the previous two years.

7. SUPER FAIR PLAY TROPHY RENE G. FRANK

This Trophy was created by the FIH to preserve the memory of Mr. René G. Frank who has been respectively Secretary General the FIH from 1950 to 1966 and President from 1966 to 1983. It was presented to the Federation in Brussels in 1984 by the Association Royale Belge de Hockey during the celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of the FIH.

The Trophy is awarded every two years in conjunction with the Congress, to a team or an individual known to have shown the greatest spirit of sportsmanship during a period of two or four years. Men, Women, Senior and Junior teams as well as individuals may aspire to this Trophy.

8. GUUST LATHOUWERS MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award was created by the FIH and was presented to the Federation by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond, to preserve the memory of Guust Lathouwers and his great contribution to the world hockey community.

This trophy is awarded every two years, in conjunction with the Congress of the FIH to an individual considered to have given outstanding service to the development and promotion of Umpiring.

9. THEO YKEMA AWARD

Awarded once every two years at the Congress upon recommendation of the DCC.

Euro 1’000 awarded to a National Association that has fulfilled the following criteria:

  • New development initiatives
  • Increase hockey activities
  • Increase in participation in tournaments & events, local, national, continental & international
  • Increase in number of qualified officials, including umpires, coaches and technical officials
  • Participation in regional, continental and international seminars and activities
  • Increase in number of active members, men and women, juniors and seniors

10.  ETIENNE GLICHITCH AWARD

The Etienne Glichitch Medal will be awarded by the Executive Board of the FIH on the following terms and conditions:

  • It will be awarded once every two (2) years, usually at Congress.
  • Nominations may be made by any member of the Executive Board, by a Continental Federation or by a National Association.
  • The recipient will be a person, Continental Federation or National Association who or which has made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the sport at local, continental, national or international level, particularly but not limited to administration, and recognizing innovative ideas and selfless dedication to the sport.

 
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