AFL Victoria has the opportunity to nominate two people to receive a Merit Award for their outstanding service to Australian Football.
AFL Merit Award winners receive:
- An AFL Merit Award Certificate personally signed by the AFL Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the AFL Commission.
- Added to the honour board of less than 600 Merit Award winners dating back to 1931.
One of the nominations submitted by AFL Victoria will be for services to junior football. Ten years is the minimum period of service for which a nomination will receive consideration.