Achiever of the Year Award


This is held every year in March or April at various venues throughout Brisbane.

Each club has to nominate their top loser for the competitions, which include:

Achiever of the Year [most weight lost from 1st January to 31st December]
Family Award [two family members with a minimum weight loss of 5kg each]
Senior Award [for members over the age of 60 years]
Graduate Award [for members who maintain their goal weight]
Post Graduate Award [for members who maintain their goal weight]
Peter Rhodes Award [most weight lost from the 1st of July to 30th June]
Country Award [most weight lost from a member of a club 50kms and over from C.B.D.]
State Presidents Award [members nominated for their dedication to their club]
Mini Achiever Award [for members who have joined with less than 10kg to lose]
Beryl Muir Interclub Competiton [all clubs competiting against each other]



Once a year all clubs throughout Queensland are joined by two of our NSW sister clubs for a Convention at either the Sunshine Coast or Brisbane.

The weekend of fun generally commences at 5pm on Friday afternoon and goes through until Sunday Afternoon at around 2pm.

Guest speakers highlight the weekend with motivational tips on Healthy Eating and exercise. Saturday night we have a Fancy Dress Competition and a Talent Quest where clubs and members go head to head.

There are also in-house Raffles and Tombola with great prizes, which are drawn on the Sunday afternoon before attendees leave prizes.

A sample bag of goodies and brochures is given to all attending members, when available.

The 2022 is being held at the Maroochy Waterfront Camp & Convention Centre from November 4th to 6th.  

Convention Competitions

There are a number of competitions at the annual convention that are specifically for the members who have attended the previous. These include:

Norma Etchells Individual Competition: which is awarded for the most weight lost from Convention to Convention

Val Neuendorff’s Post Graduate Competition: to be eligible Post Graduates must have maintained their goal weight and attended the previous Convention.

Rita Heath Memorial Competition: which is for the top three losers from each club for a chosen three months of the year.

Sylvia Neal Individual Competition: which is for the three top losers from NSW.

Qld Versus NSW: as we have members of the Waratah Slimmers Association of NSW that attend our annual convention, we have a fun State Vs State competition.