Athletes competing in SM, MU20, MU18, SW, WU20, WU18 grades are eligible for these awards if they have at least one of the following qualifications:
- Has gained a first, second or third place when representing the Centre at any New Zealand Championship Meeting.
- Has represented the Centre at not less than three New Zealand Championship Meetings.
- Has established a New Zealand or Canterbury Record
- Has been a Member of a Centre team taking first place in any New Zealand Championship event.
- Has a performance at a meeting which in the opinion of the Executive is of exceptional merit.
Applications for the award of a blazer pocket may be made on behalf of any person by his or her club or by a Member of the Executive.