Vote now for your favourite Team or Individual

Vote for the team or individual that you think most needs funding, for their chance to receive up to $1,500 from the Thermoskin Community Sports Fund!

You will also be entered in the draw to win a $200 EFTPOS Gift Card!

With a total pool of $10,000 available plus a gift of Thermoskin’s Plantar FXT Calf Socks, 2016 winners will be decided upon by a panel of 4 judges including Melanie Wright (Australian Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder in Swimming), Sharelle McMahon (former Australian Netballer), Brett Emerton (ex-Socceroo) and Thermoskin CEO Matthew Symington.

Shortlisted entries will be based on quality of application, why the funds are needed, value to the community/individual, and number of votes received by the public, so start voting now and make your contribution!

To find out more on how your voting contributes, please visit our Terms & Conditions. Thermoskin Community Sports Fund Recipients will be announced on the Thermoskin website and Facebook page.

Voting: 4th – 25th May 2016
Recipients Announced: 6th June 2016

Total Votes:   5

Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club


Ballarat District Soccer League

State / Area:

VIC / Regional

Funding Requested


Voting has now finished.

Recipients will be announced on 6th June 2016.

About Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club

Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club currently has over 160 junior players aged from 5 to 18 and 20 Senior Adult players. The club was founded in 2008 and has grown from one 1 to 12 sides this year. We train and play at Mason Lane Reserve in Bacchus Marsh. We have male and female players from all walks of life from the communities in and around the Bacchus Marsh area. Next year hope to have our first Senior Women's side. We are a 100% voluntary club and have no paid staff members .

Value to the Community

We are a local social family club who support local children to come and learn the game of soccer and also be a social outlet for our member. We offer an alcohol and drug free environment and unlike many other sports club do not operate a bar or allow alcohol at our social events. We encourage our player to respect the community we live in and the wider community in general. We believe we discourage anti social behaviour and offer a

Why the funds are needed

The fund will be used to purchase Electric Powered Trailer Mover (see link below) for our lighting tower which allows us to train at night. Our training facility does not have appropriate floodlighting and to get round this we purchased a portable lighting tower which we currently tow onto the field using a members vehicle. The current method is a health and safety risk and also interrupt training if the person towing the tower out is late for any reason. Only certain member are allowed pull it out as it not a simple tow to get the tower out plus in wet conditions you need a ute or 4WD. Finally having a vehicle drive across our pitch can cause damage to the playing surface An Electric Powered Trailer Mover would allow the first coach who arrives to open up to get the tower out of our storage shed and get training underway. The total cost of the unit is close to $3K but we have already raised over $1000 towards the purchase of the unit. This unit would be another step in the right direction for the club.


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