List of awards named after Governors General of Canada

This is a list of awards named after Governors General of Canada. It has become a tradition for outgoing Governors General to establish a trophy in a sport. Often during their tenure, a Governor General will also establish other awards.

Awards in sports

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Adrienne Clarkson
Clarkson Cup
Women's Hockey
World Cup Championship in Women's Hockey
2005
Ramon John Hnatyshyn
Ramon John Hnatyshyn Cup
Dragon Boat Racing
Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival
Unknown
Jeanne Sauvé
Jeanne Sauvé Trophy
Women's Field Hockey
World Cup Championship in Women's Field Hockey
Unknown
Roland Michener
Michener Tuna Trophy
Sport Fishing
Unknown
Unknown
Roland Michener
Roland Michener Trophy
Ice Hockey
Junior AAA championship in Ontario
Unknown
Georges Philias Vanier
Vanier Cup
Canadian Football
University football championship in Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Unknown
The Lord Byng of Vimy
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
Ice Hockey
Annual award given to the National Hockey League player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability. The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.
1925
The Earl Grey
Grey Cup
Canadian Football
Championship of the Canadian Football League
1909
The Earl of Minto
Minto Cup
Lacrosse
Championship of the Canadian Lacrosse Association
1901
The Earl of Derby (Lord Stanley of Preston)
Stanley Cup
Ice Hockey
Championship of the National Hockey League
1893

Other awards named after Governors General

*Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Arts
*Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law
*Jeanne Sauvé Fair Play Award
*Governor General Jeanne Sauvé Fellowship, an award to be made each year to a Brazilian graduate student in Canadian Studies
*Jules and Gabrielle Léger Fellowship, awarded to outstanding Canadian scholars for research and writing on the role, function and historical contributions of the Crown and its representatives in Canada
*Jules Léger Scholarship, to promote academic excellence in bilingual programs at the University of Regina
*Michener Awards for Journalism
*Vanier Awards for Outstanding Young Canadians

ee also

*List of Awards presented by the Governor General of Canada.

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