The final shortlist was established solely by the following Expert Panel composed of players, former players, coaches and officials selected by each of their Continental Federations:
Every international match played in 2023 has been considered (all international events and official test matches), and match data was shared with the Expert Panel before establishing the final shortlists for the FIH Player of the Year and FIH Goalkeeper of the Year Awards.
* Not for vote - Due to the timing of both FIH Hockey Junior World Cups – Women and Men – the FIH Rising Star of the Year Awards will be given to the Best Player of these two events
** Not for vote - The Expert Panel will decide the winners of the FIH Coach of the Year Awards
*** Not for vote - The FIH Umpiring Committee will decide the winners of the FIH Umpire of the Year Awards
The allocation of weights for each voting group determines the final score for each nominee as follows:
Winners will be announced approx. one week after the closure of the vote.