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News

  • Posted 2022-01-21 by Justin Bowling

    2022 BNOA Hall of Fame and Award Banquet

    Mark your calendars!!! The annual Bloomington-Normal Officials Association Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be Friday, August 5, 2022 at the ISU Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main St. Normal. Social hour will start at 5;30 with dinner and program to follow. More information will follow. If you have any questions, please email Justin Bowling at bnoapres@gmail.com

  • Posted 2022-01-30 by Chris Smith

    2022 Baseball Season

    Meetings for the upcoming baseball season have been scheduled. The first three meetings will be held at the Regional Office of Education located on the 3rd floor at 201 E Grove St. The meetings will be held:

    2/16 @ 6:00 PM
    3/23 @ 7:30 PM
    4/20 @ 7:30 PM

    Our final "meeting" is tentatively scheduled for 5/22 at a location to be determined. (Most likely Schooner's.) While all memebers are welcome, this meeting will include complimentary food and beverages for individuals who attend at least one regular season meeting!

Awards

  • Past and current inductees into the BNOA Hall of Fame.

  • Presented in the memory of Rory Hodgson to the less experienced official who best exemplifies the ideals of sports officiating, and who has worked to gain experience and knowledge necessary to advance in his/her officiating career.

  • Presented in the memory of Allan Russell to the BNOA official who did the most in promoting the ideals of sports officiating, and the development of young officials.

  • "Friends of the BNOA" - Award to individuals outside of officiating to be honored with the recognition they deserve for helping advance officiating, retain sports officials, and promote sports in general.

  • The Kevin Mallehan Scholarship Was Started In 2013 By The BNOA Executive Board In Honor Of Lifelong BNOA Member & IHSA Umpire Kevin Mallehan. This Scholarship Will Be Awarded Each Year , With The Recipient Being Recognized At The Annual Hall Of Fame Banquet. The Recipient Of The Scholarship Shall Be An Official In Good Standing With The BNOA Or An Organization Recognized By The BNOA Executive Board . The Application Period Shall Run From August 1st Thru March 1st Each Calendar Year. All Applications And Monetary Awards Will Be Reviewed By The Present BNOA Board Of Directors.