Promoting Commitment to Education, Professionalism, and Quality in Sports Officiating


  • Posted 2023-06-03 by Derek Sieg

    Level 1 and Level 2 Volleyball Clinic

    A Level 1 and Level 2 volleyball clinic will be held at Normal Community High School August 17, 2023. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. with the clinic beginning promptly at 5:00 p.m. This clinic is in conjunction with the volleyball scrimmage that evening. Snacks and drinks will be provided. The clinic is free to current BNOA members. See the attached flyer.

  • Posted 2023-04-20 by Justin Bowling

    BNOA Renewal Information

    The attached document details the changes that the executive board made to dues and the benefits of being a BNOA member that I alluded to in the mass email that was sent to members.

  • Posted 2022-08-15 by Mark Jontry

    2023 BNOA Football Clinic & First Meeting

    **The 2023 BNOA Football Clinic will be held on Saturday, July 29 from 8a-Noon **@ Regional Office of Education #17, 201 E. Grove St. in downtown Bloomington. To register in advance, email Scott Kerr at [email protected]. No charge for PAID '23-'24 BNOA members; $50 for non-members.

    The first BNOA Football meeting will be Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00-8:15p at the Regional Office of Education #17, 201 E. Grove St. in downtown Bloomington. We will cover the new rules for 2023, IHSA important dates reminders AND discuss the Part I test questions. Let me know if you have any questions [email protected]

    Meeting dates & format for the football meetings will be shared next month.


  • 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.