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Recognition of NDBRA Members

NDBRA is proud of the following individuals whose dedication to basketball, hard work, leadership and persistent effort has led them to excel in the game of basketball.

Life Membership

Award presented to an official by the (present) Executive of the Association upon recommendation of a selection committee set up by the Executive. The award is presented to an official that has made the utmost contribution to the NDBRA and has achieved significant accomplishment and success throughout their career as an official, and has proved themselves among the very select best our association has ever produced.

Life Membership

Mike Mitruk Award

Award presented to an official by the (present) Executive of the Association upon recommendation of a selection committee set up by the Executive.
The recipient:

  1. Should be an official of basketball (active member - an award which is prestigious to peers)
  2. Should be a member of the NDBRA in good standing throughout his/her officiating career.
  3. Should be an active official for a minimum of 5 years (not necessarily there for a great number of years but has made an important contribution.
  4. Should have contributed ar the very basic level of basketball officiating, that is, children and youth, in such a way that the contribution means a difference to the ones they "help", and with gratification rather than monetary compensation being the greatest reqard.
Past Mitruk Winners

NDBRA Award

Award presented to an official by the (present) Executive of the Association upon recommendation of a selection committee set up by the Executive.
The recipient:

  1. Should be an official of basketball.
  2. Should be or have been a member of the NDBRA in good standing throughout his/her officiating career.
  3. Should be or have been an active official for a minimum of 10 years
  4. Should have contributed something extra towards officiating in basketball which makes him/her set apart from the average official.
  5. May have served on the Executive of this Association or other Basketball Associations locally, provincially, nationally or internationally
  6. Should be an official who has gained respect form his/her peers
Past NDBRA Winners

Rookie Of The Year Award

Awarded to first year official that:

  1. Attendence at training sessions and monthly meetings
  2. Floor test results and comments; theory exam results
  3. Sincerity towards game responsibilities
  4. Willingness to accept assignements beginning at low level games.
  5. Member in good standing
Past Rookie of the Year Winners

Trevor Field Memorial Award

Awarded to an official that shows leadership and mentorship of other officials:

Past Trevor Field Memorial Recipients

Life Memberships Awarded

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Mike Mitruk Award Winners

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NDBRA Award Winners

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Rookie Of The Year Award Winners

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Trevor Field Memorial Winners

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