Use the link below to complete the fillable Volunteer Recognition Nomination Form.

*REMEMBER* to SAVE the form on your own computer in order to properly fill it out. Also keep a copy for your records. Then you may submit the form within Adobe Reader, or email directly to executivedirector@bcringette.org

There are three Category areas for Nomination:
*** Details are below

  • Hall of Fame:
  • Yearly Recognition Award
  • Association and Provincial Service Awards
    • Service Awards Recognize 10, 15, 20 and 25 Years of Service
  • Builder Category

    Builder Category recognizes individuals who have contributed to the overall development of ringette in BC. Examples are volunteers who have founded local associations, board members, or people who developed provincial and community based programs that contribute to the growth of ringette, increased associations’ numbers, or promoted the sport to the general public. These individuals would be retired from active participation for at least 3 years. This category is further divided into Provincial Builder and Community Builder so that local associations can honor
    their members as well.

  • Hall of Fame: Athlete

    This category recognizes athletes who have contributed to the development of athletes throughout the province through camp organization, development of skill programs or being a role model for young athletes by practicing appropriate behavior through adherence to the code of conduct. Examples of individuals in this category are past skills instructors, High Performance athletes and athletes who volunteered to work on local, league and provincial boards. These individuals would be retired from competition for at least 3 years.

  • Hall of Fame: Coach Category

    This category recognizes volunteers who further the development of coaches throughout the province, through program development, clinic administration, mentoring and participation in the development of athletes. Examples of individuals in this category include NCCP program developers, course conductors, mentoring new coaches or leading teams to provincial and national prominence. These individuals would be retired from active coaching for at least 3 years.

  • Hall of Fame: Officials

    Recipients in this category are individuals who have further developed the National Officiating Certification Program through clinic administrations, active participation in events, and program development for officials within the province. Recipients could include past instructors, evaluators, referees-in-chief (association, league and provincial), and national championship caliber referees. Recipients can still be active in the program as instructors and evaluators, but must be at least 3 years removed from being an active referee.

  • VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

    The recipient will have made a significant contribution during the current season that promotes the philosophy of ringette. This could be through promoting the sport and local association; initiating a new dynamic program; chairing a host committee; developing policy for the association. One award will be given each year.

  • ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR

    There shall be no more than one (1) Local Association of the year elected annually. Nominees shall be in good standing with the BC Ringette Association and their League (if applicable). Nominees will have displayed above average performance in areas including, but not limited to, publicity, promotion, volunteer/participant recruitment and development, outreach assistance, player development, competition for varied levels of play and generally offering a well rounded program for their membership. Nominations may be put forth by another local association.

  • ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - JUNIOR AND SENIOR

    JUNIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Will be a currently registered athlete with BC ringette in the U16 division and below. The athlete may have contributed to their local association, league or provincial body through coaching, officiating or skill development, as well as displaying outstanding skill and fair play. The recipient should embody ringette’s philosophy of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship. No more than one award will be given each year.

    SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Will be a currently registered athlete with BC Ringette in the U19 division and above. The athlete may have contributed to their local association, league or provincial body through coaching, officiating or skill development, as well as displaying outstanding skill and fair play. The recipient should embody ringette’s philosophy of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship. No more than one award will be given each year.

  • COACH OF THE YEAR

    COACH OF THE YEAR – COMMUNITY: There shall be no more than one (1) Coach of the Year in this category elected annually.
    The nominees must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for selection:
    Nominees shall have been involved with an association level team for a minimum of three (3) years in the capacity of Head Coach or Assistant Coach.
    Nominees must be designated head coach of a team during the season they are nominated and must be fully certified to coach at that level.
    Nominees must display an excellent rapport with players, parents, opponents and officials, and embody ringette’s philosophy of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship.
    Nominees shall also have a proven capacity to improve the teams and individual athlete’s performance.

    COACH OF THE YEAR – PROVINCIAL: There shall be no more than one (1) Coach of the Year in this category elected annually. The nominees must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for selection:
    Nominees shall have been involved with a Provincial level team (AA, Canada Winter Games) for a minimumof three (3) years in the capacity of Head Coach or Assistant Coach.
    Nominees shall be a current member of a Provincial level team.
    Nominees must display an excellent rapport with players, parents, opponents and officials, and embody ringette’s philosophy of teamwork, fair play and Sportsmanship.
    Nominees shall also have a proven capacity to improve the teams/ and individual athlete’s performance.

  • OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR

    JUNIOR OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR: There shall be no more than one (1) Junior Official of the Year elected annually.
    Nominees to the Junior category must have been involved in ringette officiating for a minimum of two (2) years. Nominees must be actively involved in officiating at the Provincial Championships or other BCRA or Ringette Canada sanctioned events.
    Nominees must display:
    i. a solid understanding of the rules.
    ii. consistent and fair rule application during games and from game to game.
    iii. a professional attitude when dealing with players, team staff members, spectators and fellow
    officials.
    iv. appropriate manner that best represents all officials both on and off the ice.

    SENIOR OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR: There shall be no more than one (1) Senior Official of the Year elected annually. Nominees to the Senior category must have been involved in ringette officiating for a minimum of three (3) years. Nominees must be actively involved in officiating at the Provincial Championships or other BCRA or
    Ringette Canada sanctioned events.
    Nominees must display:
    i. a solid understanding of the rules.
    ii. consistent and fair rule application during games and from game to game.
    iii. a professional attitude when dealing with players, team staff members, spectators and fellow
    officials.
    iv. appropriate manner that best represents all officials both on and off the ice.