2016 UMPIRE AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Umpire and Referee Committee will be collecting nominations for 2016 Umpire of the Year, 2016 Referee of the Year, and 2016 Rookie of the Year now through October 31,2016 through survey monkey. 
 
Below are the awards and the award criteria for the awards.  Once all nominations have been submitted, the Umpire and Referee Committee will then vote on the nominations.
 
1) Umpire of the Year
 
Criteria:
  • Must be a current certified umpire
  • Based on outstanding ability to and performance as an umpire for dedication to excellence and commitment to professionalism both on and off the court.
  • Must work at least 15 days
  • Must be in good standing with USTA NorCal
  • Cannot be on probation/suspension in that year
  • Cannot win the award 2 years in a row
 
2) Referee of the Year
 
Criteria:
  • Must be a certified referee
  • Based on outstanding ability and performance as a referee for dedication to excellence and a commitment to professionalism both on and off court
  • Must work at least 2 tournaments
  • Cannot be on probation/suspension in that year
  • Must be in good  standing with USTA and USTA NorCal
  • Cannot win the award 2 years in a row
 
 
3) Rookie of the Year
 
Criteria:
  • Awarded to a certified umpire in his/her first 3 years
  • Based on outstanding quality of work, determination to grow in knowledge and skill and enthusiasm and support of the officiating team
  • Must work at least 15 days
  • Cannot be on probation/suspension in that year
  • Must be in good standing with USTA and USTA NorCal
  • Cannot win the award more than once

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* 1. Name of Nominator:

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* 3. Reason for nomination (please include specific examples if possible):

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* 7. Reason for nomination (please include specific example if possible)

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