Judge of the Year Award
This award is to recognize a NAFA judge who shows dedication, knowledge, sportsmanship, and outstanding contribution to the sport. The award may be given to one judge in each racing year. To be eligible, the judge must be a current NAFA judge at the approved level or higher. The judge must be in good standing with NAFA and must have been a judge for at least five years at the time of nomination.
A nomination may be made by any person in good standing with NAFA. Each nominee may only be nominated by one person in each election. The Board of Directors will narrow the list of nominees to no more than five (5) finalists to submit to a delegate vote.
Nominations shall be no more than 200 words, citing the contribution and outstanding qualities that make the candidate deserving of the award. Candidates cannot have previously won the award in the past five years. Nominations should be submitted via the NAFA online nomination form. Submit nominations to NAFA no earlier than August 1st and no later than September 30th of each year.
The winning candidate will be the candidate who earns the most returned votes. Winners will be announced at the Annual General Meeting.