Beginning in 2022, the New Jersey State Officials Association (NJSOA) created an awards program to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to interscholastic officiating while impacting student-athletes across the state of New Jersey.
Since there is a huge number of official chapters across all sports in New Jersey (96 total chapters), the association set up a three-year rotation for giving out awards, dividing all chapters into three sections based on size and geography. Most chapters will have an individual receive an award once every 3 years. Some of the very large chapters will have officials that receive awards every other year.
Congratulations to the following officials who have been recognized and honored by the NJSOA.