Celebrate Officiating Gala


An event not to be missed. Join us as we celebrate the best that officiating has to offer during an elegant evening banquet. NASO is privileged to recognize the efforts of outstanding people and outstanding calls through the Gold Whistle Award, Mel Narol Medallion and the NASO Great Call Award. You’ll feel enormous satisfaction and overwhelming pride in knowing you are a part of the officiating community — while at the same time helping to recognize those being honored.

Gold Whistle Award

The NASO Gold Whistle Award is given to an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the betterment of sports officials and the officiating industry. This year’s honoree will be the 25th to receive the award, joining an elite group of past recipients.


Mel Narol Medallion Award

NASO’s Mel Narol Medallion Award recognizes outstanding contributions to NASO. The award recipient is the ninth such honoree and joins other organizations or individual recipients.