Nominations for Golden Troll Award now being accepted

Orienteering USA Golden Troll Award 2011

Nomination Information

Purpose:  The purpose of the Orienteering USA Golden Troll Award is to recognize those individuals who have provided exceptional service to the sport of orienteering that extends beyond the local club level.

Rules for Nominations:

Each chartered club may nominate ONE person annually for the Golden Troll Award. The nominee does not need to be a member of that club; they may be from another club. Nominations are deemed to come from the primary club of the person making the nomination. In the event that more than one nomination is received from the same club, the volunteer recognitions committee will determine which single nomination from that club is the most deserving for that year.

Any individual may only receive the Golden Troll Award once.

Golden Troll Criteria:

Please be sure that the description of service for the nominee clearly meets the two following criteria.

  1. Service is as a volunteer (no profit was made in performing the service)
  2. Service extends beyond the club level

Examples include serving on national board or committees, holding key positions at A-meets, putting on training camps or events that serve a regional or national base, etc.

How to Nominate:

Please submit nominations via email to Clare Durand –  Nominations must be received by July 1, 2011 to be eligible for a 2011 Golden Troll Award.  Include the following information:

  • Nominee's name and Club
  • Name, Title, and Club of person submitting the nomination
  • Description of the nominee's volunteer service to orienteering. Please be sure to address both required criteria.

Golden Troll recipients will be announced at the Orienteering USA annual awards ceremony, being held at the convention Ice Cream Social on Thursday evening, August 4th. Pins will be awarded to those in attendance and forwarded to the club contact for those not in attendance.