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Serving The American Rinks, (STAR) in conjunction with Jet Ice Limited is pleased to announce the 2014 Doug Moore Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to a STAR Individual Member for use toward course registration, travel and lodging expenses associated with attending the 2014 North American Rink Conference & Expo.

Who was Doug Moore?

Doug Moore was the founder of Jet Ice Limited and the Chief Engineer at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto for 30 years.  He was a hands-on person who understood the specific day-to-day needs of facility operators.  During his 40 years of service in the arena industry, Doug developed ice making concepts and theories that are recognized and accepted as standard practices in our facilities today.  He willingly and diligently shared his practical knowledge through hands on training and elevated the position of ice-maker to the respectable level of professionalism it enjoys today. 

General Scholarship Information

Selected Recipient will receive:

    •    A $1,000.00 Scholarship


To qualify for consideration, a scholarship candidate must:

  • Currently work full-time at an ice arena.
  • Be a current STAR Individual Member 
  • Currently registered for one of the three Certified Ice Technician (CIT) courses offered at the 2014 North American Rink Conference & Expo 
  • Provide evidence that financial support or their employer for course registration, travel and lodging will not provide reimbursement to candidate. 

Application Process

Scholarship applications must include the following information:


•    Name:

•    Employer:

•    Address:

•    Telephone number:

•    E-mail:

•    A list of all professional development opportunities you have attended to date.

•    Description of why the applicant believes they are deserving of the scholarship. 


Applications must be submitted electronically or fax to no later than April 29th, 5pm MST.  Late applications will not be considered.



Don Moffatt

Senior Director, Educational Programs

Fax: 719 538-1160

E-Mail:  donm@starrinks.com


The selection of the 2014 Doug Moore Scholarship recipient will be based on the eligibility requirements above and the information provided in the scholarship application.  The selected recipient will be notified on or before May 5, 2014.


The 2014 Doug Moore Scholarship will be presented to the recipient at NARCE during the President’s Welcome Reception on the evening of Monday May 19, 2014.


The scholarship will be awarded for the current year.  The scholarship must be accepted as awarded, and is not transferable.