Awards/Recognition

Frank J. Zamboni was recognized for his innovative spirit and contribution to ice sports. These photos were taken at a few of the events, however a more comprehensive listing is available at the bottom of this page.

List of Awards and Recognitions for Frank J. Zamboni

Ice Skating Institute Hall of Fame – 1965
Honorary Doctor of Engineering Clarkson University – 1988
NEISMA Frank J. Zamboni Hall of Fame Award (inaugural year) – 1988
United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame – 2000
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame – 2006
National Inventors Hall of Fame – 2007
United States Hockey Hall of Fame – 2009
Google Doodle – 2013
United States Speed Skating Hall of Fame – 2013

Awards and Recognition for Richard Zamboni

Ice Skating Institute Hall of Fame – 1994
NEISMA Frank J. Zamboni Hall of Fame – 1998
Ice Skating Institute Frank J. Zamboni Award – 2001
Ice Skating Institute Lifetime Achievement Award – 2010
Ice Skating Institute President’s Award – 2013

Awards and Recognition for Zamboni Staff

ORFA Associate Award of Merit Award – 1994 (Frank Kellner)
NEISMA Frank J. Zamboni Hall of Fame Award – 1997 (Frank Brown/distributor)
NEISMA Frank. J. Zamboni Hall of Fame Award – 1998 (Bob Skrak/former employee)
Ice Skating Institute International Merit Award – 2008 (Emiko Aiida/Patine/distributor)
Ice Skating Institute Legacy Award – 2008 (Zamboni Company, Paramount Iceland, Berkeley Iceland, Belmont Iceland)
Ice Skating Institute Man of the Year Award – 2011 (Doug Peters)
ORFA Doug Moore Ambassador Award – 2012 (Frank Kellner)