Spirit of POPS Award
The Spirit of POPS award is presented each year at the USA POPS Nationals.
Recipients are selected from nominations of POPS/SOS/JOS/JOE members that you may feel deserve
recognition. The nominees should have displayed the Spirit of POPS in some way "above and beyond"
normal POPS activities; i.e., organized local/national POPS related events, conducted seminars,
obtained POPS publicity, achieved a recognizable objective, promoted POPS in some notable ways, etc.
History and Past Recipients of the Spirit of POPS Award
Formation Skydiving Awards
To register a POPS/SOS/JOS/JOES award, download and print the Microsoft
Word Award Application Form, or print the Adobe Acrobat
Award Application Form (.pdf), fill it in and mail to Len Zak, POPS/SOS Awards Coordinator,
4808 Maricopa St., Torrance, CA 90503-2818
To qualify for an award: A POPS/SOS/JOS/JOES member must be in an all POPS/SOS/JOS/JOES formation as described on the application form.
Everyone in the formation must be a registered POPS/SOS/JOS/JOES.
There is no charge for an award card or number.
Full color embroidered patches cost $10.00 each. Each patch is about 5 inches tall. Patches are available for TBM,
FS, CF, and SOS, JOS, and JOES. No patches are available for night awards.
Men may earn a TBM: Tiny Broadwick Memorial Award by entering a women's 8-way or larger.
SOS/JOS/JOES awarded only if all others in the formation are SOS/JOS/JOES.