Monday, December 5, 2022

2022 NOGI Gala Tickets Are Still Available


Tickets for this year’s Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences NOGI gala are still available.

The event is taking place on November 2, 2022, in Orlando, Florida during the annual DEMA Show. The oldest and some of the most prestigious awards in the diving world, this year’s winners include:

  • Science: Dr. John R. Clarke.
  • Environment: Harry Rabin.
  • Arts: Adam Ravetch.
  • Sports and Education: Jack & Sue Drafahl.
  • Distinguished Service: Dr. Albert Jose Jones.

The Gala will also see the introduction of the following two awards:

  • The 2022 Zale Parry Scholarship recipient
  • The Historical Diving Society, Pioneer Award

Commenting on the awards, AUAS President Dan Orr stated:

“The NOGI Award is the oldest and most prestigious award in the recreational diving world, recognizing individuals who have made significant career contributions to the sport, the industry and the world in the Arts, Sciences, Environment, Sports/Education and through Distinguished Service.”

You can find out more and buy tickets here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life!