Year of Induction: 1993
Chuck Laidlaw participated in local basketball as a player, coach and referee for close to half a century. He officiated for 20 straight years at the B.C. High School Basketball Championships. Later, he was a referee for senior games, becoming one of the most respected officials of his day. He was also known as a prominent school football referee, baseball umpire and lacrosse and soccer official. As a player, he excelled in senior basketball, playing on Kamloops and B.C. Championship teams.