Nominations Open: BC Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Class of Inductees

Aug 12, 2015

Do you know a British Columbian who has accomplished sporting greatness? The BC Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2016 Class of Inductees until October 1, 2015.
For close to fifty years the BC Sports Hall of Fame has preserved and honoured BC’s sport heritage by recognizing extraordinary achievements in sport. All nominees to be considered by the selection committee must have attained a high level of excellence at a senior level of competition and have brought honour to BC sport through their passion, commitment and dedication to sport. Induction into the BC Sports Hall of Fame is the highest recognition awarded to an athlete, team, builder or media member in the province of British Columbia.
Nomination Forms can be downloaded from where you will also find a complete list of BC Sports Hall of Famers starting in 1966. Categories for consideration: Athlete, Builder, Pioneer, Media, Team, and WAC Bennett Award. Please note: full selection criteria can be found on the nomination form.
Please note – as a multi-sport provincial organization the BC Sports Hall of Fame receives over 100 nominations annually and selection is a competitive process. All nominations are considered for three consecutive years. We encourage all nominators to spend time on the nominations and thoroughly review the criteria and application process.

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About the BC Sports Hall of Fame The BC Sports Hall of Fame is located at Gate “A” of BC Place with an inspiring Hall of Champions, Vancouver 2010 Gallery and many other exceptional galleries. The BC Sports Hall of Fame, a non-profit society, is the ‘go to’ organization for BC sport heritage. For over close to 50 year, we have honoured BC’s teams, builders, athletes, pioneers, and media through the annual induction ceremony the Banquet of Champions. To date 363 individuals and 58 teams have been inducted onto the BC Sports Hall of Fame. The collection of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum includes over 25,000 artifacts and 20,000 archival documents representing 100 years of sporting accomplishments in British Columbia. In everything it does, the BC Sports Hall of Fame honours, educates, and inspires through the Hero In You Youth Education Programs. Go there. Experience. Be proud. Be inspired. For more information please visit: follow us on twitter@bcsportshall and like us on facebook/bcsportshall

Allison Mailer
Executive Director
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Jason Beck
Curator and Facility Director
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