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Nominations Open for Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

 

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame has inducted over 900 members since its inception in 1957. Alberta has so many incredible athletes, builders of sport, and volunteers that should be recognized for their contributions and honoured in the Hall of Fame. Every year, hundreds of Albertans come together at the ASHFM Induction Banquet to celebrate sports excellence in our province. This year’s banquet will be held June 3, 2016.

Nominees can be separated into six categories:

  • Athlete
  • Builder
  • Team
  • Pioneer Award
    – This award honours an athlete, builder or team that made an impact on the athletic life in Alberta 50 years prior to the current year.
  • Achievement Award
    – This award is presented to an acknowledgement of their extraordinary achievement as an athlete or builder in sport.
  • Bell Memorial Award
    – Established by the Bell family in honour of Chester Bell, this award is presented to members of media who demonstrate outstanding dedication to the coverage of sports in Alberta.

All nominations must include a completed Nomination Form, which can be found on our website at http://ashfm.ca/hall-of-fame-honoured-members/nomination-information

This form includes listing accomplishments, special awards, recognition, and achievements. Individuals must have been a permanent resident in Alberta during the relevant portion of his/her career. They must have developed their skill to a national and international level while residing in the province of Alberta and they must have represented Canada internationally (if applicable.)

Closing date of submission is January 31, 2016, at 4:30 pm (MT)

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