Nomination Categories and Deadline

The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame will consider induction for candidates nominated in the below mentioned categories. Nominations may originate with an individual. Club or association and must be signed by the nominator. Nominations should be made using the appropriate nomination form and should include as much factual information as possible, giving details of the accomplishments of the nominee. Wherever possible, the accomplishments should be supported by documentary evidence. Nominations should include a head and shoulder, black and white photograph (min. 5” X 4”) of the nominee. If the nomination is successful, both the nominee and nominator will be informed by letter. In the case of an unsuccessful nomination, only the nominator will be notified. Nominations will remain on file and will be reviewed annually for three consecutive years. Nominations that have been unsuccessful for a 3-year-period must be resubmitted in order to be reconsidered.

Nomination deadline is January 31 each year.To download form click here: LSHOF Nomination Form 

Athlete

PURPOSE:
To recognize athletes who have distinguished themselves in competition in Lethbridge or elsewhere and to recognize athletes who have rendered prolonged and meritorious service to sport.

ELIGIBILITY:
In order to be considered as a candidate for the Hal of Fame, an athlete must:

Have represented sport with distinction in athletic competition, either in Lehtbridge or elsewhere, or by example have brought great credit to the sport and high respect for the individual.

Have compiled an outstanding record which extends over a period of years in one of more sports.

Have been a Lethbridge resident, when possible, during the period for which outstanding performance is claimed.

Builder

PURPOSE:
To formally recognize the initiative, leadership and dedication of those individuals who participate in the development of sport.

ELIGIBILITY:
In order to be considered as a candidate for the Hal of Fame, a Builder must:

Have demonstrated outstanding leadership in service to any sport, sport group or sport association in positions such as coach, trainer, manager, writer or administrator.

Have been a Lethbridge resident during the period for which outstanding performance is claimed. This performance would normally have extended for a period of at least 10 years.

Team Award

The Team Award will serve to provide appropriate recognition for Lethbridge teams that have won a National, International or World Championship or have achieved the highest possible award in their particular realm of competition.

Special Award

PURPOSE:
To formally recognize individuals and/or organizations, athletes and builders who have made an outstanding and valuable contribution to Sports or to the community of Lethbridge through sports. This category is to reward people who have made these significant contribution but do not qualify under the other categories.

Selection Procedure

All nominations shall be considered annually by the Board or Directors. The decision of the Board shall be final and all nominators will be notified accordingly . An induction ceremony will be held once per year, when possible.

Kinsmen Sports Person of the Year

The Lethbridge Kinsmen Club in co-operation with the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame recognize one female + one male sportsperson for their achievements during the past year. The Lethbridge sports media nominates and votes on this award.