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BC Sports Hall of Fame Seeking Nominations for 2018 Induction Class

July 1, 2019

For Immediate Release September 19, 2017

Vancouver, B.C. – Do you know someone in our province who has made a significant contribution to the sports landscape that deserves to be honoured? The BC Sports Hall of Fame is calling on members of the public for nominations for its 2018 Induction class. The deadline for nominations is October 1st, 2017 and the 52nd induction class will be announced in December. Induction will take place at the Banquet of Champions induction ceremony on May 31, 2018.

Allison Mailer, Executive Director of the BC Sports Hall of Fame says: “The BC Sports Hall of Fame has the distinct honour of celebrating our province’s athletic history, and induction as an Honoured Member is one of this province’s highest sports honours. If you know of someone deserving of recognition, please consider nominating them in the BC Sports Hall of Fame, where the entire province can celebrate their achievement and learn about their impact on sport.”

The BC Sports Hall of Fame preserves and honours BC’s sport heritage by recognizing extraordinary achievements in sport. All nominees must have attained a high level of excellence and have brought honour to BC sport through their passion, commitment and dedication to sport.

Nomination Forms can be downloaded from http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/inductees/nominate/, where visitors will also find a complete list of all BC Sports Hall of Famers. Categories for consideration are: Athlete, Coach/Builder, Pioneer, Media, Team, and the WAC Bennett award. Please note: full selection criteria can be found on the nomination form.

Media interested in speaking with the Hall of Fame about nominations are asked to email etabakman@lbmg.ca

To learn more about all of the BC Sports Hall of Famers and to plan your visit, go to www.bcsportshalloffame.com.

About the BC Sports Hall of Fame

Go there. Experience. Be proud. Be inspired.
Located at Gate “A” of BC Place with inspiring exhibits, the BC Sports Hall of Fame is the ‘go to’ organization for BC sport heritage. For over 50 years, we have honoured BC’s teams, builders, athletes, pioneers, and media through the annual induction ceremony the Banquet of Champions. 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. For more information please visit: www.bcsportshalloffame.com follow us on twitter @bcsportshall and like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/bcsportshall/

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Media Contact:
Eddie Tabakman
Media Relations
etabakman@lbmg.ca
604.306.0875