BC Sports Hall of Fame Seeking Nominations for 2019 Induction Class

July 1, 2019

For Immediate Release June 26, 2018

Vancouver, B.C. – Do you know someone in our province who has made a significant contribution to the sports landscape in BC that deserves to be honoured?

On the heels of the successfully completed 2018 Induction Gala, the BC Sports Hall of Fame is calling on members of the public for nominations for its 2019 Induction class, the 53rd in the history of the Hall.

The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2018 and the 53rd induction class will be announced in the fall. Induction will take place at the annual Induction Gala, presented by Victory Square Technologies, Inc. in spring of 2019.

Jim Lightbody, CEO of BCLC and Chair of the BC Sports Hall of Fame, says: “British Columbia has had an astounding group of athletes represent our province at home and abroad and the BC Sports Hall of Fame honours their accomplishments and inspires the next generation to pursue their dreams. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized, we encourage you to nominate them for induction in the BC Sports Hall of Fame, where our province can celebrate their achievements.”

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 Fame Honoured Members.

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 Fame Honoured Members 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 Gala. The collection at 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/


Media Contact:

Eddie Tabakman
Media Relations