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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame  – Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is our country’s highest sporting honour and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame strives to reflect and celebrate Canada’s long and diverse sporting history.

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame would like to celebrate teams that have helped shape Canada’s sport history.

Teams are defined as two or more athletes who have achieved an outstanding athletic accomplishment.

The January 15, 2017 deadline is quickly approaching to submit a nomination for an athlete, team  or sport “builder” for induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Nominated individuals or teams may be deceased pioneers of Canadian sport, exceptional athletes that have been retired from major competition for at least four years, or “builders” demonstrating a lifetime commitment to the development of sport in Canada. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame invites all sport organizations and members of the public to nominate their sport heroes.

The criteria for selection are as follows:

  • Outstanding athletic achievement/contribution.
  • Demonstrated critical social values during their journey that all Canadians can be inspired by.
  • Positively influenced their sport, community and country.

In addition to recognizing amazing sport heroes, induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame also aids in promoting and building awareness for the inductee’s specific sport.

We invite Canadians to submit any nominations they feel meet the criteria for selection. Nomination forms and detailed information are available at sportshall.ca and nominations can be submitted to nominations@cshof.ca before January 15, 2017.

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ABOUT CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park (COP), site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 galleries, 52 hands-on interactive experiences and a collection of more than 95,000 artefacts. It is a place of honour for the 612 inducted sport legends and the 65 sports they represent. Our mission is to share the stories of the achievements of our inducted Honoured Members so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Please visit sportshall.ca to learn more about our education programs, facility rentals and corporate retreats.

For more information, please contact:

Marnie Krell
Manager, Marketing & Communications

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame  

P: 403.776.1086 

E: mkrell@cshof.ca