Nominations

Eligible Sports

Eligible sport candidates for induction must meet (I) of the guidelines below, and additionally meet two (2) of the remaining three (3) criteria II-IV as outlined below.

  1. It is physical, competitive and adheres to standard rules.
  2. It is a member of, or affiliated with, a provincial or national sport federation.
  3. It is included in multi-sport events: (i.e.) Olympics, Pan-American, Canada Games, Provincial Games, etc.
  4. It is, or has been, recognized on Sask Sport Inc.’s list of provincial sports.

In 2006 the Board of Directors confirmed that no “special category” designation would be established to include any candidates that do not meet the eligibility criteria as defined above.

Eligibility of Athletes for Nomination

The nominee must have represented sport with distinction in athletic competition; both in Saskatchewan and outside the province; or whose example has brought great credit to the sport and high respect for the individual; and whose conduct will not bring discredit to the SSHF.

  • The nominee must have compiled an outstanding record in one or more sports.
  • The nominee must be an individual with substantial connections to Saskatchewan.
  • The nominee does not first have to be recognized by a local satellite hall of fame, if available.
  • The “junior” level of competition will be the minimum level of accomplishment considered for nomination eligibility.
  • Regardless of age, if an individual competes in an open competition, a nomination will be considered.

Eligibility of Builders for Nomination

  • The nominee must have served sport for a period of years not necessarily consecutive.
  • The nominee must have had a career which combines wholly or in part, the qualities specified for athletes (above) in such a way as to make their contribution to sport of an outstanding nature, and whose conduct will not bring discredit to the SSHF.
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The nominee must be an individual with substantial connections to Saskatchewan.
  • The nominee does not first have to be recognized by a local satellite hall of fame, if available.
  • The term builder should be defined to illustrate a variety of functions including coach, official, administrator, patron, media (journalist/broadcaster) and sports medicine.
  • The individual inducted as an athlete who then goes on to become an administrator in the same sport should not be inducted as a builder in the same sport.

Eligibility of Teams for Nomination

  • Saskatchewan teams winning a national, international, or world championship, or reaching the ultimate level of achievement in their sport, and whose conduct will not bring discredit to the SSHF, may be eligible for entry into the Hall of Fame.
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The nominee does not first have to be recognized by a local satellite hall of fame, if available
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Generally speaking, in a sport where athletes compete in individual events the team will not be eligible for a team induction.
  • A team is not a team if the team result is derived on the basis of a calculation of individual scores.
  • The “junior” level of competition will be the minimum level of accomplishment considered for a team nomination.
  • Regardless of age, if a team competes in an open competition, a nomination will be considered.

Waiting Period

  • Athletes should generally not be inducted for at least three (3) years after they have finished competing (retired).
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The three year term would not generally apply to builders.
  • Teams comprised of the same personnel must wait three (3) years before they are eligible for induction.
  • A team of a specific year should generally not be inducted for at least three (3) years after their accomplishment.

Nomination Deadline

  • The nomination deadline is October 1st, annually.
  • Nominations should be sent by mail or courier. Faxed and e-mailed nominations are not acceptable.

All nominations should include a 4×5 inch (10.12×12.65 cms) black and white head and shoulders photograph of the nominee. Photographs should be face forward with no shadow effects. Photographs must include the name of the photographer on the back. A letter from the photographer must accompany all photographs authorizing the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame to use the photograph in its galleries and for publicity purposes as it applies to the Induction Dinner. The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame will acknowledge the photographer for every use. Please be aware that photographs are not returned to the nominator.

Please select one of the following forms that best fits the nominee(s).

Nominations must be submitted in a type written format or they will be returned to the nominator for resubmission.

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