August 25/11 10:27 am - Call for Nominations for the Paralympic Hall of Fame
Posted by Editoress on 08/25/11
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that the call for nominations for induction into the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame is now open.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee encourages all members of the Canadian Paralympic family to look to their members, athletes, coaches, leaders and others for those who could qualify as recipients of this prestigious award in one of three categories: athlete, coach, or builder.
All nominations must be received by the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Selection Committee by August 31st.
Inductees will be invited to attend the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on October 21th in Ottawa.
Criteria for nominations
The Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Selection Committee will be seeking nominees who meet a number of criterion including:
• Athletic Performance at the Paralympic Games and awards received
• Contribution to the Paralympic Movement
• Influence on Paralympic athlete or team success
• Technical innovations and contributions to the development of the sport and/or coaching community
• Has made a distinguished contribution to the development of Paralympic sport
More information on the Paralympic Hall of Fame and its nomination criteria can be found on the 2011 Nomination and Declaration Form which can be downloaded by visiting the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame website - http://www.paralympic.ca/en/About-Us/Canadian-Paralympic-Hall-of-Fame.html.
About the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame
Initiated in 2000, the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates those who have made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the Paralympic Movement in Canada. These individuals will be acknowledged within the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Honoured Members section located in the Olympic and Paralympic Gallery at Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary.