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. Nominated individuals 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, regional or sport specific Halls of Fame, sport historians, and members of the public to nominate their sport heroes.
Nominations can be submitted anytime up until January 15, 2017. The Class of 2017 will be announced in April 2017.
If you have any questions about our nomination form or the nomination process, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].
New inductees become Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Honoured Members in one of two categories:
- For outstanding athletic achievements as an individual or a team in the Athlete category
- For outstanding contribution to Canadian sport as a leader, administrator, official, coach, business leader, and media or in other roles in the Builder category
You Can Nominate!
All Canadians are invited to nominate athletes and builders of Canadian sport for induction to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame through our annual nomination process. To nominate an athlete or sport builder, please complete a nomination form and mail, fax or email to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame before midnight on January 15, 2017 to:
Mail: 169 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary, AB T3B 6B7
Email: [email protected]
Honoured Member Selection Committee
Each nomination is reviewed by Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Honoured Member Selection Committee and the newest class of inductees will be voted on and recommended to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors. The process of selecting each class of inductees is very extensive and follows guidelines established by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors.