Yukon Sport Hall of Fame Criteria

Hall of Fame Nomination Criteria

Athlete

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must have reached a standard of excellence on a national or international level in open senior competition, having performed in such a way as to bring special honor to the Yukon. Consideration is given to place of birth and length of residency in the Territory.
  2. Having compiled an outstanding record, which extends over a minimum period of three years in one or more sports.
  3. Nominations for Outstanding Sportsperson from the early period of Yukon Sports history are welcome.
  4. Yukon members of a Canadian National Team can be nominated for induction as individuals.
  5. There must be a waiting period of three years following retirement from open competition, except in the event of death, whereby the nomination is eligible for immediate consideration.
  6. International (i.e.: Pan American/Commonwealth Games), World or Olympic medalists shall be automatically inducted, (subject to #5).

PROCEDURES

  1. Nominations for the calendar year will be accepted until TBA in 2018.
  2. Any individual or association can submit a documented nomination.
  3. Each nomination must consist of a letter to Sport Yukon, which includes:
    • A detailed statement outlining the sports career of the individual, such as competitive results, administrative or coaching contributions, community services and other pertinent background material; and
    • A letter of endorsement from the Sport Governing Body, other letters of support and newspaper clippings whenever possible.
  4. Sport Yukon Games Committee will then screen all nominations and recommend its selection to the executive committee for ratification.
  5. Successful nominees are advised in writing TBA in 2018.

Team

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be reached a standard of excellence on a national, international level, having performed in such a way as to bring special honor to the Yukon.
  2. Yukon members of a Canadian National team can be nominated for induction as individuals.
  3. Teams may be selected for their achievements in any one year, or over an extended period of time.
  4. All members were Yukon residents during the period of achievement.
  5. Junior Teams and Minor League Teams do not qualify for induction into the Yukon Sports Hall of Fame but would be eligible for a Special Recognition Award.
  6. Members of Pan American/Commonwealth Games, World or Olympic Medalists shall be automatically inducted.

PROCEDURES

  1. Nominations for the calendar year are accepted until TBA 2018.
  2. Any individual or association can submit a documented nomination.
  3. Each nomination must consist of a letter to Sport Yukon, which includes:
    • A list of names, a position held and current addresses for all team personnel.
    • A detailed statement outlining the sports career of the team, such as competitive results and other pertinent background material; and
    • A letter of endorsement from the Sport Governing Body, other letters of support and newspaper clippings whenever possible.
  4. Sport Yukon Games Committee will then screen all nominations and recommend its selection to the executive committee for ratification.
  5. The personnel of the successful teams are advised in writing TBA in 2018

Builders, Coaches, and Officials

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Demonstrated outstanding service to one or more sports over a minimum period of three years.
  2. Demonstrated leadership in the sport community.
  3. Be a Yukon resident during the period for which outstanding performance is claimed.
  4. Special consideration shall be given to any person in this category who, while remaining a Yukon resident, has made a significant contribution to the development of Sport at the national and international level.
  5. The award shall be open to any individual who has proved significant service to the development of sport in the Yukon (i.e. coach, trainer, manager, media person, administrator or volunteer.)

PROCEDURES

  1. Nominations for the calendar year are accepted until TBA in 2018.
  2. Any individual or association can submit a documented nomination.
  3. Each nomination must consist of a letter to Sport Yukon, which includes:
    • A detailed statement outlining the sports career of the individual, such as competitive results, and other pertinent background material; and
    • A letter of endorsement from the Sport Governing Body, other letters of support and newspaper clippings whenever possible.
  4. Sport Yukon Games Committee will then screen all nominations and recommend its selection to the executive committee for ratification.
  5. Successful nominees are advised in writing by TBA in 2018