Thank you for your interest and enthusiasm for wanting to nominate an athlete, team or builder for consideration for induction into the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame.
The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Hall Induction Ceremony is October 30th, 2019.
Please see below the criteria you should consider when submitting information. Include as much accurate information as you can so the Nominating Committee can make a proper judgement. Support documents are not required.
Thanks again for caring about the city’s sporting history.
Must have been a resident of Ottawa region during period of time in which they developed basic athletic skills which led to their distinction as an athlete, or permanent resident of Ottawa region fora period of not less than five (5) years during which time they distinguished themselves as an athlete.
Not normally considered until three (3) years following retirement from major competition or if still active having reached the age of fifty (50) years.
If Ottawa region is place of birth, consideration may be given to those whose athletic success was achieved elsewhere.
A builder shall be a person other than an athlete who has contributed to the sports heritage of the Ottawa region for a period of not less than fifteen (15) years. Although such a period of service need not necessarily be consecutive.
Must have made a major contribution to the development and advancement of the sport in the Ottawa region while a resident of region or must have been a resident of the region during the period of time in they honed the skills which lead to their distinction as a builder.
A team must be based in Ottawa region when feat is acclaimed.
Must be comprised primarily of Ottawa region residents at time of accomplishment.
Must have won a national championship or distinguished themselves in International or World Championship as a team duly selected to represent Canada in such competitions. The competition must be an open event sanctioned by a sports governing body. A team must be composed of two (2) or more members Members of a team eligible for the election into the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame shall be only those whose names appear on the official team roster for which the championship is being claimed.
Athletes competing as individuals within their sport as part of a contingent do not constitute a team. A team is not a team if the team result is derived on the basis of calculation of individual scores.
A Media member shall be a person other than an athlete, coach or team member who has contributed to the sports heritage of the Ottawa region for a period of not less than fifteen (15) years. Although such a period of service need not necessarily be consecutive.
Must have made a major contribution to the promotion, stories and advancement of the sport in the Ottawa region while a resident of region or must have been a resident of the region during the period of time in they honed the skills which lead to their media distinction.