Before making a nomination:
the list of current nominees or contact us to see if the
person already has been nominated. It is not necessary to
fill out a new nomination form for persons who already have
been nominated in a previous year.
2. Read the criteria,
The official induction application contains a nomination form for
each category of nomination. Please ensure that you are using the
nomination form and follow the required format for
submitting pertinent information.
The Nomination Criteria
The following is a brief outline
of the nomination criteria:
Read or Print the official nomination/induction
application for a detailed description of
eligibility and restrictions.
Eligibility and Restrictions
Sports eligible for
recognition will be those sports currently recognized by
the Alberta Sport Council and those deemed eligible for
recognition by the Board of the Wetaskiwin and County
Sports Hall of Fame.
To be eligible the
individual must have resided at sometime in the City or
in the County of Wetaskiwin during part of his/her
The Town of Millet and the
Four Bands of Maskwacis are deemed within the County of
Wetaskiwin and thus the residents are eligible for
The individual who moved
away and achieved prominence in his/her sport career is
eligible if the basic skill level was attained while a
resident of the community and he/she maintains ties with
An individual may not be
inducted in more than one category in a given year.
For example, a member of a team or athlete being
inducted would not be eligible as a builder in that
Persons or teams that have
achieved the following honours will receive full
consideration for induction:
winners in the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and
World Student Games.
Winners of Canadian Finals in sports having a large
field of entry.
Members of Provincial or National Halls of Fame
Nominations may originate
with an individual, club or association and must be
signed by the nominator.
Nominations should be made
using the appropriate nomination form (attached) and
should include as much factual information as possible
giving details of the accomplishments of the nominee.
Wherever possible, the accomplishments should be
supported by documentary evidence.
Nomination of an individual
should include a head and shoulders photograph. (minimum
5” x 7”). Nomination of a team should include a
photograph (minimum 5” x 7”) of the team.
If the nomination is
successful, both the nominee and nominator will be
informed by letter. In the case of an unsuccessful
nomination, only the nominator will be notified.
Nominations will remain on
file for five years.
Categories of Recognition
eligible for nomination include individuals who have represented
sport with distinction in competition, both in the City of Wetaskiwin
and County, or whose example has brought notable credit to the sport and
high respect for the individual. Nominated athletes should have
compiled an outstanding record which extends over a period of years in
one or more sports.
for Builder should have served sport for a period of years, although not
necessarily consecutive. The nominee should have demonstrated
leadership abilities in service to any sport, sport group, or sport
association in a position such as coach, manager, trainer, official,
administrator, volunteer, facility/program developer, or a media member.
Some individuals may
qualify in both the athlete and builder categories and
would then be inducted as an Athlete/Builder. The
eligibility would be the same as in the athlete
and builder categories.
for nomination in this category must have a minimum of seventy-five per
cent (75%) of the same members over the period evaluated or induction.
The team should have achieved victories or have reached the ultimate
level of achievement in their sport and / or attained championships of
major significance such as Provincial, National, International, or a
World Championship events.
in the Special Award category applies to individuals, volunteers,
donors, associations and organizations who have made outstanding and
valuable contributions to the development or continuance of sport in the
City of Wetaskiwin and / or the County of Wetaskiwin but do not qualify
under the Athlete, Builder, or Team Category.
Category - Achievement Sports Award
This award would be
presented from time to time when an individual/s
accomplishes a sporting feat that surpasses the normal
accomplishments of the athletes. It would be once
in a lifetime accomplishments by an individual who has
gone far beyond the normal achievement that is generally
expected from any individual. Examples might be someone
who climbs a mountain, someone who wins a section of a
Official Nomination / Induction Application
including Rules of Eligibility and Pertinent Restrictions
It is understood
that the final selection process is the sole responsibility of the
directors of the Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame or their
designates, and that they will verify that the nominee is eligible
for nomination as outlined in the official criteria established.
Download Nomination Forms