TORONTO, ON (January 6, 2022) - Canada Basketball is pleased to announce that nominations for the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022 are now being accepted.
The Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame recognizes, honours, immortalizes, and enshrines the contributions of a diverse group of people to the development and advancement of basketball in Canada or internationally. Inductees to the Hall of Fame are awarded annually.
The deadline for nominations is February 6, 2022, with inductees being announced in the spring of 2022.
Subject to the nomination criteria, any person is eligible for election as an Honoured Member of the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame who has achieved an outstanding record of excellence, in the following categories:
Athletes are individuals who, while Canadian citizens, have participated as a player at an elite level and have achieved outstanding and extraordinary success as a player in the sport of basketball at the amateur and/or professional level.
Teams are made up of athletes who represent Canada, a province, a municipality or a Canadian organization or corporation that have accomplished outstanding or extraordinary results nationally and/or internationally that has brought prominence to the sport of basketball in Canada.
Coaches are individuals whose tireless efforts and expertise in the development and training of basketball athletes has made an outstanding and extraordinary contribution to the sport of basketball in Canada and/or internationally.
Officials are individuals who have exhibited outstanding and extraordinary skill and expertise as referees, as evidenced by their participation at an elite level of competition, nationally and/or internationally. Ideally, such individuals will also have contributed significantly to the training and development of basketball officials in Canada.
Builders are individuals who have made outstanding and extraordinary contributions towards the promotion, development and advancement of basketball in Canada, and without restricting the generality of the foregoing may include administrators, officials, trainers, managers, coaches and doctors. Such contribution should be national in scope.
Additional category specific criteria can be found here.
Nominations will be accepted from the following:
- Canada Basketball Board of Directors
- Canada Basketball Class A or Class B members in good standing
- Canada Basketball Hall of Fame Selection panel or Veterans Committee members
- General public
All nominees must be a Canadian citizen, or a resident of Canada for a minimum of three years, or born in Canada, or made their distinguished contribution to the game of basketball in Canada.
Canada Basketball encourages nominations for all qualified individuals and teams. The organization is committed to equity and diversity and welcomes nominations for women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.