Nominations now open for Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame 2017 class

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The Snohomish County Sports Commission is now accepting nominations for the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Class. The deadline for the 2017 nominations is Friday, Feb. 28.

The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame exists to recognize and honor athletes, coaches, teams and/or sports contributors, who have distinguished themselves in their sport or vocation on the state, national and/or international stage and thus have brought state, national and/or international acclaim to themselves and Snohomish County.

Nomination criteria: The candidate must have been a resident of Snohomish County prior to or during the time s/he gained recognition. It is not necessary that the nominee be born in Snohomish County but s/he must have lived in the County for a minimum of five  years. Athletes and teams are eligible for consideration five years after his/her/their last competition. Coaches will be eligible after three years of the last coaching date or retirement. Sports contributors will be eligible based on service the community and need not be retired.

An online nomination form, www.snohomish.org/sports/sports-hall-of-fame, is available for the public to complete and submit to the Snohomish County Sports Commission. The public may submit the completed nomination via:
· Email: sports@snohomish.org
· Fax: 425-348-5701
· Mail: Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame, c/o Snohomish County Sports Commission, 1133 164th St. S.W., Suite 204, Lynnwood WA 98087

Questions? Email Frank Foster, Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Chair, fosfrank@yahoo.com.

The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet is scheduled for September 2017 at Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Xfinity Arena. For more information on the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, visit www.snohomish.org/sports/sports-hall-of-fame or call Snohomish County Sports Commission at 425-348-5802 ext. 102.

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