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Nomination Terms

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. The candidate must have been born in Summit County, Ohio or resided, worked in and/or had been a student in Summit County for a minimum of three (3) years.

  2. A candidate shall have been a viable contributor in a recognized sport at the POST-HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL . This requirement does not apply to officials.

CRITERIA:

  1. The nominee must meet the following requirements for consideration:
    • Has been a participating member of a recognized team that won a conference/league, state, national or international athletic championship.
    • Has been selected All-Conference or has been a recipient of an individual athletic award or honor on a conference/league, state, national or international level. Also, a nominee can be considered if he or she was a viable contributor on a Division I or Division I-AA team.
    • A nominee may be considered on the basis of his or her athletic performance at the professional level.
    • A non-athlete, such as an owner, founder, administrator and/or a comparable role in athletics, may be nominated if, in the opinion of the SCSHOF Committee, the candidate made a significant and noteworthy contribution to athletics on a local, statewide, national and/or international level.
    • If the nominee is an athlete, a minimum of five (5) years must have elapsed from the date of the candidate’s participation in the sport for which he or she is nominated.
    • A sports official may be nominated on the basis of his or her performance if he or she has a minimum of ten (10) years of service at the high school and/or post high school level.

NOMINATION PROCESS:

  1. Complete the online Nomination Form (link below).
  2. E-mail the following to Screening Committee Chair, Jerry Laria. Also, include "SCSHOF Nominee" in the email subject.
    • Attach a letter from the nominee's collegiate alma mater's sports information director verifying the nominee's records/statistics.
    • Include or attach any additional supporting documentation (i.e. newspaper clippings, testimonials, photographs, etc.).

SUBMISSION:

The completed application, including all the above mentioned items, must be submitted by Thursday, March 15, 2018.

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