The Canadian Ski Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of incredible
individuals who have reached the pinnacle of success and/or have greatly
contributed to the advancement of the sports of skiing and snowboarding.
“The Canadian Ski Hall of Fame acceptance of nomination submissions is now closed. We want to thank everyone for sending in their submissions. Stay tuned, as we look forward to announcing our 2017-2018 inductees in June.” Peter Webster, Chair Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Nomination Committee
Thank you for your participation in recognizing achievements of incredible people.
• Anyone may submit a nomination that meets the category, criteria and comply with nomination rules.
• Restriction – Current members of the Selection Committee may not nominate, nor may they second any submission for candidates.
Nominations must be submitted by 9pm PST, March 30th, 2018 in order to be accepted.
There are 3 main categories for potential nominees with several subcategories in the Builder and Coaches/Instructor categories. It is also important to note that the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame honors those who have earned special recognition. The categories are as follows:
It is important to recognize that there are individuals who have or may contribute to the athletic history of skiing/snowboard sports. These individuals may not fall under a specific category but deserve to be recognized for their exemplary involvement and efforts. This award is to be presented if the individual meets the criteria at the level of a Contributor.
*If you are planning to nominate anyone in the above categories, please read the Criteria and the Nomination Rules before attempting to complete the nomination forms.
Criteria is the standard, conditions and measurements that a nominee may be judged on in order to be considered as an inductee in to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame.
Any Canadian Citizen who has achieved and been recognized for outstanding achievements or has attained prominence in ski and/or snowboarding sports and whose conduct brings distinction and positive acclamations to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame, will be considered eligible.
In addition, any individual who has made a major contribution to the development and advancement of the sport in Canada shall be eligible for induction to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame.
There are 5 descriptive categories for Criteria, which will be used in the Voting Process by the Selection Committee and approved by the Board. Each descriptive category is voted on with a numerical value.
You must provide detailed information about all of the descriptive categories in the submission form as provided.
The Canadian Ski Hall of Fame is governed by Policies and Procedures that have been reviewed and accepted by the Board of Directors (March 2016). The Policies are in place for the Selection Committee to provide concise, measurable and transparent guidelines for the Committee who are responsible for the decision of selecting deserving individuals for induction into the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame. The Selection Committee is appointed by the Board and follows specific guidelines for eligibility to serve on the Committee. There are detailed guidelines for categories, criteria and voting processes.
Once all of the qualified nominations have been accepted and the deadline has closed, each member of the Selection Committee will review and vote privately. Voting is completed using a numerical scale with values attached for each specific criteria category to ensure transparency and fairness. Once the votes have been submitted and the committee has created the short list, the Board will review and confirm the candidates.
The Selection Committee is comprised of 9 members selected by the Board, including the Chair with a minimum of (4) ski/snowboard sport disciplines represented. The members are required to have an overall knowledge of the history, traditions and advancement of ski/snowboard sports. The Selection Committee is responsible for upholding the policies and procedures for inducting honoured members to the Hall of Fame. The voting process and final decision must be confirmed by the Board. The entire process is confidential.