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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Foundation

Sportsperson of the year Award – Nomination

Sportsperson of the Year, Description:

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors is honored to present its Sportsperson of the Year Award to an athlete, coach, team, administrator and / or individual who supports athletics, and who has distinguished themselves through outstanding athletic achievement, and/or ethical behavior both on and off their arena of competition during the course of the previous calendar year.

Criteria for Nomination:

  • Nominee is a resident of Virginia and / or their athletic achievement has a strong connection to Virginia
  • Athletic achievement must have taken place between January 1 – December 31, 2023
  • Nominee clearly demonstrates sportsmanship, defined as behavior exhibited before, during or after competition based on values, respect of the game and its participants.
  • Nominee positively affects a community’s sports culture and represents themselves and/or their athletic organization with integrity.

Disclaimers/Important Information:

The Hall of Fame will accept nominations for this award from November 1 through December 31.
The Board of Directors will review nominations and select the recipient for the Sportsperson of the Year Award to be presented at the annual Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.

Anyone can submit a nomination for the Sportsperson of the Year Award. To be considered, a nomination form must be completed in full, and supporting materials that detail the accomplishment must be provided, i.e. links to articles or news stories, biographical information, etc.

Application must be submitted in full and cannot be edited once submitted. Please proof and review all sections of the application prior to submission. Please call (757) 800-1555 with questions or for more information.

Nomination materials can be submitted electronically via the form below OR mailed to the following address. Materials must be received by 12/31/2023;

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
c/o Sportsperson of the Year Award

One Columbus Center

283 Constitution Dr., Ste 303
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023 by 5:00 pm

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