Background

Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

Nominations to the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame are submitted to the Hall of Fame and Awards Committee which meets annually to select inductees it feels meet the criteria in one of four categories – curler, builder, curler/builder and team.

With the exception of Curling Canada Past Chairs, to be considered, candidates must be 45 years of age or older as of January 1st preceding the annual Hall of Fame announcement.

The Hall of Fame and Awards Committee shall receive nominations from curling clubs that are members of the Curling Canada, the Provincial/Territorial Associations, past and present members of the Board of Governors of the Curling Canada, or the Association of Canadian Curling Reporters.

All nominations shall be made in writing to the Hall of Fame and Awards Committee Chair, at the Curling Canada office, and shall contain the fullest possible information, including a colour picture (head and shoulders – 300 DPI), the dates and records of the merits of each candidate.

Deadline for nomination is December 31 in any given year.

Induction to the Curling Canada Curling Hall of Fame is the highest honour bestowed by Curling Canada.

Hall of Fame Application

Classification of Members

There shall be four (4) categories of membership and enrollment in the Curling Hall of Fame, namely:

  1. Executive Honour Roll
    Past Chairs of Curling Canada shall automatically be inducted to the Hall of Fame as Executive Honour Roll. Their induction will occur at the AGM immediately following their term as Chair unless they continue to serve as a Curling Canada Governor. In this case, they will be automatically inducted at the AGM immediately following their term with Curling Canada. Canadian citizens who achieve status of President of the World Curling Federation (WCF) shall be inducted to the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame as Executive Honour Roll immediately following their term as President. Canadian citizens – from the sport of curling – who achieve status as International Olympic Committee (IOC) or International Paralympic Committee (IPC) member or President of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) shall be inducted to the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame as Executive Honour Roll immediately following their term. They shall receive the personal memento, certificate and the pin.
  2. Curler
    Curler is defined as a competitor or participant, including teams, recognized by Curling Canada.
  3. Builder
    Builder is defined as any individual who has made a major contribution toward the promotion, development and advancement of curling in Canada, and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may include officials, managers, trainers, Curling Canada certified coaches, administrators and executives of clubs, groups or associations, media personnel and sponsors.
  4. Curler/Builder
    Curler/Builder is defined as any individual who has combined competition and participation in amateur curling with continued interest and contribution toward the promotion, development and advancement of curling in Canada.

Eligibility

The following criteria will be taken into consideration when determining eligibility for induction to the Curling Hall of Fame:

Elections Posthumous

Hall of Fame and Awards Committee

Curling Canada