WHAT: Public nominations are being accepted for the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame. Nominees must have made an impact in the world of sports, either through outstanding athletic achievements or outstanding contributions to athletic programs, and have ties to San Antonio. The new class will be announced during a press conference on October 7 and officially inducted during the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute in 2014.
WHEN: Nominations are being accepted now through Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
HOW: Nomination forms are available online in the San Antonio Express-News sports section at http://mysa.com/halloffamethrough July 10. Mentions of the Hall of Fame nominating process will also appear in print in the San Antonio Express-News throughout the nominating time frame. If a person is already on the ballot, he or she does not need to be nominated again.
LOGISTICS: To see a list of current members of the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame, visithttp://www.sanantoniosports.org/hofmembers.html.
ABOUT: The San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame is a partnership between San Antonio Sports, the City of San Antonio, and San Antonio Express-News. The first class was inducted in 1995. The official induction ceremony takes place at the annual San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute. Proceeds from the black-tie gala benefit San Antonio Sports’ kids programs, which provide sports and fitness programs for thousands of local children.