The HHSHoF holds an induction ceremony every 2 years. While nominations are now closed for 2024, nominations can be submitted for 2026 at any time. The deadline for nominations for 2026 is October 30, 2025.

There are four classes of inductees – Athletes, Teams, Builders, and Outstanding Achievement. For the purpose of selection, all inductees other than Athletes and Teams, will be considered for the Builders or Outstanding Achievement categories.

There are criteria that must be met to be eligible for induction.

Nominations are open to the public.

Nominations must be made using a nomination package provided by the HHSHoF. The deadline for submitting nominations for the next induction will be announced on this website and in the media.

Criteria for induction into the Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame, inductee classification details and nomination packages can be found in the Nominations section of the web site. All the information is in one document. The nomination package must be received by the deadline for the next induction.

The Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame defines sport as:

All forms of physical activity which aim at expressing or improving physical fitness and mental well-being, involve organized participation, and provide opportunities for obtaining results in competition.

Please review the following information prior to submitting a nomination.


Induction is restricted to three categories: Athletes, Builders of Sport and Sport Teams.

An individual connected with any sport, who has attained significant recognition and/or fame in or for the Haliburton Highlands, over a period of five (5) years or more, is eligible. Haliburton Highlands refers to the boundaries of the County of Haliburton, Ontario.

An athlete must have been retired from active participation in the sport(s) for which they are nominated for a period of at least (3) years or if still active, have attained the age of forty (40).

Builders shall be eligible at any time. There shall be no waiting period for this category even though the nominee may still be active in the role(s) for which they are nominated.

Teams shall be eligible at any time. There shall be no waiting period.

In order to be considered for induction, written nominations and supporting documents are to be forwarded to the Secretary of the Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame by February 1st of each selection year. Induction will take place on a biannual basis. Incomplete information may make the nomination incomplete for that year.

If you have any further questions or concerns please feel free to contact:

Roger Dart, Secretary,
Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame
Email: [email protected]

Nomination Information Sheet

If you believe your nominee meets the conditions outlined in the criteria and classification sections above, please proceed. Be sure that your facts are accurate. The Selection Committee will substantiate your information.

In addition to the completed nomination form, the following material is to be submitted:

  1. Supporting documentation which could include: copies of newspaper articles, clippings, citations and or certificates that describe the nominees sporting achievements, records, awards and contributions.
  2. Statistical data which outlines the nominee’s or team’s achievements which could include:  records set, highest levels of competition – district, provincial, national, international and championships won.
  3. Photographs: Individual head and shoulder photos and or action shots if possible for athletes and builders and Team photos for team nominations
  4. Character letter(s) supporting the nomination. The letters could be submitted by teammates, fellow competitors, coaches, managers and or fans who watched the athlete or team compete or have knowledge of the builder’s contributions.
  5. Potential sources of additional information about the nominee: websites, YouTube or other video links…

Place the material in an organized folder and/or three ring binders for easy examination.

Forward all information to:

Mr. Roger Dart
Secretary, Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame
PO Box 1038,
Haliburton, Ontario
K0M 1S0

Nomination forms can be completed online or printed and mailed.

To download a .PDF or .DOCX that you can print, fill out, and send back to us, click here:

To complete the nomination form entirely online, click here:

Inductee Classifications & Nomination Forms


We welcome your donations!

The Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame is made possible through the generous contributions of donors and sponsors.

To make a donation please send a cheque made out to: Municipality of Dysart et al. Put “Sports Hall of Fame donation” on the memo line of the cheque.

The Municipality will issue a charitable tax receipt for donations over $50.00.

Mail your cheque to:
Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1038
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0

If your business would like to be a Sports Hall of Fame sponsor, please contact us at [email protected].