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Nomination Process for NC Chapter Hall of Fame

The chapter is now accepting nominations for deserving individuals or teams to be enshrined in the NC Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  The nomination and induction timeline procedures and candidate qualifications are below.  

 

Process: 

The person completing the candidate questionnaire for a nomination should:
(1) complete the questionnaire form on-line (click here to access) and
(2) mail the questionnaire to the address listed below or email it to the HOF email address (nclacrossehof@gmail.com) by March 31, 2014.
Questions may be emailed to the same HOF email address.

 

Timeline: 

March 31st:
To be eligible for consideration, all fully completed and signed North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame nomination questionnaires must be received by email to the HOF email address (nclacrossehof@gmail.com) or by mail to the following address:

                North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse
                Hall of Fame Nomination Submission
                PO Box 791 
                Morrisville, NC 27560
                nclacrossehof@gmail.com

Note:

  • All nomination questionnaires received after the March 31st deadline will not be eligible for induction within the current year, but will be automatically considered for the following induction.  Questionnaires can be submitted at any time throughout the year. 
  • If a candidate is not selected for inclusion on the ballot within the year of initial nomination, they will remain eligible for consideration in subsequent inductions.  It is not necessary to resubmit a new questionnaire, but submission of information regarding any new achievements, accolades or honors is highly recommended.  All information will be reviewed and housed within the nominee’s folder and will be reviewed by the North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame committee.

 

March:    
North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame selection committee collects and approves candidates. Questionnaires for candidates are posted on North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse website (www.uslacrossechapters.org/northcarolina/). North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame evaluation and voting process occurs. Final candidates are submitted for approval to the North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Chapter Board from the HOF Committee. Candidates notified of induction.

 

June:    
Annual class of men’s and women’s inductees is announced.  The announcement will occur though press releases, US Lacrosse and North Carolina chapter websites, print, and broadcast media.  Annual North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Celebration – event information can be found on the website.

 

Candidate Qualifications

Goal: To select the absolute best of the best, within the context of an individual's era of participation".

PLAYER
OFFICIAL / UMPIRE
COACH
CONTRIBUTOR/SERVICE/LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT/TEAM OF DISTINCTION  

 

Commitment to North Carolina Lacrosse Community:
The following are possible areas of evaluation used to determine the candidate’s commitment to North Carolina lacrosse community

  • Candidate must be a member of USL (former if deceased) 
  • Candidate must have resided within the state of North Carolina and been an active member of the NC lacrosse community for a minimum of 10 years.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated a wide vision of lacrosse that extends beyond an individual program or league or level. The person must have touch points with multiple levels of play (ex. youth and HS) as well as multiple modalities of the sport (coaches, players, officials and parents/fans).  

 

Character Beyond Reproach:
The following are possible areas of evaluation used to determine Character Beyond Reproach:

  • Practice and perpetuation of positive sportsmanship on and off the field
  • Positive relations with peers, opponents, subordinates and supervisors within the game
  • Service within lacrosse development initiatives
  • Service and honors within civic, community and military community
    Committee note: Service, not Honors, are better at determining character
  • Publicly known conviction of any crimes/felonies
    • All nominees that satisfy the minimum criteria will provide consent to undergo a criminal background check*
    • Only those nominees that are being seriously considered by the Ballot Committee for inclusion on the Ballot shall be subject to criminal background checks

*It must be clearly stated within the publicly posted process description that a potential criminal background check is a part of the nomination/selection process.