Nominations are now being accepted for individuals to be considered for induction into the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame in. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2019
To be considered for induction, the individual must have made significant contribution to conservation or preserving the heritage of outdoor sports. The person or group that feels this contribution is significant must complete the nomination form and submit it along with the supporting documentation of the contributions.
Induction into the York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors an individual can earn. It shows that an individual has given back more than they have taken and that they have made a significant difference to conservation or preserving the heritage of outdoor sports. Those selected for induction will be honored at the annual banquet in April and have their plaque on display at the Museum in Vails Mills.
The nomination form can be found at the NYSOHOF website http://nysohof.org/nominate/
Before submitting a nomination, please make sure each of these items completed:
1. Complete each item on the nomination form. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
2. Be sure to include a list of specific achievements or contributions the nominee has made that would qualify him for induction. (Contributions should be limited to conservation or preserving the heritage of outdoor sports.)
3. The scope of the achievements or contributions should be significant enough to be considered for induction. The sponsor should write a letter addressing this. *i.e. How has he or she made a difference?
4. Include detailed documentation supporting the specific achievements or contributions of giving back. They can be newspaper articles, photos, printouts from the internet, letters or emails verifying specific activities. (They should address the who, what, why, when and where of the activities.)
5. The nomination must clearly convey “It’s not what you take, but what you give back.”
This could include volunteer work or going well beyond normal duties of the job.
For more information please visit http://nysohof.org/